Studying at Queen's

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In the 2017 Times Good University Guide, Queen’s moved up five places. It is now number 26 in the UK.

Queen's has also been placed 8th overall for Student Experience and 14th for Research Quality according to the Sunday Times guide.


The Guardian University Guide

“Queen's has an excellent academic reputation.

Its students enjoy being taught by world-leading academics. The university has won Queen's Anniversary prizes for further and higher education on five occasions.”

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studying at Queen's


We are dedicated to helping each of our graduates think of life after Queen's, and gain practical experience during their time with us. This is why many of our degree programmes feature a year in industry ether locally or abroad. Our students benefit from the links we have built up with some of the country's biggest employers

Your future career

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Queen's is part of an elite group of research intensive universities, known as the Russell Group; placing us alongside other UK heavyweights such as Oxford and Cambridge

Being part of this group means that we are committed to maintaining the very best research and providing outstanding teaching to our students; all of which means a more relevant and valuable degree for you.



The Research Excellent Framework 2014, a UK-wide research assessment of higher education institutions, has placed Queen’s in the top 20 for research quality and impact.

It also confirmed that over 75 per cent of the University's research is world-class or internationally leading.

With you every step

Support and wellbeing

internationalise your degree

Exchange and Study Abroad


Investing in your future

Much like our courses, our campus and facilities are ever-evolving to meet our students’ needs

In the last ten years we’ve seen the opening of the award-winning McClay Library, we’re soon to open our brand new School of Law, and the School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science is ready for completion in 2016.

Outstanding facilities

PFC gym facilities

Physical Education Centre

The PEC is one of the most advanced sport and fitness facilities in the UK and Ireland, and complements a new multimillion pound outdoor facility

Queen’s Sport was used as one of the official training camps for athletes competing in the London 2012 Olympics.

More about the PEC


The best of both worlds

It’s the only UK capital to be situated in Ireland, so you can enjoy that unmistakably Irish atmosphere – the ‘craic’

Perhaps best of all, the beautiful countryside is all around the city and the coastline is a brief train journey away.

The cost of living here is the lowest for any student city in the whole of the UK

(NatWest Student Living Index 2015)

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Queen's Quarter: A Great Place to Live

The leafy surroundings and beautiful architecture of the University’s campus doesn’t mean it’s a sleepy part of the city

Our own Students’ Union regularly plays host to bands and other entertainment, the Queen’s Film Theatre (QFT), presents the best in classic and new world cinema, and lots of eateries and shops near Queen’s offer student discount. You’ll never be stuck for something to do.

Living here

Why you'll love it here

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