Queen's University Belfast

About the institution

Queen’s University Belfast is a member of the Russell Group and is the ninth oldest university in the UK. It has been voted as one of the world’s 15 most beautiful universities by the Huffington Post. Belfast was also named the UK’s most affordable student city by NatWest in 2015. Queen’s runs Northern Ireland’s only arthouse cinema and the acclaimed Naughton Gallery. Mandela Hall, the Students’ Union music venue, has played host to the likes of Bombay Bicycle Club, Bastille and Jake Bugg.

Key facts (HESA 2013/14)

All students: 
23,319
Male UG students: 
45%
Female UG students: 
55%
Full-time students: 
78%
Under 21 on entry: 
68%
International: 
6%
Undergraduate: 
79%
Student-staff ratio: 
15.0
Average UCAS tariff: 
383.0

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 19%
2.1: 51%
2.2: 20%
Pass: 2%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

91%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
53%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
21,000
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment


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