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Your Postgraduate Research Journey to Queen's

A research degree offers you the opportunity to develop your research skills and prove yourself as a researcher.

Queen’s is committed to the enhancement of research training and teaching and offers postgraduate research opportunities across all fields of study.

Research Programmes by discipline

Find a PhD Supervisor

If you're considering a research degree, you will need to make contact with a potential supervisor before you apply.

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View our step-by-step guide to the application process and submit your application via our online portal.

How to apply Applications Portal

The Graduate School

The gateway to your postgraduate experience.

The Graduate School connects students across all disciplines to one another, and to mentors, leaders, and employers within the university and beyond. We support postgraduates to become ‘what’s next thinkers’, training you to be thinkers, communicators, innovators and leaders who are future ready. 
The Graduate School

Need some help with your application? Read our Guide to writing a Research Proposal

Have questions on the application process or funding? Take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions

Student Experience

Find out what it's really like to study at Queen's from current students and our alumni.

See what our graduates have to say: Alumni

Watch videos about different research degrees at Queen's, from law to cybersecurity: Student stories

Hear opinions from our current students on why they chose Queen's: Postgraduate Student Experience

Spotlight on...PhD Physics

Let our academics tell you about the research environment at Queen's, their career pathways and our  'whole person approach' to support: Academic Life

Your Postgraduate Community

See how Queen's stands out.

Hear from Queen's Academics

Hear from other academics here.