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2020/21

International tuition fees

Queen's offers lower tuition fees and living expenses than many other similarly well-regarded universities in the United Kingdom. The fees you will pay will vary depending on the course you choose and the level of study.

Check Coursefinder pages for specific International fees for each course

The tuition fees payable by international students are based on the student's first year of registration and are listed below for undergraduate, postgraduate taught and postgraduate research students. Exceptions to the standard fees are listed separately.

In addition, the fee rate will depend on the following classifications:

Fee Rate 1 (FR1): Courses which are essentially classroom based
Fee Rate 2 (FR2): Courses with a substantial laboratory or workshop component
Fee Rate 3 (FR3): Pre-Clinical elements of medical courses
Fee Rate 4 (FR4): Clinical elements of medical courses
BDS Dentistry: Composite fee per annum over 5 years

Undergraduate

Students first enrolling in 2020/21. Tuition fees relate to one year of study

Course and Level of study

2020/21 (£ GBP)

2020/21 ($ US Dollars)*

 Additional Information

FR1 (classroom)

16,900

21,125 -

FR2 (laboratory)

20,800

26,000 -

FR3 (pre-clinical) / FR4 (clinical)

41,850

52,313

-

The Northern Ireland Department of Health introduced a mandatory clinical placement levy for all new international medical students commencing study at the University from 2019/20 onwards.  This charge is payable in each year of study to cover access to clinical placements in the Northern Ireland Health and Social Care system. 

The University has taken the decision to pay to the Department of Health the full cost of this clinical placement levy for the first year of study (£10,000), on behalf of new international students entering Year 1 in the 2020-21 academic year. This cohort of students progressing to Year 2 in the academic year 2021-22, will be required to pay a reduced charge of £5,000, and the University will pay £5,000. The full cost of the new charge is likely to be applied from Year 3 onwards (i.e. academic year 2022-23), and students will be required to pay £10,000 in each year (Years 3, 4 and 5).

*All fees are payable in £ sterling. Approximate equivalencies are shown at the following rates ( August 2019) US$ = £1.25

All tuition fees (with the exception of FR3 and FR4 above (2020/21 only) are subject to a 2% annual inflationary uplift.

 

2019/20 Student returners enrolling in 2020/21. Tuition fees relate to one year of study

Course and Level of study

2020/21 (£ GBP)

2020/21 ($ US Dollars)*

 Additional Information

FR1 (classroom)

16,725

20,906 -

FR2 (laboratory)

20,500

25,625 -

FR3 (pre-clinical)

20,960

26,200

Medicine Year 1& 2

FR4 (clinical)

39,625

49,531

Medicine Year 3 onwards

The Northern Ireland Department for Health has introduced a mandatory clinical placement charge of £10,000 per year for all new international medical students commencing study at the University from 2019/20 onwards.

This placement charge of £10,000 is in addition to the tuition fees quoted above for students commencing study in 2019/20. 

2018/19 Student returners enrolling in 2020/21. Tuition fees relate to one year of study

Course and Level of study

2020/21 (£ GBP)

2020/21 ($ US Dollars)*

 Additional Information

FR1 (classroom)

16,175

20,460 -

FR2 (laboratory)

20,285

25,655 -

FR3 (pre-clinical)

20,755

26,250

Medicine Year 1& 2

FR4 (clinical)

39,218

49,560

Medicine Year 3 onwards

Undergraduate Dentistry 2019/20 Tuition Fees

Students first enrolling in 2020/21: £TBC
Students first enrolling in 2019/20: £31,530
2018/19 Student returners enrolling in 2019/20: £31,209
2017/18 Student returners enrolling in 2019/20: £29,723

 

Postgraduate Taught

Students first enrolling in 2020/21. Tuition fees relate to one year of study

Course and level of study

2020/21 (£ GBP)

2020/21 ($ US Dollars)*

FR1 (classroom)

16,900

21,125

FR2 (laboratory)

20,800

26,000

All tuition fees are subject to a 2% annual inflationary uplift

2019/20 Student returners enrolling in 2020/21. Tuition fees relate to one year of study

Course and level of study

2020/21 (£ GBP)

2020/21 ($ US Dollars)*

FR1 (classroom)

16,725

20,906

FR2 (laboratory)

20,600

25,750

All tuition fees are subject to a 2% annual inflationary uplift 

Postgraduate Taught

Queen's Management School

Tuition fees relate to one year of study.

