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  • Locations: Belfast, Ireland
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Winter-Spring
  • Program Sponsor: IFSA-Butler 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter-Spring 2021 10/15/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Application materials may be reviewed prior to the program's application deadline. (Please note: if all of your boxes are checked-off, your application is complete.) In most cases, for applicants applying to programs led by PSU faculty, interviews and final selection will take place after the program deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Fulfills University Studies Requirement: Yes, Reporting Live Supplemental Course
Program Description:

Program OverviewGEO_Dublin

With a combination of both Irish and British identities, "Ireland's Oxbridge," aka the Queen's University of Belfast, offers you a glimpse into Northern Ireland's role in the United Kingdom. Challenge yourself academically, explore the city of Belfast's rich political history, and immerse yourself in this one of a kind culture.

About Queens University Belfast

  • Queen's University Belfast departments rank among the highest in the U.K. and the university is a member of Britain's Russell Group of universities, similar to the Ivy League
  • Live and learn in a trendy city setting in the "Queens Quarter," just about a mile from the heart of Belfast-- a city known for having one of the lowest costs of living in the U.K.
  • An active Student Union offers everything from concerts to political debates, plus more than 140 social, cultural and sports clubs
  • Excellent indoor sports facilities and campus amenities
  • Strong academics; more than 3,000 courses in 100 subjects
FACT SHEET
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Program Provider IFSA-Butler 
Program Dates Current IFSA-Butler Calendar

Note:
Fall Semester with IFSA-Butler = Fall Quarter at PSU
Spring Semester with IFSA-Butler = Winter & Spring Quarters at PSU*

*Students using financial aid must have taken at least 14 credits during Fall Quarter at PSU if they wish to participate on the Winter/Spring program OR  they must enroll in additional online coursework at PSU during Winter/Spring.
Areas of Study Explore the courses offered on this program

This program is a good fit for the following majors:
  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering
  • American History
  • Anatomy/Physiology
  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Architecture and Design
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Biomedical Science
  • Biotechnology
  • Business
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Classics
  • Computer Science
  • Criminology & Criminal Justice
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • English
  • English Literature
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Science & Studies
  • European History
  • Film Production
  • Finance
  • Geography
  • History
  • Irish/Gaelic
  • Jewish Studies
  • Management
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology
  • Music Performance, Music Studies, Music Technology
  • Nutrition
  • Food Science
  • Pharmacy
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Pre-Law
  • Pre-Nursing
  • Public Policy
  • Religious Studies
  • Social Policy
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Theater/Drama
  • Women and Gender Studies
Credits Students enroll in 18 - 22.5 quarter credits per semester**

**Students using financial aid must have taken at least 14 credits during Fall Quarter at PSU if they wish to participate on the Winter/Spring program OR  they must enroll in additional online coursework at PSU during Winter/Spring.
Capstone Option Reporting Live Capstone available during Fall & Spring Quarters
Language of Instruction  English
Host Country Language  English
Housing Residence Halls
Class Standing Eligibility
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Post-Baccalaureate
Minimum GPA Requirements Undergraduate: 2.80

Must be in Satisfactory Academic Standing.
Language Requirement No previous language study required
Program Fee Click here to view the IFSA-Butler Program Fee**

**PSU students receive an automatic $2,000 Discount!
PSU Fees Click here to view PSU Fees

Application Fee:
All applications include a $50 non-refundable fee due on the application deadline. Students who do not intend to complete a program application are required to withdraw before the deadline, otherwise, the $50 application fee will
be assessed to the students' account. 
Scholarships **PSU students receive an automatic $2,000 Discount! No application needed.