Queen's University Belfast Rankings

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In the World#223 of 14178
In Europe#69 of 2794
In the United Kingdom#18 of 163
In Northern Ireland#1 of 2
In Belfast#1 of 1
In History#102 of 5,620

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
35%
Enrollment
22,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
qub.ac.uk
Languages
English

Publications & Citations

Publications
56,424
Citations
1,761,729

Queen's University Belfast majors

by publication count

Medicine
11,094
Biology
7,405
Chemistry
6,954
Computer science
4,524
Physics
4,298
Materials science
3,739
Psychology
2,691
Engineering
2,207
Mathematics
1,656
Sociology
1,647
Political science
1,450
Geology
1,051
History
983
Economics
842
Geography
807
Environmental science
718
Business
623
Art
476
Philosophy
317

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History974,160
Geology19254,066
Chemistry208262,958
Sociology21132,798
Political science23510,795
Medicine238379,792
Geography25316,496
Art260955
Engineering26738,464
Physics274141,776
Biology279356,166
Computer science27992,502
Economics30328,549
Materials science31591,675
Philosophy3401,040
Psychology41370,827
Environmental science41518,649
Mathematics44935,838
Business47214,267

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19905165911
19915696838
19926157108
19936087490
19946848019
19957229143
19968269638
199784910436
199890011336
199990213386
2000104215702
200197317578
200298719974
2003107123254
2004118627368
2005123332369
2006127437806
2007163843696
2008167150207
2009182056929
2010186963913
2011182773161
2012211084752
2013209393365
20142174103003
20152405111181
20162325112045
20172428121554
20182581115951
20192914131574
20203061152066

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate35%
Admissions RequirementsGeneral Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) and General Certificate of Education (GCE) with passes in 5 subjects, including 2 at Advanced ('A') level or passes in 4 subjects, including 3 at 'A' level. Acceptable grades in GCSE are A, B and C. Ordinary ("O") level passes accepted in lieu of GCSE passes. Alternative qualifications e.g. Advanced GNVQ, BTEC National and Higher National Diplomas. International Baccalaureate, European Baccalaureate and other qualifications also accepted. English language requirement: TOEFL score 550-575; IELTS 6-6.5; IGCSE; Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English; Cambridge Overseas School Certificate with Credit
Academic CalendarSeptember to June (September - January; January-June)
Enrollment22,500
Full time employee1,750
Student:staff ratio13:1

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students$11,250$6,250
International students$18,750$13,750

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities+++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics+++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine+++
Engineering | IT+++
Maths | Natural Sciences+++
Bachelor's DegreeDentistry, Medicine
DoctorateAccountancy, Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Anthropology, Archaeology, Astrophysics, Celtic Languages and Studies, Chemistry, Cognitive Sciences, Computer Science, Ecology, Economics, Education, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, English, Film, Food Science, French, Geography, History, International Studies, Law, Management, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Midwifery, Modern Languages, Music, Musicology, Nursing, Oncology, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Health, Theatre, Translation and Interpretation

General info

Alternative namesQUB
Founded1849
WikipediaQueen's University Belfast
AccreditationPrivy Council
MottoPro tanto quid retribuamus
For so much, what shall we give back?
Academic structureSchool of Biological Sciences
School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
School of Education
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
School of English
School of Geography, Archaeology and Paleoecology
School of History and Anthropology
School of Languages, Literatures and Performing Arts
School of Law
School of Queen's University Management School
School of Mathematics and Physics
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences
School of Music and Sonic Arts
School of Nursing and Midwifery
School of Pharmacy
School of Planning, Architecture and Civil Engineering
School of Politics, International Studies and Philosophy
School of Psychology
School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
European University Association (EUA)
Utrecht Network
Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER)
Russell Group
Universities UK

Location and Contacts

AddressUniversity Road
Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT7 1NN
United Kingdom
City population334,000
Phone+44 (28) 9024 5133
Fax+44 (28) 9097 5137

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