Please note: the closing date for 2017 entry to this programme is 1 November 2016.
Applications received after the closing date will be regarded as LATE and will be considered only if vacancies exist when all applications received by the closing date have been processed. Normally we do not consider late applications before June at the earliest.
All students applying for this course must possess the following:
An Honours degree (and/or higher degree), or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University relevant to one of the subject areas of the course (English, Mathematics, Science, Modern Languages, Politics, Sociology, RE, ICT/Computing)
Degrees in cognate areas may be considered if the School deems that 50% or more of the modules studied are currently relevant to teaching the chosen subject
Applicants with an Honours degree, or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in Accounting or Engineering disciplines who are applying for PGCE Mathematics must possess A-level Mathematics at grade B or above at the time of application.
At the time of applying, all students must possess: a GCSE, at Grade C or above, or an acceptable equivalent, in both English language and Mathematics at the time of application. Depending on the subject area, a minimum degree classification may be required. We reserve the right to enhance the shortlisting criteria for heavily over-subscribed subjects.
For information on international qualification equivalents please select Your Country from the list on our International Students website.
Additional Information for International Students
International students wishing to apply to Queen's University Belfast (and for whom English is not their first language), must be able to demonstrate their proficiency in English in order to benefit fully from their course of study or research. Non-EEA nationals must also satisfy UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) immigration requirements for English language for visa purposes.
Evidence of an IELTS* score of 6.5, with not less than 5.5 in any component, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University is required.
*Taken within the last 2 years.
For more information on English Language requirements for EEA and non-EEA nationals see: qub.ac.uk/EnglishLanguageReqs
If you need to improve your English language skills before you enter this programme, our partner INTO Queen's University Belfast offers a range of English language courses. These intensive and flexible courses are designed to improve your English ability to entry to this programme.
English for University Study - an intensive English language and study skills course for successful university study at degree level
Pre-sessional English - a short intensive academic English course for students starting a degree programme at Queen's University Belfast and who need to improve their English