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Postgraduate Study

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Saturday 13 April 2024
Join us for our Postgraduate Open Day

Where will your master plan take you? Queen’s University Belfast is delighted to invite you to attend our Postgraduate Open Day on Saturday 13 April 2024, commencing at 12 Noon in the Sir William Whitla Hall, Queen's University Belfast.

Join us to discover why this is your chance to undertake postgraduate study at Queen’s. 

Register now

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What do you want to study?

Do you want to extend your subject knowledge past undergraduate level? Perhaps specialise in an academic field, or gain a competitive edge in the jobs market? We can help find the right study options for you.

Taught Master's Courses  Find a PhD  

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Working out your fees and funding

◊ Find the tuition fee for each of our courses, work out your fee status to see which fee category you qualify for, or read our tuition fees overview.

◊ You could access a Postgraduate study loan to cover fees and the costs of study. Find out more based on your location: England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland

◊ Find out if you are eligible for an International Scholarship to help with fees. 

What does Postgraduate Study mean for you?
Joseph Ireland, PhD Researcher, Geothermal Energy

"My PhD has allowed me to me the shape the future of geothermal energy and build a better future amidst climate change. It’s a new emerging industry that I plan to now build my career in."

Dona Das Gupta, MSc Business Analytics

"I've had a lot of inspirational lecturers, had access to great facilities like the Graduate School and the McClay Library, and you always meet someone in the Postgraduate community at Queen's experiencing something similar to you."


As a Russell Group member, we are one of the UK’s 24 leading research-intensive universities. Our academic research informs all of our courses.




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Why should you choose Queen's for your postgraduate journey? Read our student guides:

The Postgraduate Dissertation Process: Tips for Research and Planning - Holly Anna Lennon, MA Literary Studies

How Different is Postgraduate Study from Undergraduate Study? Rosa Hasson, MSc Marketing

Career Support at The Graduate School, Sreyashi Acharjee, PhD in Biological Sciences

The PhD Application Process at Queen’s, Philip Rivers, PhD in Law

Making the Most of Queen’s as a Mature Student, Alex Clyde, BSc Nursing

VIDEOS: Listen to our graduates stories of how postgraduate study at Queen's enhanced their career prospects