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Contacting the University

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The address of the University is:

Queen's University Belfast
University Road
Northern Ireland

Tel: +44 (0) 28 9024 5133

Senior Officers of the University


His Majesty The King, King Charles III


Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton (1 January 2020)


Dr Stephen Kingon, CBE, BA, DBA, FCA, FIC, CMC (2013) 

Dr Leonard O’Hagan, CBE, DL (2019)

Ms Orla Corr, OBE, BSc, ACCA, Dip ACC (2023)

Honorary Treasurer

Mr Adrian Doran BSc, FCA (2023)

President and Vice-Chancellor

Professor Sir Ian Greer, MBChB MD, FRCP(Glas), FRCPE, FRCP, FRCPI, FFSRH, FCCP, FRCOG, FMedSci (2018)

Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Interim)

Professor J Stuart Elborn CBE, MD, FRCP (L), FERS, FMedSci (2022)


Professor Judith Wiliams PhD, NTF, PF HEA (Education and Students) (2023)

Professor Margaret Topping MA, MSt, DPhil, CCMI
(Global Engagement) (2021) 

(Research and Enterprise) 

Professor Nola Hewitt-Dundas, BA (Hons), PhD, FRSA
(Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences) (2020)

Professor Christopher Johnson, DPhil, MSc, MA, FRSE, FRAeS, FBCS, CEng, CITP
(Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences) (2020)

Professor Aaron Maule (Interim) BSc, PhD, MRIA (Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences) (2023)

The Senate

Members ex officio

The Pro-Chancellors
The President and Vice-Chancellor
The Honorary Treasurer

Elected by the Academic Council

Professor Donna Fitzsimons
Professor Peter Robinson

Elected by the Academic Staff

Dr Véronique Altglas
Dr Leonie Hannan

Elected by the Support Staff

Miss Patricia Hampson
Mrs Gillian Riddell

Students’ Union President

Ms Emma Murphy (1 July 2022)

Elected by the Students’ Union Council

Mr TJ Lindsay (1 October 2022)

Elected by Convocation

Mr Eoin McMullan

Co-opted Members

Ms Briege Arthurs
Mr Roy Bailie OBE
Mr Keith Jess
Mrs Honor Mallon
Mr Feargal McCormick
Mr Leo O'Reilly
Ms Mairéad Regan
Mrs Kelly Robinson
Ms Patricia Slevin 


Academic Structure

Please note: the Institute of Professional Legal Studies operates independently from the below University Structure. 


Primary Degrees of the University

Foundation Degree in Arts (FdA)

Foundation Degree in Engineering (FdEng)

Foundation Degree in Science (FdSc)

Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)

Bachelor of Divinity (BD)

Bachelor of Education (BEd)

Bachelor of Engineering (BEng)

Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

Bachelor of Liberal Arts (BLibArts)

Bachelor of Medicine (MB), Bachelor of Obstetrics (BAO) and Bachelor of Surgery (BCh)

Bachelor of Music (BMus)

Bachelor of Science (BSc)

Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)

Bachelor of Theology (BTh)

Master of Chemistry (MChem)

Master of Engineering (MEng)

Master of Liberal Arts (MLibArts)

Master of Mathematics (MMath)

Master of Pharmacy (MPharm)

Master of Physics (MPhys)

Master of Planning (MPlan)

Master of Science (MSci)

Note: Primary degree students are registered initially on an Honours degree programme, but an Ordinary degree is available to students who are not able to proceed to Honours (see Regulations for Students 1.11.  In general, a Single Honours Degree is taken in one subject; a Joint Honours Degree is taken in two subjects, equally weighted; a Major/Minor Honours Degree is taken in two subjects, weighted two-thirds/one-third.


Postgraduate Degrees of the University

Doctor of Childhood Studies (DChild)

Doctor of Clinical Psychology (DClinPsych)

Doctor of Divinity (DD)

Doctor of Education (EdD)

Doctor of Education (EdD) TESOL

Doctorate in Educational, Child and Adolescent Psychology (DECAP)

Doctor of Laws (LLD)

Doctor of Letters (DLitt)

Doctor of Medicine (MD)

Doctorate in Midwifery Practice (DMP)

Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP)

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Doctor of Science (DSc)

Doctor of Science (Economics) (DSc(Econ))

Doctor of Science (Education) (DSc(Ed))

Doctor of Social Science (DSSc)

Engineering Doctorate (EngD)

Juris Doctor (JD)

Master of Arts (MA)

Master of Architecture (MArch)

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Master of Education (MEd)

Master of Jurisprudence (MJur) (Taught)

Master of Jurisprudence (MJur) (Research)

Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA)

Master of Laws (LLM)

Masters in Law (MLaw)

Master of Philosophy (MPhil)

Master of Public Health (MPH)

Master of Research (MRes)

Master of Science (MSc)

Master of Science by Research (MSc (Res))

Master of Surgery (MCh)

Master of Theology (MTh)

Postgraduate Diploma (PG Diploma)

Postgraduate Certificate (PG Certificate)

Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)

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