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School Of History, Anthropology, Philosophy And Politics

Postgraduate Study

INTERESTED IN POSTGRADUATE STUDY?

The School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics (HAPP) are a vibrant interdisciplinary community bringing together over 80 scholars. Happ provides a wealth of postgraduate courses including MA History, MA International Relations, MA Conflict Transformation and Social Justice and MA Violence, Terrorism and Security.  

Students will be taught by world-leading experts in their areas of interest who bring their knowledge and passion for their areas of research into classroom discussions. With high quality teaching and opportunities for student placements and student-led research, our students acquire a wide range of core skills and conceptual and practical training that are valued by major employers, professional organisations and academic institutions.

  
Find out more about The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences postgraduate courses and ranking and reputations below.
 
 

By providing an enriched environment of research and innovation we attract and develop the very best postgraduate talent.

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WHY CHOOSE QUEEN'S

Top 140 in the world for graduate prospects

(QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020)
OUR REPUTATION

History, Politics and International Studies at Queen's are ranked in the TOP 200 in the world (QS World Rankings by Subject 2019).

FUNDING YOUR STUDY

NI students can access loans of up to £5,500 to cover tuition fees. That’s less than your projected earnings boost just a year after graduation.

EARNING POTENTIAL

Employees with a Master’s can expect to earn an average of £7,000 more a year than someone only holding a Bachelor’s degree.

(Source: Department for Economy for Northern Ireland, 2019)

LINKS WITH EMPLOYERS

Our dynamic research centres and healthcare partnerships mean more development opportunities for you.

MA Conflict Transformation and Social Justice

This unique and innovative interdisciplinary programme is taught through subject areas including law, anthropology, English, history, philosophy, politics, psychology, sociology and the creative arts. Module choice within the programme will permit you to build your own personalised portfolio of knowledge and learning within the area of conflict transformation and social justice. 

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MA History

The MA History programme at Queen’s has been redesigned to offer all its existing strengths in an innovative package of modules that challenges students to develop their knowledge and skills.  Modules are designed in a complementary fashion in order to develop the range of skills that employers expect from graduates from the best designed postgraduate taught programmes.

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MA International Relations

The International Relations post graduate course introduces theoretical and methodological components which facilitate our study of the field. Students utilise these tools to examine, explain and understand the issues, topics and processes that make up our world, from security and terrorism, migration and mobility, to global financial crises.

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MA Violence, Terrorism and Security

The MA in Violence, Terrorism and Security challenges accepted wisdom and opens up the debate about the role of violence in relation to political power in the late 20th and early 21st centuries. The programme provides analysis into fields of conflict studies and theories and concepts on violence, terrorism studies and international security.

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3. Start your Application

We are now accepting applications for January 2021, you can begin your application online today.

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