• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 9 months
    Duration

This Pre-Bachelor Offers

About

Features of the International Foundation in Architecture - Planning, Environment and Development programme at Queen's University Belfast:

  • Develop the knowledge and skills for your chosen degree through a specialist pathway.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Benefit from smaller class sizes than at university, meaning you'll have more time with your teachers.
  • Adapt to studying in the UK thanks to university-style teaching for subject-based modules.
  • Guidance with your university applications, so you choose the best degree for you.

Programme Structure

Core Modules:
  • English Language and Study Skills (IF)
  • Practical Skills for Art Portfolio
  • Principles of Architectural Design and Practice
  • Foundation Mathematics for Engineering and Science

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 9 months
    • Duration description
      3 - 5 Terms
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Schedule IELTS

    Studyportals Tip: The UK government has confirmed new English-language testing requirements for visa and immigration purposes. Learn more

Academic Requirements

General Requirements

Academic requirements:
  • Completion of 12 years of schooling (or the local equivalent to meet the same standard) with good grades. All students must hold a GCSE grade 4/C Mathematics or equivalent.
English language requirements:
  • Standard - IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in writing and no less than 4.5 in all other subskills) or equivalent.

  • Extended: IELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.5 in writing and no less than 4.0 in all other subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements:
  • 16 years and above 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17300 GBP per year and a duration of 9 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
Tuition fees can be up to £26,470 depending on the start date and / or programme option.

Living costs for Belfast

  • 561 - 890 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

  • We're committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.
  • Are you thinking of applying to study at Queen's University Belfast? You could be eligible for a scholarship towards your tuition fees. Please visit the INTO Queen's University Belfast website for more information.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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