Want to make an impact on the world?
You could change lives with Postgraduate Research.
You don't have to be a genius to make a positive difference. There are PhD options for everyone, and it's a great way to contribute to solving a real-world challenge while exploring your passion and progressing in your field.
Get a step up in your career by working with our leading academics, in an environment where ideas and innovation flourish, and where students and researchers develop their talents and fulfil their ambitions. PhD students often progress in academia or enter industry at a high level, where their depth of expertise is highly valued.
We have 79 different subjects on offer for Postgraduate Research and our Graduate School has state-of-the-art facilities and activities to support you. From Arts Management to Climate Change, there's an opportunity– and a supervisor - for everyone.
Catch up on our PhD event from 18 November
Hear from our academics as well as current and past research students about what PhD study is really like.
Student Experience: Supporting refugees through education research
Morgan Mattingly, PhD, Education
Morgan is from the USA, and is a PhD researcher at Queen’s in the field of Education. She studies the education gaps that refugees face along their migratory journey and examines how technology could help them.
Student Experience: Trump and far right online communities
Cian Luddy, PhD, Politics
Cian is from Cork, and is a PhD researcher at Queen’s in the field of Politics. He says 'The skills I've been given because of the PhD, the ability to do research, the ability to make arguments, the ability to write clearly and to make myself understood by other people, those are things that are transferable very easily outside."