School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics

Study

The school has a wide variety of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in each of our four main disciplines.

With high quality teaching and exceptional industry links, our courses provide a rich learning experience providing a wide range of core skills and experiences that are valued by employers, professional organisations and academic institutions. 

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Funding & Scholarhships

VIEW AVAILABLE FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES AT THE SCHOOL

The School publishes various funding opportunities for academic study throughout the year. There is also funding available centrally from the University.

School Postgraduate Scholarship Funding

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History

Delving into the past

History is about understanding the past in its own terms as well as for its relevance to the present. Our courses range from the ancient world to the recent past, and cover Ireland and Britain, Europe, Asia, Africa and America.

Our courses | HISTORY

Anthropology

Studying Human Nature

Anthropology seeks to understand what it is to be human across the world, studying societies across space and time in order to grasp their cultural similarities and differences. By doing this, it opens windows onto worlds different from your own, and also provides mirrors for reflection about your own cultural world.

Our courses | ANTHROPOLOGY

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Philosophy

Understand the world and humanity's place in it

By studying Philosophy at Queen's, you will be joining a vibrant and friendly School that aims to combine excellence in teaching with a first-class student experience.

Our courses | PHILOSOPHY

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Politics

INFORMATIVE, INTELLECTUALLY STIMULATING AND REWARDING

The academic study of politics is concerned with the sources of conflict, co-operation, power and decision-making within and between societies, how differences are expressed through ideology and organisation, and how, if at all, disagreements and problems are resolved.

Our courses | POLITICS

Irish Studies

Exploring Ireland's Culture and Society

The School hosts interdisciplinary courses offered through our Institute of Irish Studies - an MA in Irish Studies, and the International Summer School in Irish Studies, which runs in June and July and is open to all with an interest in studying Ireland.

Our Courses | IRISH STUDIES

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