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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    18-SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The Irish language continues to form an integral part of Irish cultural life as a medium for education, music, literature, drama and television. The language has been spoken for over 2,000 years and boasts a vast early literature of world significance. The emphasis at Queen's is on modern Irish language and literature as essential elements of contemporary Irish culture and society. Insight into the country's earlier heritage is developed through the study of mythology, poetry, saga and folklore.

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 17,900per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : ABB

Including grade B in Irish.A-level General Studies and Critical Thinking are normally excluded from offers. However, the grade achieved may be taken into account when results are published in August and may be used in a tie-break situation.

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University information

Queen's University Belfast

  • University League Table

    24th

  • Campus address

    Queen's University Belfast, University Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT7 1NN, Northern Ireland

Queen’s is one of the UK’s Russell Group of top-ranking research-intensive institutions.
Its historic campus with cutting edge facilities is set in the heart of the affordable city of Belfast.
Queens is committed to preparing students for the future, providing international students with dedicated careers support to help them fulfil their potential.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    5th out of 8 2

    32nd out of 84 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 199
    141 76%

    6th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.35 87%

    2nd

    5
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    142 68%

    26th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%

    29th

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.66 73%

    65th

    17

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