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International Students

Belfast Metropolitan College is the largest college of further and higher education in Northern Ireland and has campuses across Belfast, which offer a wide range of courses, including English Language, Vocational programmes and Higher National Diploma courses. If you require a student visa to study with us, please note the deadline for applications is end of April each year.

Every year Belfast Met welcomes international students from all over the world. Our cosmopolitan College community includes over 97 nationalities speaking over 50 different languages. We welcome students of all nationalities who have either settled in Northern Ireland or travelled to Belfast specifically to study with us. You can study alongside students from all over the world and your experience with us will be greatly enriched by this diversity.


How will Brexit impact on non-UK citizens studying at Belfast Met?

As events related to Brexit change daily, please refer to the latest UK Government information HERE

For information on the EU Settlement Scheme and settled status CLICK HERE

Belfast Met Apprenticeships

International Students

Belfast Met is accredited by the British Council for the teaching of English and is a member of English UK.

Specialist courses at Belfast Met College include:

• English Language courses

• Chef and Hospitality Diplomas

• Vocational Courses in Hospitality & Culinary Arts, Creative Industries and Sports

• Foundation Undergraduate Degrees in Business, Hospitality Management, Tourism Management, Culinary Arts