Why Choose Queen's Management School?
WHY CHOOSE QUEEN’S MANAGEMENT SCHOOL?
WE EDUCATE LEADERS WHO MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE WORLD
Queen’s Management School is one of the top business schools in the UK and Ireland and prides itself on a range of world-class undergraduate degree programmes in Accounting, Economics, Finance and Management.
WHY CHOOSE QUEEN’S MANAGEMENT SCHOOL?
We are among the best in the world. Accounting and Finance is ranked 8th in the UK (Complete University Guide 2019).
In the recent Research Excellence Framework (REF2014/Times Higher Education), we are joint 8th in the UK for Research Intensity, with over 75% of our research deemed to be world-leading or internationally excellent.
Our students think so too – we were ranked 1st amongst business schools in the Russell Group for overall satisfaction (National Student Survey 2016).
PURPOSE-BUILT FOR MANAGEMENT
Queen’s Management School is located at Riddel Hall, situated within the Stranmillis Conservation Area adjacent to the main University campus. The site now encompasses a contemporary hi-tech Management School and Postgraduate and Executive Education Centre with conference facilities.
Riddel Hall provides the School with academic and support offices; postgraduate research rooms for students and research fellows; a range of fully equipped teaching facilities with varying capacities from small syndicate rooms to a 120-seat tiered lecture theatre; two computer suites; the Trading Room; the Placement Office; resource accommodation; flexible space for large group teaching and conference use; and communal support facilities including catering accommodation to encourage social and intellectual interaction.
Students have access to Bloomberg software, a market leader in financial news, data and analytics, which is used by many financial institutions. The Trading Room is an interactive learning environment which brings textbook theory to life. Students use and have access to software such as Stata, Excel, Matlab, and databases such as Thomson One Banker, DataStream and Bloomberg.
STUDENT-MANAGED FUND (SMF)
Students are invited to join the Student Managed Fund where they will have a unique opportunity to manage a real money investment portfolio of £30,000. Queen’s Management School is one of only a handful of universities in the UK and Ireland to offer this experience which is a game changer when it comes to graduate employability.
DEDICATED TO STUDENT EMPLOYABILITY AND NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES
Our students benefit from a dedicated Placement Office which has established strong links with business partners providing internships and consulting projects.
• Helping start-up companies such as Cardinal Analytics and Pretty in Petite
• Students benefit from masterclasses with industry experts
• Employers inform our curriculum through employer liaison groups
• Employer visibility through studentships and prizes
Students are invited to many joint events with the Leadership Institute and prestigious speakers including Sam Woods, Director of Financial Stability at the Bank of England, Denis O’Brien, the leading Irish Telecoms Entrepreneur, Manus Cranny, European Markets Editor and News Anchor for Bloomberg TV, and former South African President FW de Klerk.
WILLIAM J CLINTON LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE
The William J Clinton Leadership Institute at Riddel Hall brings world-class facilities, leading academics and industry experts together to deliver a high-end portfolio of executive education and leadership programmes. As specialists in executive education, we deal with the highest level of business people and their associated organisations.
We have a diverse student body from around the world including, UK, Northern Ireland, China, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, India, Mauritius, Ecuador, Brazil, Canada, Vietnam, US, Nepal, Guyana, Pakistan, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, India, Norway, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy and Romania.