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As a postgraduate student, you’ll have numerous academic and professional opportunities. We provide high-quality training and development programmes on top of your core degree programme, with careers guidance an integral part of all our courses.

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Reskill: Pathway to a New Career

Our intensive conversion programmes enable you to fast track a career change from your undergraduate subject area.

You can also increase your earning potential, grow your skill-set and pursue a more fulfilling vocation.

If you have a Master’s degree, you will earn on average £5,500 more per year. (Sutton Trust)

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A postgraduate qualification from Queen’s is a dedicated learning opportunity to improve your professional life.

Become a specialist, fulfil accreditation needs, progress into management or find the tools to start your own business.

Whether you wish to update your knowledge or refresh your skills you will find our courses perfect for professional development

Your future career

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Our reputation as one of the top 1% universities in the world means as a Queen’s graduate, you will be recognised internationally, giving you a competitive edge.

Queen’s has links with over 250 partner institutions across the world, and ongoing collaboration with over 3,000 local, national and international employers; enabling our students to develop links and make an impact on the world.

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Shape the World through Research

At Queen’s, researchers from a wide range of disciplines are tackling some of the greatest global issues of our age.

You'll be encouraged to be a driving force behind our research programmes, which aim to tackle the grand scientific, social and environmental challenges of our time.

Our global research strengths

What our students say

An Oxford undergraduate, Matt Nichols came to Queen’s to study for his PhD under Professor Stephen Smartt.

“We were studying a type of extremely rare superluminous supernova explosion. Many of the most important results in this area have come from the research group at Queen's.”

In 2015, Matt was awarded The ‘Michael Penston Prize’, The Royal Astronomical Society’s Prize for Best Thesis, a UK-wide prize for the best thesis in astronomy or astrophysics in a given year.

What our students say

“The MSc in Human Resource Management was both an exciting and challenging. The course content is directly applicable to HR practice and is recognised by employers for providing specialist insight.”

Callum Montgomery,
MSc Human Resource Management

“Prior to undertaking my degree I had worked in business for 10 years but wanted to obtain an MBA. The programme provides fantastic opportunities for you to network with the business community.”

Meghan Van Portfliet,
International MBA

“As an international student, I learned to interact with diverse groups and now have the skills to excel in any environment. Queen’s also prepared me for the transition to a large research university."

Zach Lonergan
Biological Sciences

Queen's Postgraduate Tuition Fee Loan

From the academic year 2017/18, the Government will provide a tuition fee loan of up to £5,500 per student for postgraduate study.

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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.

Life in Belfast Accommodation

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Postgraduate Experience

The Graduate School

Our dedicated community hub for postgraduate students, provides state-of-the-art facilities for study, and tailored training and development programmes.

The gateway to your postgraduate experience


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