Study

Why postgraduate study at Queen's?

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A global experience

Our reputation means our graduates are recognised internationally

We also enjoy links with many other universities and organisations worldwide, with our academics and researchers collaborating on many global projects.

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BECOME A LEADER IN YOUR FIELD

Postgraduate study enables you to specialise in something that you really enjoy.

While career progression is undoubtedly your major consideration, Master's study also enables you to delve deeper into a subject you have studied at undergraduate level, with 85 per cent of postgraduate students doing just that.

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An inspiring Graduate environment

Our Graduate School is a vibrant centre of activity and intellectual exchange

All of our students benefit from a truly global approach to study, equipping them to become leaders and key influencers of tomorrow.

The Graduate School

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A vibrant postgraduate culture

We thrive on a network of students and academics

Exceptional teaching, cutting-edge research, innovation, collaboration and engagement come together to form one dedicated postgraduate community: one of the reasons why we rank in the top one per cent of global universities.

Value for money

UK Master's courses are generally less expensive than those in other countries. Queen’s also offers lower fees than many UK universities as well as numerous scholarships for postgraduate study.

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LOCATION

Belfast is the UK's best value student city

On top of that, its position as a post-conflict society gives extra weight to our postgraduate programmes, notably Conflict Transformation and Social Justice and International Relations and Conflict Studies.

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HERITAGE

Queen’s was established in 1845 and is the ninth-oldest university in the UK.

Our famous Lanyon building hasn’t changed since it was finished in 1849. The Graduate School is based in our newly-refurbished Lynn Library building, originally opened in 1868.

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REPUTATION

Queen’s is ranked within the world’s top one per cent of universities (QS World Rankings UNESCO IAU).

We are a member of the elite Russell Group alongside other research-intensive universities of the calibre of Oxford, Cambridge and University College London.

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Research that gets results

With over 95 per cent of Queen’s academic staff returned for assessment, the University has 14 subject areas ranked within the UK’s top 20 (REF 2014).

We are a member of the elite Russell Group alongside other research-intensive universities of the calibre of Oxford, Cambridge and University College London.

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