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
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine are the clinical subjects.

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

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study: