Enhance Your Prospects
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.
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)
PURSUE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
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
GET AN INTERNATIONAL PASSPORT
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.
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.
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.
“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.”
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,
“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."