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¡Bienvenido al Queen’s University Belfast!

Queen's University Belfast welcomes students from Mexico and from all over the world.  We have 17,000 students from over 80 countries, 3,500 staff and 100,000 graduates worldwide. We're one of the UK's leading universities with a heritage dating back over 150 years.

We accept a wide variety of qualifications. Below you will find information on undergraduate and postgraduate entry requirements, English Language requirements, potential scholarships for international applicants and details of our overseas agents and representatives.

Important information for applicants

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Undergraduate entry requirements

Applicants with the following qualifications will be considered for direct entry to Queen's University Belfast's Bachelor degree programmes:

  • A Bachillerato (completed 12 years of education) with an average mark of 7/10 or 70% plus a recognised Foundation programme with good grades.
  • Successfully completed the first year of a Mexican University degree (Licenciado) with good grades in relevant subjects.
  • Students who have not completed a year at university level will be expected to undertake a foundation or bridging programme, for example the INTO Queen's International Foundation Programme, before they can be admitted to an undergraduate degree programme.
  • Between 30 and 36 points in the International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB). Information on required grades.

Please note that the grades required vary depending on the programme of study. Further guidance on the entry requirements for each course can be found in the Undergraduate Coursefinder.

Postgraduate entry requirements

Applicants should normally have a good bachelor degree from a recognised university in order to be considered for direct admission to postgraduate diploma or master's degree programmes.

Holders of a four-year Licenciado will be considered for direct admission to postgraduate (graduate) diploma or Master’s degree courses. For most courses, your major subject or content of your Bachelor’s degree will also be considered.

Holders of the Maestria (Master’s) degree will be considered for admission to postgraduate research programmes (MPhil/PhD).

Please note that the grade required varies depending on the degree programme.  For further guidance, you should consult the Postgraduate Coursefinder or visit the website of the Queen's School that offers the degree programme.

If you are interested in Computing, Finance and Management courses, but do not meet the entry requirements, you may wish to consider a pre-masters Graduate Diploma offered by INTO Queen's.

Queen's University Admissions Office staff have expertise on a wide range of qualifications from around the world and will be able to assess your application's comparability to the UK entry requirement. Please ensure you upload copies of all official transcripts and final award certificates for programmes already completed and those currently being completed.

Students interested in undertaking a PhD at Queen’s University require good grades in their Bachelor's and Master's programmes awarded by a recognised university in addition to a strong research proposal.

English language requirements

Applicants will normally need to demonstrate a level of English equivalent to 6.5 IELTS or 90 TOEFL IBT (Internet based test). However, some degree programmes have higher or lower requirements (please check individual programme requirements in the relevant undergraduate or postgraduate University Coursefinder. View the full list of acceptable English Language qualifications.

INTO Queen's - Pre-University English Language Programmes

INTO Queen's University Belfast offers a wide range of English Language courses, which may assist students to meet the required standard of English language to be eligible for entry to degree programmes at the University. If you wish to apply for an INTO Queen's English course please contact into@qub.ac.uk or consult the INTO website

 

Scholarships

Alban Scholarships for Latin American Students

Chevening Scholarships

There are also scholarship opportunities available through the Mexican government (i.e. CONAYCT).

Queen's University Belfast offers a range of scholarships for international students.

A list of other potential sources of funding for Postgraduate study can be found on the University's Postgraduate Office website.

For other information on funding sources, please see the British Council Funding your Studies website.

Representatives and overseas visits

Queen's University Belfast International Officer with responsibility for México:

Ms Bridget Carey (b.carey@qub.ac.uk)
International Office
Queen’s University Belfast
Belfast BT7 1NN
Tel: + 44 (0)28 9097 5088
Fax: + 44 (0)28 9097 5089

Queen's has a network of agents and representatives committed to providing you with high levels of support. More information on our network and a list of agents by country can be found on the University's agent webpages.

British Council

The British Council in México can offer advice on studying and living in the UK. Their contact information is:

British Council México
Lope de Vega #316
Col. Chapultepec Morales
Delegación Miguel Hidalgo
México D.F. 11570

Tel: 52 55 52631900
Fax: 52 55 51631940
Email: info@britishcouncil.org.mx

How to apply

For details on the application process for both undergraduates and postgraduates, please visit the University's How to Apply section.

Further information

INTO Queen's

INTO Queen’s University Belfast is a partnership with Queen's University which offers academic courses and English language programmes designed specifically for international students. The courses help prepare students for entry to university in the UK and acclimatise students to living and studying in a university environment.

INTO Queen's academic programmes include:

  • International Foundation programme
  • Graduate Diploma programme
  • International Diploma programme

INTO Queen's English Language courses include:

  • English for Undergraduate Study
  • English for Postgraduate Study
  • Study Abroad with English
  • Pre-Sessional English
  • Summer School English
  • Insessional English