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We are a member of the elite Russell Group (the UK’s Ivy League) and are one of the oldest Universities in the UK and Ireland.

We are a global University – ranked in the top 200 worldwide- based in a leafy neighbourhood in Northern Ireland’s capital city (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021).

Queen’s offers students a vibrant educational experience on a multi-cultural campus. We have over 3,000 international students from 80+ countries worldwide and are proud to have an increasingly diverse student body. We welcome hundreds of students from America each year on study abroad, summer school and full degree programmes at bachelors, masters and doctoral level.

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Why Choose Queen's

Queen's is ranked in the top 200 universities in the world

(Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021)

One of the world’s most beautiful universities’ (Huffington Post), Queen’s is the 9th oldest university in the UK, established in 1845 with over 170 years of teaching excellence.


Graduate sooner with postgraduate degrees typically 1 year (PhDs 3 years) helping you reduce the cost of study in a UK city with the lowest student cost of living (Which? University, 2018).


Queen's offers opportunities for work placements, industry-led programmes and ground breaking research projects. 94.4% of Queen’s graduates are in employment or further study six months after graduation.

State-of-the-art Facilities

Be taught by world-leading researchers and experts in their field in state-of-the-art facilities. 15 Queen’s subjects in the top 200 in the world (QS World Rankings by subject 2018)

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Queen’s offers 15+ scholarships to students from North America towards tuition fees.

All offer holders also automatically receive either £2,000 or £3000 off first year tuition fees, depending on programme of study. 

Queen’s also has partnerships with a number of prestigious country specific scholarships for postgraduate study.

Scholarships include:

Learn more about fees, cost of living and scholarships

Our Courses

Conflict and Security Courses Questions about peace, security and justice dominate the discourse of governments, international agencies and civil society. As it emerges from conflict, Northern Ireland can help to answer these questions.

MA Violence, Terrorism and Security
MA International Relations
MA Conflict Transformation and Social Justice
MA Global Security and Borders
MA Politics
Education and Childhood Studies Providing a challenging environment of critical reflection and high quality professional development in a number of areas, our Education degrees are designed with the professional in mind.

MSc Educational Leadership
MEd Inclusion and Special Educational Needs 
MSc Autism Spectrum Disorders
MSc Applied Behaviour Analysis
Creative Arts and Cultural Studies A place that has produced poets, musicians, writers, leaders of society, we’re building on a rich heritage of culture and creativity, supporting new generations of thinkers who will make their mark in the world.

MA Irish Studies
MA History
MA Film
MA Arts Management
MA Creative Writing
MA English Literary Studies
Health Sciences Our flagship programmes are bringing together researchers working across disciplines to address some of the greatest global challenges of our time including cancer, respiratory conditions, eye disease.

MSc Leadership for Sustainable Development 
MSc Animal Behaviour and Welfare
MPh Public Health
MPh Global Health
MSc Ecological Management and Conservation
MSc Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
Psychology The science behind the behaviour, responding to the important challenges currently facing our society, the economy and the higher education sector.

MSc Psychological Science
MSc Applied Developmental Psychology
MSc Clinical Health Psychology
Law Our School of Law has a rich 150 year old history set in a state of the art building reflecting both traditional and contemporary legal scholarship, ranked 85th in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020).

Juris Doctor
LLB Senior Status
LLM Human Rights Law
MLaw Master in Law
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Part of the elite Russell Group (the UK equivalent to Ivy League), we’re the 9th oldest university in the UK (Complete University Guide 2018) with a reputation for excellence, and a distinguished heritage and history.

The world-leading research by our academics informs our exceptional teaching; which means a more relevant and valuable degree for you.

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We have run a range of Programme webinars over the last academic year that you might find interesting and informative. 

Please review our past webinars here

Graduate Studies at Queen’s Webinar 



Our historic campus is also an innovative learning environment featuring state of the art, dedicated postgraduate building, The Graduate School.

This fully accessible space has modern, hi-tech meeting and group study rooms, a silent study area and social spaces. It is a vibrant hub, inspiring intellectual exchange and collaboration.

The Graduate School offers an intellectual and social hub that connects students across all disciplines to one another, and to mentors, leaders, and employers within the University and beyond. We support you in becoming ‘what’s next thinkers’, training you to be thinkers, communicators, innovators and leaders who are future-ready.

Queen’s was ranked 3rd out of 199 universities worldwide for our Graduate School (International Student Barometer 2018).

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From career guidance and skills training to financial security and wellbeing, our support network is unrivalled throughout all aspects of your student experience.

Employer led skills development and high quality training programmes help you become a future leader by applying your knowledge to real world challenges.

You’ll benefit from our collaborations with leaders across business, government and the voluntary sector, both locally and globally helping to create mentoring relationships and networks, and we enjoy international partnerships with other Graduate Schools.

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“The city is known for its eclectic murals, lively music scene and friendly community.”

(Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021)

Experience a culturally immersive and vibrant city with a unique blend of European architecture, historic Irish pubs, top brand shopping and a buzzing arts and social scene.

Belfast provides a launch pad for the UK and Ireland with accessible transport links to most major European cities.

Northern Ireland is the safest region in the UK(British Crime Survey, 2018/19).

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