10 Reasons to Choose the School

10 reasons to make us your first choice

There are a multitude of reasons to make the shcool of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences at Queen's your first choice; from our amazing reputation and heritage, to our world class facilities and research calibre...


We're World Class

We have world-class facilities, world-class staff and a world-class intake to our programmes every year.

We put future thinking at the heart of everything we do and are constantly investing in new ideas and technologies that will make a difference.



Our staff and students have joined us from across the globe.

We are extremely proud of our international connections and our academics have research links across the world.


The top Dentistry programme in the UK

Our Dentistry programme ranks number 1 in the UK according to the Guardian University guide 2016.

Dentistry at Queen’s University Belfast is now ranked as the top Dentistry course in the UK. The latest Guardian rankings have announced that Dentistry at Queen’s has moved to 1st place after ranking 2nd in previous years.


Great Heritage

Established in 1849, we are one of the oldest medical schools in the UK.

Our heritage has been maintained through the years by our fantastic academics and graduates who have made a global impact on patient care and research.


Inspiring Research

In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF) exercise, we were ranked 7th in the UK for research intensity in public health, health services and primary care

We were ranked 8th in REF for research intensity in clinical medicine.


We invest in the best

We have recently invested over £100 million in staff, research infrastructure and teaching facilities.

We like to get the best out of our students, and so we provide you with world class facilities to make this happen.


Innovation is core

Innovation is the lifeblood of our School.

Our staff and students are invested in working with innovative technologies and creative ideas to create a modern learning environment.


We're Future Focused

100% of our Medical and Dental graduates gain employment or further training after graduating from our School.

With 95% of our Biomedical Science graduates gaining employment or further study.


Experience something different

We are only one of two medical schools in the UK that provide gross anatomy teaching.

In addition, our medical students get the opportunity to interact with patients in the largest Health and Social Care Trust in Europe and in community based general practices across Northern Ireland.


Choose to make a difference

Our students excel in activities outside their studies and a number have received the award of Student of the Year for their achievements.

We have dynamic and compassionate students who make important contributions to volunteering and charity work through our many student clubs and societies.

And if that's not enough, check out this short video with 10 reasons to choose Queen's University Belfast...