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)

All students: 
23,850
Male UG students: 
44%
Female UG students: 
56%
Full-time students: 
76%
Under 21 on entry: 
38%
International: 
9%
Undergraduate: 
79%

Degree classifications (HESA)

First: 23%
2.1: 51%
2.2: 16%
Pass: 2%

Employability (DLHE)

96%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation

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