Founded in 1845, Queen’s University Belfast is the 9th oldest university in the UK. The University blends its proud heritage with modern facilities, ensuring a rich student experience and a distinct learning advantage. Its prestigious heritage and academic excellence places it in the top %1 of Global Universities (QS World University Ranking, 2018) and as a member of the Russell Group of leading UK universities well recognized for research, learning, and innovation. It is most renowned for its social science and humanities subjects, placing it 1st in the UK in criminology and 3rd in Anthropology. Queen’s University Belfast offers surprisingly lower tuition fees and living expenses relative to similarly well-ranked universities in the British Isles. In fact, Belfast offers the lowest cost of living in the UK, making it an excellent option for students on a limited budget.