10 Reasons to Choose the School
10 reasons to make us your first choice
There are a multitude of reasons to make Queen's your first choice; from our amazing reputation and heritage, to our world class facilities and research calibre. Our video highlights ten of the best reason's for you to join us...
With our subject formally established at Queens University Belfast in 1912 we have over 100 years of engineering pedigree.
A century of excellence!
Through our research led teaching you will be working with academics currently ranked 6th in the UK for research intensity [Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014].
Among the leaders in their field.
We have recently completed a £17m investment in the refit of our laboratory & teaching facilities.
This is an investment in YOUR future.
Through our industrial collaborations in teaching and research we are heavily involved Northern Ireland’s primary industrial sectors.
Addressing societal needs through knowledge, skills and experience.
Recognised for the kind nature of its people, Northern Ireland is a friendly, welcoming country.
We are also among the regions with the lowest living costs in the UK.
In 2016 Belfast was named the best UK city at the Guardian & Observer Travel Awards.
A great place to live.
All of our Undergraduate and Postgraduate taught programmes are fully accredited by either the Institute of Mechanical Engineers or the Royal Aeronautical Society.
Building the foundations for Chartered status later in your career.
Through personal development planning with your tutor, we help to equip you for the workplace after graduation.
Developing the characteristics to get ahead in your professional life.
We strive to produce the leaders of tomorrow through our employability and leadership programmes.
100% of our MEng graduates are in full time employment 6 months after graduation.
Our multi-national School proudly holds an ATHENA SWAN Silver award – acknowledging our inclusive ethos.
We provide a welcoming and supportive environment for all staff and students.