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We offer postgraduate courses that come with a promise of value

Queen's University Belfast

At Queen's we offer postgraduate courses that come with a promise of value: to produce world-class graduates and provide the tools for you to take a leading role in the world economy. Visit our Course Finder to view the range of courses available along with useful information on entry requirements.

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Applications to Postgraduate courses can be made online. In general, there are no closing dates for most Taught programmes. However, we recommend that you apply as early as possible, to avoid disappointment, particularly if demand for the course you are interested in exceeds the number of places available.

Research That Shapes Worlds

Queen’s University Belfast is part of the prestigious Russell Group of 24 leading UK research intensive universities, globally connected and networked with leading universities across the world. Queen’s is ranked 24th in the UK for Research Power (REF 2021/ Times Higher Education).

We continue to drive forward research to shape worlds, focusing on five key areas. Ensuring a healthy living for all through developing solutions and treatments for diseases; helping to deliver a transformative and sustainable economy for future generations; leading on secure connected intelligence and AI and the data revolution. We are at the forefront of delivering future focused through human environment relations; and will continue our strong history of expertise in conflict resolution and building inclusive and cohesive communities.

A dedicated hub for Postgraduates

The new Graduate School is a truly impressive space, offering postgraduates the opportunity to study, relax and socialise. An intellectual hub, it encourages and supports learning and networking activities such as research sandpits, topical debates, interdisciplinary initiatives, and enterprise programmes.

We focus on employability

Queen's graduates have an excellent track record in highly successful and diverse careers. Work experience is embedded in many of our programmes, and employers actively target our graduates.

A city-based campus

Belfast is the ultimate student city, offering a huge selection of places to shop, socialise, eat and relax - all within walking distance of the University campus. No matter what your interests are, you are sure to find something to see and do. Belfast is a well-connected city with two airports operating a wide range of flights to the rest of the UK and mainland Europe and regular ferry crossings to England, Scotland and Wales.


Queen's residential accommodation is among the best and most modern in the UK.

Willow Walk is purpose built accommodation ideally suited to the needs of international and Postgraduate students. Willow Walk rivals the best private sector competitors, with the added advantage of University control and management in areas such as security, maintenance and contract terms. Everything you need is within walking distance from Willow Walk meaning there are no transport costs to get to Queen's campus for lectures and the McClay Library, to sport and recreation at Queen's Sport venues or to Queen's Students' Union.

Mount Charles is suitable accommodation for returning students who want a more independent lifestyle. There are 38 week and 40 week contracts available and the property is situated just a few minutes' walk from the main University buildings. Each house accommodates 7-8 students and you can apply as a group. There are limited twin rooms designed for two students and you can apply to share with a friend/family member of the same sex.

For further information on Queen's accommodation, visit our website.

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