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School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work

Queen's University Belfast,
69-71 University Street
Northern Ireland
Tel:+44 (0)28 9097 5941/3323/5117

School Office Locations

Undergraduate Office: 6 College Park, Belfast, BT7 1LP 

Postgraduate Office: 69 - 71 University Street, Belfast, BT7 1HL 

Open Learning Office: 20 College Green, Belfast, BT7 1LN

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What our students say

Claire (Ting) Zhao

Claire (Ting) Zhao

PhD Child Welfare in China

"I have two supervisors who are very experienced. I got great support from here and I think it will benefit me for the rest of my life"

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Sarah Lawrence

PhD Sociology

"I thoroughly enjoyed my part-time masters qualification in Social Research Methods which had all the specialist modules I wanted to undertake"

Cyprian Misinde

Cyprian Misinde

Doctorate in Childhood Studies (DChild)

"Before commencing study I looked at other universities in the UK but I found the course content at Queen's 'richer' than others and so chose to study here"

Laura Wylie (Student)

Laura Wylie

MSc Youth Justice (Criminology Graduate)

"While completing an Access course I attended an Open Day which gave me the opportunities to see first hand the great facilities on offer at Queen's"

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Stacha Leslie

Autism Spectrum Disorders

"What you need to know in order to work with those on the spectrum."

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Sinéad Fitzsimmons

Phd in Education

"The learning community helps me to excel in my area and respects the expertise of doctoral students."

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Alexa Zheng

Educational Studies

"I had the freedom to choose from lots of options according to my interests."

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Phillip Ramsey

Inclusion and Special Needs Education

"I enjoyed discussing ideas with colleagues and sharing experiences from different school settings."

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Athena SWAN

Promoting equality in the sciences

In April 2016 the School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work was awarded a bronze Athena SWAN charter mark.

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