Everything you need to know about applying to
the Pathway Opportunity Programme
Applications for the 2019 Programme are now closed.
Applications for the 2020 Programme will open in October 2019.
There are seven Pathways (subjects) in the 2019 Pathway Opportunity Programme:
Each Pathway holds an opportunity to gain specific, valuable knowledge in that subject which in turn, allows you to transfer that knowledge to one of the available undergraduate courses available through your Pathway.
Click below to download a listing the various courses at Queen's University that are available within each of the Pathways:
Then, for more information on these courses and especially the academic entry requirements (GCSE's A-Levels or equivalents) for each course, please click here to be redirected to the Queen's University course finder.
|Welcome and Orientation||29 January 2019||Queen's University, Belfast|
|Subject Skills session||16-24 February 2019||Online|
|Subject Specific Session||2 April 2019||Queen's University, Belfast|
|Core Academic Skills||6 April - 28 April 2019||Online|
|University Information Session||25 June 2019||Queen's University, Belfast|
|Residential Summer School (4 Pathways)
Residential Summer School (3 Pathways)
|21-26 July 2019
28 July - 2 Aug 2019
|Queen's University, Belfast|
|Next Steps Session||17 September 2019||Queen's University, Belfast|
|Celebration Event||7 December 2019||Queen's University, Belfast|
*Please note that all elements of the programme are compulsory. Please do not apply for the Pathway Opportunity Programme if you know you will not be available for the Summer School.
To be eligible for the Pathway Opportunity Programme, students must meet the all following Section A criteria:
Section A Criteria:
In addition to the above criteria in section A, we are looking for students who meet at least one of the following Section B criteria:
Section B criteria:
Queen's University welcomes applications from students with a disability or long-term condition.
* You are required to meet any specific subject requirements for the course you are applying to. We advise you to research course specific entry requirements via our Course Finder on our website (www.qub.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate) prior to application. Click below to download a listing the various courses at Queen's University that are available within each of the Pathways:
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