Programme New students Registering in 2020/21 - £ 2020/21 ($ US Dollars)*
MSc Accounting and Finance 20,900 26,125
MSc Human Resource Management 19,900 24,875
MSc Finance 19,900 24,875
MSc Quantitative Finance 19,900 24,875
MSc International Business 19,900 24,875
MSc Management 19,900 24,875
MSc Marketing 19,900 24,875
MSc Risk Management and Financial Regulation 19,900 24,875
MSc Economics 17,900 22,375
MSc Software Development 21,400 26,750
MSc Psychological Sciences 21,400 26,750
MBA 22,000 27,500

All tuition fees are subject to a 2% annual inflationary uplift

Postgraduate Research

Students first enrolling in 2020-21. Tuition fees relate to one year of study

Course and level of study

2020-21 (£ GBP)

2020-21 ($ US Dollars)*

FR1 (classroom)

16,950

21,188

FR2 (laboratory)

21,300

26,625

2019-20 Student returners enrolling in 2020-2021. Tuition fees relate to one year of study

Course and level of study

2020-21 (£ GBP)

2020-21 ($ US Dollars)*

FR1 (classroom)

16,625

20,781

FR2 (laboratory)

20,705

25,881

2018-19 Student returners enrolling in 2020-21. Tuition fees relate to one year of study

Course and level of study 2020-21 (£GBP) 2020-21 ($ US Dollars)*
FR1 (classroom) 16,495 20,619
FR2 (laboratory) 20,495 25,619

 *All fees are payable in £ sterling. Approximate equivalencies are shown at the following rates ( August 2019) US$1.29 = £1.25

 All tuition fees are subject to a 2% annual inflationary uplift

 

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Postgraduate Fee Deposits

Payment of deposits

International and Non-UK EU Distance Learning Students Fees – Payment Options

Options  Notes
Pay full fees at enrolment and registration 25% is non-refundable*
Payment Plan 25% Payment at enrolment and registration (non-refundable*)
3 further bi-monthly payments at the end of November, January and March
Direct Debit 25% Payment at enrolment and registration (non-refundable*) 3 further bi-monthly payments at the end of November, January and March.
Sponsor Evidence of sponsorship or scholarship from a government of other official organisation, must be provided at enrolment and registration.

Tuition Fee Liability for Student Withdrawals

Full-time Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taught Students

The date when a student withdraws will affect the level of tuition fees which may be refunded.  Adjustments to tuition fees are calculated with reference to the date of a student's withdrawal from the University, not the last date of attendance. The table below demonstrates how tuition fees are calculated in respect of a withdrawal;


Withdrawal Policy (effective from 1 August 2019)

Attendance/SLC Liability Point Normal Effective Date  Fees due to the University 
 Completion of Enrolment and Registration (non-refundable)*  September/October  25%
 Resumption of Autumn Semester following the Vacation Period January 2020 (Date TBC)  50%
 Resumption of Spring Semester following the Vacation Period March / April 2020 (Date TBC)  100%

*The non-refundable percentages of fees will increase at various points during the academic year.

Part-time Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taught Students
Fees for part-time students are calculated by semester.  Further details of the withdrawal and module drop policy, for part-time students, are outlined in Section 4.4.2 of the Student Finance Framework.

Postgraduate Research Students
The tuition fee liability for a Postgraduate Research student withdrawal, or a temporary leave of absence, is based on the official date of withdrawal in the academic year, and a refund will be issued, if appropriate.  The tuition fee is calculated for a month if a student is deemed to be in attendance on, or after, the 5th of that month.

For further information, please refer to the Student Finance Framework.

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