Queen's University Belfast

About Queen's University Belfast

As a member of the Russell Group, Queen's University Belfast is a world top 200 university (QS World Rankings 2019). We owe our world-class reputation to a combination of innovation and excellence in research and education, and our leadership role in the global community. 

A substantial £700 million investment programme has developed our historic campus into an innovative learning environment with a state-of-the art Graduate School, award-winning student accommodation and outstanding sporting facilities. 

Ranked 25th in the world for global outlook (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018), we’re a truly international university with over 2,200 international students from over 59 countries.  With links to over 250 partner institutions and collaborations with over 3,000 employers around the world, our global network spans 120 countries.

We’re based in the social and cultural heart of Belfast, named the best place in the UK to visit (Lonely Planet, 2017) and the most affordable student region in the UK ((Which? University, 2018).

Postgraduate study

We offer a wide range of high-quality, globally-recognised Master’s degree programmes and Doctoral (PhD) programmes across three faculties:

When you join Queen’s, you will become part of a world-class university with a vibrant postgraduate culture built on a foundation of exceptional teaching, cutting-edge research, innovation, collaboration and engagement. We are committed to supporting and training our international community of postgraduate students to become thinkers, innovators, leaders and communicators who are future-ready.


Queen’s University is a powerhouse of innovation and we pride ourselves on developing research that makes a difference to the livelihood and well-being of societies, communities and individuals around the world. Through our research, teaching and learning we aim to inspire the next generation of scientists, artists and business leaders to shape the world and make a positive global impact.

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