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Postgraduate Researchers are a vital part of the research environment of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (AHSS) at Queen’s. Our distinctive offering across a wide range of subjects and disciplines allows each student to define a bespoke research journey, to work within disciplines or in cross-disciplinary contexts, and to be mentored by academic supervisors who are world leaders in their respective fields.

Global Research Impact

The results of the 2014 Research Excellence Framework places Queen’s University eighth in the UK for research intensity. Over 75% of research activity at Queen’s was judged to be internationally-excellent or world leading. 14 of the individual areas of research assessed were ranked in the top 20 in the UK, with six of these in the top ten and two in the top five.

AHSS Research Themes

  • PhD History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics
  • PhD Law
  • PhD Management, Economics, Accounting and Finance
  • PhD English, Translation, Interpreting, Film, Music, Drama
  • PhD Education, Social Policy, Social Work
  • DCHILD Childhood Studies
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The Graduate School provides an exclusive postgraduate hub based in the beautifully restored and remodelled Victorian Lynn library. This fully-accessible space has modern, hi-tech meeting and group study rooms, a silent study area and social spaces creating a vibrant hub for intellectual exchange and collaboration.

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