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Make postgraduate study your next step

Join a community of nearly 4,000 postgraduate students at a research-intensive Russell Group university.

Whether you're studying for a Masters or a research degree, you'll be taught by, and work with, staff who are at the forefront of their fields and who are committed to extending these developments to others through their teaching.

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Enhancing your career prospects

As a postgraduate student, you’ll have numerous academic and professional opportunities through our international collaborations.

We provide exciting, high quality training and development programmes on top of your core degree programme, and careers guidance is an integral part of all our courses.

Your Future Career

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Fees, Funding and Scholarships

Our Tuition Fees are set at highly competitive rates and we offer scholarship and studentship opportunities across subject areas.

A system of postgraduate loans for Masters programmes up to £10,000 has been introduced for 2016 entry and beyond.

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As a Russell Group member, we are a UK top 10 research-intensive university and Academic staff are among the leading scholars in their fields.

As a postgraduate student at Queen's, you'll be encouraged to be a driving force behind our research programme, which aims to tackle the grand scientific, social and environmental challenges of our time.

Research impact and challenges

Colin McCoy

Inspiring teaching and guidance

You’ll be taught by world leading academics

"My goal as a supervisor is to prepare students for a successful career, not just as subject experts with cutting edge knowledge of their field, but as independent, creative and adaptable thinkers."

Professor Colin McCoy, School of Pharmacy.

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Belfast is the UK's best value student city

With the lowest rent and living costs than any other UK city, Belfast is the ideal student city. A rich history gives the city a unique character and a creative atmosphere.

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Postgraduate Experience

The Graduate School

Our dedicated hub for postgraduate students, providing state-of-the-art facilities for study, and high-quality training and development programmes within a diverse interdisciplinary community.

The gateway to your postgraduate experience