Study Abroad at Stranmillis

Overview

Stranmillis University College, a university college of Queen's University Belfast, is a recognised leader in educational research, teaching and learning, annually hosting over 100 international students for semester and short programmes. Our Study Abroad programme for US students is aimed at student teachers, teaching assistants and those involved in community education, sport, health promotion and youth work. Gaining teaching experience in a local school, or school and community-based experiences for non-education students, is a key element of the programme. Our International Team are keen to hear from US colleges and universities interested in developing tailored programmes for their students in Belfast.

A Global Campus

A recognised leader in educational research, teaching and learning, Stranmillis welcomes over 100 international students every year for semester and short programmes.

Semester Programmes

Semester students typically take 60 CATS or 15 US Credits and can choose from a wide range of classes, including liberal arts, education, childhood studies, health and exercise science, theology and biblical studies.

Short Programmes

Bespoke short courses are available in our core academic areas, alongside a number of interdisciplinary programmes, e.g. Irish literature and culture; health and education; youth studies; community development; and the arts, media and culture.  These modules can be combined with a range of internship and service learning opportunities in local schools or youth and community organisations. Our International Team are keen to hear from US colleges and universities interested in developing tailored programmes for their students in Belfast. We are able to provide packages which may include tuition, cultural experiences and catered accommodation. Contact us at studyabroad@stran.ac.uk

Peacebuilding and Reconciliation

International Summer School

21 May – 3 June 2022

The Peacebuilding and Reconciliation Summer School at Stranmillis provides a unique opportunity to study the history Northern Ireland and it’s transformation from a society marked by violent political conflict in the past, towards a more peaceful and prosperous society. Students will have the opportunity to explore Irish history, geography, politics, culture and education, with a strong focus on social justice. The intersectionality of faith and society will also be discussed, with particular reference to the role played by churches in peacebuilding efforts and the ongoing work of faith based organisations in seeking to bring about reconciliation between divided communities.

 

 

Why study at Stranmillis

Must visit destination

Must visit destination

Belfast is one of the Top 10 cities on the rise (Lonely Planet) and top 12 world travel destinations (Frommer’s).

STUDENT RETENTION

STUDENT RETENTION

Stranmillis has one the highest student retention rates in the UK at 98%.

Student Satisfaction

Student Satisfaction

Stranmillis is ranked joint first amongst Northern Ireland HEIs for student satisfaction.

Network of partners

Network of partners

Over 750 school, community and business work placement partners

a global community

a global community

The campus attracts students and staff from over 30 partner universities worldwide

Stran Halls

Stran Halls

Affordable student living with over 378 on-campus single occupancy bedrooms

security

security

With 24 hour residential support and security you’re always safe.

budget friendly prices

budget friendly prices

Guaranteed on-site accommodation at competive rates