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 9th overall for Student Experience and 14th for Research Quality according to the Sunday Times guide.

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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 either 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 well-being

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Exchange and Study Abroad

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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, and in 2016 we opened our brand new School of Law, and the School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

Campus and facilities

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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


Studying at Queen's

We're a global university

Over 23,000 students live and study at Queen’s. Of those, more than 2,200 are from over 59 countries; including Malaysia, China, the Indias, the Middle East and the United States. We also employ more than 600 staff drawn from over 70 nationalities.

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Why you'll love it here

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