Everything you need to know about applying to
the Pathway Opportunity Programme
Applications for the 2020 Programme are now closed. Applications for the 2021 Programme will open in October 2020.
There are eight Pathways (subjects) in the 2020 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||28 January 2020||Queen's University Belfast|
|Subject Skills session||28 January 2020 - 23 February 2020||Online|
|Subject Specific Session||7 April 2020||Queen's University Belfast|
|Core Academic Skills||7 April - 30 April 2020||Online|
|University Information Session||8 June 2020||Queen's University Belfast|
|Residential Summer School No. 1 *||21 - 26 June 2020||Queen's University Belfast|
|Residential Summer School No. 2 *||19 - 24 July 2020||Queen's University Belfast|
|Next Steps Session||7 September 2020||Queen's University Belfast|
|Pathway Celebration Event||5 December 2020||Queen's University Belfast|
* Residential No. 1 is for Students in the AHSS, BioSci, Medicine Dentistry & Biomedical Science and Natural & Built Envitronment Pathways. Residential No. 2 is for Students in the Engineering, Law, Business and Computer Science Pathways
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 all events including the Residential 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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