Postgraduate Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2016–2017):

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £5,220
Mixed £5,220
Laboratory £5,220
Clinical £5,220

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • Queen’s University Belfast offers a wide range of annual university studentships for postgraduate research programmes, which typically cover the full payment of tuition fees and include a maintenance allowance.
  • There is also a range of funding available through external sources for postgraduate research.
  • A limited number of scholarships and bursaries may be available for specific taught Master’s courses.
  • Please refer to the university website for details.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

4,909 postgraduate students in 2015–16:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 59%
  • Part Time 41%

Domicile

  • UK 74%
  • EU 11%
  • Other 14%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 155 495 650
Law 60 460 520
Subjects allied to medicine 155 335 495
Medicine & dentistry 200 285 485
Social studies 140 305 440
Biological sciences 245 185 430
Business & administrative studies 35 330 365
Architecture, building & planning 30 280 310
Engineering & technology 180 85 265
Physical sciences 215 40 255
Computer science 40 140 180
Historical & philosophical studies 75 85 160
Agriculture & related subjects 25 130 155
Languages 85 65 145
Creative arts & design 40 65 105
Mass communications & documentation 10 15 25
Mathematical sciences 10 0 10

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

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