International Student Testimonials
Mark Sumadi | Indonesia | BSc Actuarial Science & Risk Management
"I chose Queen's University Belfast because it's part of the Russell Group, and because of it's rankings throughout the UK and worldwide. It's ranked highly for it's Finance and Economics degrees. Also, Queen's is affiliated with the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, which makes me eligible for six exemptions, cutting short the time I need to spend to qualify as an Actuary."
Tang Jiawei | China | MSc Accounting and Finance
"The reason I chose Queen's University is because the high reputation of this School... The thing I most enjoy on the course is the groupwork assignment because we can share our ideas and learn from each other."
Chinmay Nilesh Prabh | India | MSc Risk and Investment Management
"My qualification from Queen's will give me an advantage compared to other people, as I am getting a Certificate of Financial Risk Management along with my degree."
Marvelyn Anderson | Indonesia | BSc Accounting
"I would definitely recommend Queen's. As well as it being a top university and part of the Russell Group, it's finally a place I can call my home. I have made a lot of memories and lifelong friends here."
Isabella Iskandar | Malaysia | BSc Finance
"The course emphasis a lot on the necessary skills you need to be employable. There is a good balance of lectures, tutorials and seminars. If you want to meet new people, the best thing to do is join one of the many clubs and societies here." Isabella is now an Analytics & Artificial Intelligence Consultant at Capgemini Invent.
Liqun Mao | China | BSc Actuarial Science & Risk Management
"The placement has confirmed that I should take actuary as my future career... It's the practice of combining the knowledge with the real work that makes us as students, employable."
Uyen Ho | Vietnam | BSc Finance
"I want to say thank you to my parents for helping me make one of the best decisions of my life, which was coming to study here. And thank you to my teachers, especially my INTO teachers who provided me with a really good foundation to start my university life."
"The modules taught on this programme provide a comprehensive insight into investing and risk management. Projects require use of the Bloomberg terminals in the Trading room ensuring we are familiar with industry leading software. The degree is professionally accredited and prepares us well for a career in risk management or finance."
"The lecturers are all fully qualified actuaries with industry experience, incorporating this into their lectures. I also gained practical experience in the Trading Room learning to programmes and use software like SuperVal, STATA, Excel VBA and Bloomberg Terminal. The course includes a 1 year placement at an actuarial and consulting company."
"I now know how to use software to analyse economic problems. As a person who does not have an economic background, this programme is challenging, but fortunately, all economic lecturers are very nice and provide me with a lot of support. Also, the School provides two PhD students as tutors for economic students to improve our research quality."
“I came to Queen’s University because of the Joint Foundation Course. Before I came to Belfast, I had limited resource about Queen’s, but as they say, people in Belfast are very friendly, and the lecturers in Queen’s Management School are very, very good. I really appreciate Queen’s University, it has given me a lot of opportunities to let me to learn more about myself, and also to be more independent.”