Finance, fees and scholarships

Fees and Costs

Find out how much it costs to study at Queen's and live in Belfast.

INTERNATIONAL TUITION FEES AND COSTS

Money well spent on a great education

The tuition fees you'll pay are dependent on the type of study you undertake and the course you choose. Follow the link below for more information.

International Tuition Fees

Accommodation and living expenses average costs


Queen's international scholarships

Queen's offer a range of scholarships across both undergraduate and postgraduate studies for our prospective international students.

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Undergraduate Scholarships

Designed to assist our undergraduate students

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Postgraduate Scholarships

Master's and research scholarships are available

Master's Scholarships Research Scholarships

Scholarships and additional funding

Queen’s has partnerships with a number of prestigious USA scholarships for postgraduate study.

BECOME A FULBRIGHT SCHOLAR AT QUEEN’S

In partnership with the Fulbright Commission, Queen’s University is offering a three year scholarship for a US student to undertake a PhD with the Senator George J Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice.

Queen’s also offers a scholarship award for the Masters in Global Security and Borders within the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics.

More details on Fulbright PhD Scholarships

More details on the Fulbright MA Global Security and Borders Award

 

MITCHELL SCHOLARSHIPS

For U.S citizens 18 years of age or older, but not yet 30, on September 28 of the year of the application (those who turn 30 on September 29th are not eligible) with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university before beginning study as a Mitchell Scholar.

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MARSHALL SCHOLARSHIPS

Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree in the United Kingdom.  Up to forty Scholars are selected each year to study at graduate level at an UK institution in any field of study.

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BUTEX STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIPS

Undergraduate scholarship for a semester or yearlong short-term study abroad experience in the United Kingdom. Several scholarships are awarded and available.

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THE HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON AWARD FOR PEACE AND RECONCILIATION

The University will provide a full tuition-fee waiver to an exceptional female student from the USA who wishes to pursue study in a field related to politics, conflict transformation or human rights.

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THE HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON EARLY CAREER FELLOWSHIP

To mark the award of the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws to Hillary Rodham Clinton the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences is inviting applications from outstanding early-career scholars for a 36-month Early Career Fellowship.

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INSTITUTE OF IRISH STUDIES MARY MCNEILL SCHOLARSHIP

Two scholarships to the value of £3,000 each are available for well–qualified students from the USA or Canada enrolling in the one–year MA in Irish Studies at the Queen’s University of Belfast in September 2019. 

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US FEDERAL LOANS

SUITABLE FOR UNDERGRADUATE AND POSTGRADUATE

Queen’s is approved by the US Department of Education for participation in the Federal Direct Loan programme.

Our School Code is G22736. There are three types of US Federal Loans – Subsidized, Unsubsidized and Plus Loans.

Students can normally borrow up to the full cost of attendance of their programme

This amount is inclusive of tuition fees, subsistence and airfare. Please note US Federal Loans are not available for medicine.

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Cost comparisons

ACCOMMODATION COSTS

£ sterling

US $

Can$

Non-catered accommodation 110 per week 145 per week 182 per week
Non-catered accommodation with ensuite
bathroom
130 per week 172 per week 216 per week
Application fee/Damage deposit 300 396 498

LIVING EXPENSES

Food 50 per week 66 per week 83 per week
Personal Expenses e.g. entertainment,
clothes (depending on social life)
40 per week 53 per week 66 per week
Books - Can be borrowed from the Library for two
weeks or overnight, or bought (reasonably
priced University Bookshops)
10 per week 13 per week 17 per week
Local Transportation
(Costs Minimal, as QUB is a campus university)
5 per week 7 per week 8 per week
Cost of a standard return train journey to
Dublin (2 hours)
34 45 56
Cost of an average return flight to London (1 hr)** 50.98 67.29 84.63

Gym Membership
Based on an off-peak student membership - payable per month

One off administration fee for monthly gym membership

(Free off-peak membership of Queen’s Sport for students living in Queen’s Accommodation)

15 per month

15

20 per month

20 

25 per month

25 

Student cinema ticket with Odeon

4.95

6.53

8.22

*All fees are payable in £ sterling. Approximate equivalencies are shown at the following rates (August 2017) US$1.32 = £1 Can$1.66 = £1

** Based on Easyjet flight from various London airports to Belfast International lowest published fare between Jan and June 2017

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