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Graduate Diploma in Social Sciences

INTO Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom

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Next enrollment cycle

September 2022

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Total Course Fee

USD 24,874

Course Accredited By

NA

  • 1 Years
  • On Campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Pathway Programme
For students who do not meet the academic and English language requirements for a Master’s degree.
Preparing students for direct entry to a range of postgraduate degrees such as History, Law, Politics and Translation at Queen's University Belfast.

On campus and online study options

  • This program is available to study either on campus or online – giving students the flexibility to choose what’s best for them.
  • If your student starts online and is then able to travel to the UK, they’ll be able to transfer to an on-campus program in January or March/April 2022. They’ll need to meet any visa requirements and demonstrate good attendance and performance during their studies online.
  • If your student applies for an Online Extended program, they’ll be offered an Online Academic English plus Online or on-campus academic pathway study plan. 

Key information

  • Progress to a range of postgraduate degrees.
  • Benefit from research projects that have been developed by the University staff.
  • Design a research project, with a literature review, methodology and action plan.
  • Keep up to date with the latest Social Sciences developments through internationally credited journals.
  • Attend guest lectures from experts in the field, giving you access to the latest industry developments.
  • Standard Program - 3Terms Jan & Sept
  • Extended Program - 4/5 Terms June, Sept & Oct
  • Accelerated Program - 2Terms March

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2022
  • January 2023

Acceelerated Course Requirement
Age requirement
18
Academic requirements

  • Pass in an undergraduate degree in any subject from a recognised institution or Higher Education Diploma (3-5 years) with acceptable grades in any subject from a recognised institution.

English language entry requirements

  • 2 Terms: IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent. 

Standard Course Requirement
Age requirement
18
Academic requirements

  • Pass in an undergraduate degree in any subject from a recognised institution or Higher Education Diploma (3-5 years) with acceptable grades in any subject from a recognised institution.

English language entry requirements

  • 3 Terms: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent. 

Extended Course Requirement
Age requirement
18
Academic requirements

  • Pass in an undergraduate degree in any subject from a recognised institution or Higher Education Diploma (3-5 years) with acceptable grades in any subject from a recognised institution.

English language entry requirements

  • 4 Terms: IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.
  • Standard Fees : £17895 
  • Extended Fees: £19545 
  • Additional Fees: C = Compulsory / O = Optional

Course related fees

  • Enrolment fee C £150.00
  • Textbooks (3 term) C £280.00 
  • Textbooks (4 term) C £360.00 

Other fees

  • Belfast City Airport pickup O Belfast City Airport Not applicable to students on our online courses £35.00
  •  Airport pickup O Belfast International Airport Not applicable to students on our online courses £50.00
  •  Social programme O Activity costs range from free-£50 Not applicable to students on our online courses £50.00

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