Located in the capital city of Northern Ireland, Queen’s University Belfast is steeped in legacy
yet benefits from world-class, state-of-the-art facilities.
Queen’s has a history of investing in people and building brighter futures. It’s a place where
learning and research come together to create new and exciting global opportunities.
The university has a rich heritage and a renowned history of producing Nobel Laureates, leading
global academics and national and international leaders over the last 170 years.
Queen’s University Belfast is on the top 1% of Global Universities, (QS World University
Rankings ® 2015/16). We are highly respected across the globe as a center of teaching
excellence and innovative research.
Our courses will give you an amazing university experience that’s embedded in a rich heritage.
Taught by top academics, these degrees enable you to become an expert in your chosen field,
with the prospect of a top career in a multi-national company.
A Leading Research Centre
Queen’s University Belfast is part of the prestigious Russell Group of the UK’s 24 leading
Our world-class researchers carry out internationally leading research, with Queen’s placed joint
8th in the UK for research intensity. (Ref 2014)
Our Global Research Institutes are flagships for interdisciplinary research in areas of major
societal challenge. They bring together a critical mass of excellent researchers from a wide range
of disciplines in world-class facilities to tackle some of the greatest global issues of our age.
Queen’s is at the heart of Belfast’s culture, as well as its art and social scenes. We’re proud to be
part of a busy, multicultural city boasting a lively social life and rich cultural heritage.
Our cutting-edge facilities include a financial Trading Room with Bloomberg depots,
interdisciplinary health and life sciences research facilities and innovative engineering hubs.
The Queen’s Graduate School is a dedicated social and academic space for postgraduate
It was recently ranked 1st for Graduate Schools out of 159 international universities,
(International Student Barometer survey, 2016).
Queen’s University Belfast offers 87 undergraduate courses – including but not limited to:
- Medicine & Dentistry
- Irish and social anthropology
- Drama and film studies
- Business and management
subjects such as:
- Educational leadership
- Public Health
- Arts management
- Computational finance and trading
- Children’s rights