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Contacting the University

The address of the University is:

Queen's University Belfast
University Road
Northern Ireland

Tele: +44 (0) 28 9024 5133
Fax: +44(0) 28 9097 5137

During the academic year (except holiday periods), the Administration Building is normally open to the public on weekdays between 9:30am and 4:30pm.

Enquiries regarding admission or programme requirements should be addressed to:

Courses at Queen's

Admissions and Access Service
Lanyon North
Queen's University Belfast
University Road
Belfast, BT7 1NN
Northern Ireland

Tele: +44 (0) 28 9097 3838

General enquiries should be addressed to:

Communications and Externals Affairs Office
Lanyon South
Queen's University Belfast
University Road
Belfast, BT7 1NN
Northern Ireland

Tele: +44 (0) 28 9097 3091

Senior Officers of the University


Her Majesty The Queen


Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton (1 January 2020)


Mr Stephen Prenter, MBE, BSSc, FCA, MIMC (2013)

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

Dr Leonard O’Hagan, CBE, DL (2019)

Honorary Treasurer

Ms Orla Corr, OBE, BSc, ACCA, Dip ACC (2016)

President and Vice-Chancellor

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

Registrar and Chief Operating Officer

Mrs Joanne Clague, BA, FCA (2019)


Professor David S Jones PhD, DSc, CChem, CEng, CStat, FAPS, FIAE, FPS, FIMMM, FRSC, FRSS, MIEI 
(Education and Students) (2014)

Professor Richard English, CBE, MA, PhD, FBA, MRIA, FRSE, FRHistS
(Internationalisation and Engagement) (2016)

Professor Emma Flynn PhD, BSc
(Research and Enterprise) (2019)

Professor Adrienne Scullion, MA, PhD, FRSA, FRSE
(Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences) (2015)

Professor Christopher Johnson, DPhil, MSc, MA, FRSE, FRAeS, FBCS, CEng, CITP (2020)

Professor Stuart Elborn, CBE, MD, FRCP (L), FERS
(Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences) (2019)

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 Pascal McKeown

Elected by the Academic Staff

Dr Véronique Altglas
Dr Leonie Hannan

Elected by the Support Staff

Mr Kevin Flanagan

Students’ Union President

Ms Grian Nì Dhaimhìn (1July 2020)

Elected by the Students’ Union Council

Ms Grian Ni Dhaimhin

Elected by Convocation

Mr Eoin McMullan

Co-opted Members

Ms Briege Arthurs
Mr Roy Bailie OBE
Mr Adrian Doran
Ms Ellvena Graham OBE
Mr Keith Jess
Ms Marion Matchett
Ms Ann McGregor MBE
Ms Mairéad Regan
Mr Alan Shannon CB
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 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 Engineering (MEng)

Master of Liberal Arts (MLibArts)

Master of Pharmacy (MPharm)

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)

Doctorate in Governance (DGov)

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)

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 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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