School of Arts, English and Languages

Graduate Testimonials | LANGUAGES

Graduate Careers | LANGUAGES

Many of our former graduates have risen to the top of their fields and include many famous figures; for example:

French

  • Kathy Clugston, Radio 4 presenter
  • Edward Hughes, Professor of French, Queen Mary University of London
Spanish
  • Hilary Oliver, Managing Director, Cameo Productions
  • Carla Leonard, Business Performance Manager, Barclays
  • Nuala McKeever, Comedian
  • Niall Donnelly, Reporter, UTV                                                                                                                                                 

Irish

Studying for a degree in Irish at Queen‘s will assist students in developing the core skills and employment-related experiences that are valued by employers, particularly in a world where critical thinking, cross-cultural awareness and communication skills are at a premium.

Teaching in Irish-Medium education is a popular option for our graduates, who enter the profession after a postgraduate conversion course (PGCE) in education at Queen‘s.

Our graduates have also pursued careers in a wide range of sectors, including academic research, translation at home and in the EU, broadcasting and the media, and the Civil Service.

Irish at Queen‘s has links with a number of employers including the Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure (DCAL), the BBC, Irish Language Broadcast Fund and other media companies. An Gúm, Foras na Gaeilge and other schools and community groups in Belfast provide opportunities for placements for students.

Our Graduates | LANGUAGES

CHRISTOPHER FLOYDCHRISTOPHER FLOYD

LANGUAGES GRADUATE NAMED IN FORBES LIST OF 30 UNDER 30 (GAMES) 

Christopher has been named in the 2016 Forbes List of 30 under 30. Christopher is First Officer at Indie MEGABOOTH and co-founder of Indies Workshop which helps showcase the work of independent game developers at game conventions around the world.

 

 

 

 

 

Developing career skills

Business/Careers