Study Abroad in Belfast, Northern Ireland

Study Abroad in Belfast: Academics

Queen's University, Belfast

Queen’s University, Belfast founded as Queen’s College in 1845, before becoming a university in its own right in 1908. Today, it is an international center of research and education and a major part of the fabric of Northern Ireland. In the top one percent of global universities, Queen’s has more than 23,000 students and 3,700 staff. It is a dynamic and diverse institution, welcoming international students from over 80 countries, a patron of the arts and a global player in areas ranging from cancer studies to sustainability, and from pharmaceuticals to creative writing. Queen’s University’s historic, city-based campus is set in south Belfast, 15 minutes’ walk from the vibrant city center.

Academic Overview

Choose one program, either Conflict Transformation and Social Justice, Education for Transformation or Irish Studies each worth 5 credits.

Attendance is required for full credit. Unexcused absences are not permitted.

Grades No AIFS participant is permitted to take a course without receiving a letter grade. Pass/Fail grade options are not available.

Transcripts are issued by Queen’s University, Belfast. One official copy will be sent to the student’s home institution on completion of the program.

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