Social Sciences Summer School

Are you a Year 12 or 13 student? Interested in studying social sciences at university?

Have you considered the Social Sciences Summer School?

Q-Step Social Sciences Summer School

3-5 July 2019

Queen’s University Belfast invites you to a summer school, where you can learn more about important and interesting topics such as families, religion, crime and deviance, social inequality, ethnic diversity, politics, and more! You will also have the chance to chat informally to staff and current students and find out about study options. The summer school is funded by the Queen’s Q-Step Centre, which is part of a UK wide programme to increase the quantitative skills of social science students.


We will provide each successful applicant with a bursary up to £200 depending on needs, payable at the end of the summer school.


3 July 2019 - 09:00 - 16:00

4 July 2019 - 09:00 - 16:00

5 July 2019 - 09:00 - 14:00

Lunch and refreshments will be provided each day.


Queen’s University Belfast Campus

How to Apply

Please email Ms Zoie Watterson at with the following information:

  • Year of study
  • A-levels subjects
  • School

Please include 200 words about why you want to join us at the summer school.

Deadline for submission: 5 June 2019


To see some images of last year's Summer School and our other achievements please see our News section!