Queen’s University Belfast is ranked in the Top 200 Universities in the World

(QS World University Rankings 2019)

As a Queen’s student, you will join a university that is truly international. In fact, we have been named the 24th most international university in the world and have students from over 82 countries, helping to create a multicultural and vibrant campus.

We’re a member of the prestigious Russell Group, combining excellence in research and education with a student-centred ethos.


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150,000 GRADUATES MAKING THEIR MARK ACROSS THE GLOBE

Our inspiring alumni comprises outstanding scholars, Nobel Prize winners - such as Seamus Heaney and David Trimble - and influential leaders who are making an impact in Northern Ireland and across the globe.

Over 94% of Queen’s graduates are in employment or further study six months after graduation; our graduates are dominating senior leadership positions in 80 of Northern Ireland's top 100 companies and making a difference in over 120 countries.

One of the UK's biggest campus universities, and the 9th oldest, we blend our proud heritage with cutting-edge facilities for the best experience of University life.

WE’RE A GLOBAL UNIVERSITY

Over 23,000 students live and study at Queen’s. Of those, more than 1,900 are from over 82 countries; including Malaysia, China, the Indias, the Middle East and the United States. We also employ more than 600 international staff drawn from over 70 nationalities.

AN EXTRAORDINARY UNIVERSITY EXPERIENCE

We offer a network of support services dedicated to helping you get the most from your time at Queen’s, looking after your health, emotional well-being, education, study needs, financial security and career prospects.

WORLD CLASS FACILITIES

World-class students require leading facilities. We’ve invested £350m in the last 10 years, with new additions opening all the time.

One of the UK's biggest campus universities, and the 9th oldest, we blend our proud heritage with cutting-edge facilities for the best experience of University life.

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BELFAST – THE NUMBER 1 REGION IN THE WORLD TO VISIT IN 2018

(LONELY PLANET, 2017)

A capital with a culture of its own. Enjoy everyday living among some of the friendliest folk in the world. Immerse yourself in the best of contemporary clubs, cuisine, culture and arts.

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 bustling, cosmopolitan city boasting a vibrant social life and rich cultural heritage.

GUARANTEED ACCOMMODATION

Offering a style of living reflecting the transition from home to university life. Our safe, modern accommodation also offers support, help and guidance on settling into student life in Belfast as well as the all-important space to live and enjoy student life to the full.

Our Student accommodation and the Student Union will help you to meet and make friends with other students and feel part of campus life. Over 200 clubs and societies are a great way to meet friends, discover new talents, and get a break from studying.

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THE FACULTY OF MEDICINE, HEALTH & LIFE SCIENCES

Q The Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences at Queen’s deliver high quality, leading-edge education, through world-class staff, focused on the needs of society. We provide an educational experience that is research-led and enriches our students intellectually, socially and culturally.

Our hope is that students from around the world will join with us to both learn and also bring new ideas and approaches to help drive forward our ambitions to enhance and advance life.ueen'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 bustling, cosmopolitan city boasting a vibrant social life and rich cultural heritage.

ADDRESSING GLOBAL CHALLENGES

Through our education and research, we strive to address some of the world’s greatest challenges, our academic staff undertake world-leading research through our Schools and Global research institutes in Health Sciences and Global Food Security. This has resulted in new treatments for patients and greater levels of protection for the food we eat.

FACULTY SCHOOLS

The School of Biological Sciences

The School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences

The School of Nursing and Midwifery

The School of Pharmacy

FACULTY RANKINGS

Subjects in the top 200 in the world (QS World Rankings by subject 2017)

  • Pharmacy and Pharmacology (51–100)
  • Nursing (51–100)
  • Medicine (151–200)
  • Agriculture and Forestry (151–200)

Subjects in the UK top 20 (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017)

  • 2nd in the UK for Pharmacology and Pharmacy
  • 2nd in the UK for Dentistry
  • 4th in the UK for Food Science
  • 6th in the UK for Agriculture and Forestry
  • 10th in the UK for Anatomy and Physiology
  • 20th in the UK for Medicine

Programs taught in:
  • English

This school also offers:

MSc

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An MPH is an internationally recognized qualification opening up many employment opportunities throughout the world. The course equips students with the knowledge and ski ... [+]

MPH Global Health

An MPH is an internationally recognized qualification opening up many employment opportunities throughout the world.

The course equips students with the knowledge and skills base to pursue a career in public health or other health-related leadership roles.

The curriculum for the MPH at Queen’s is aligned very closely to the syllabus for the professional exams for the UK Faculty of Public Health.

The MPH is designed to introduce students to:

The 'science' of public health practice: a robust, systematic and evidence-based approach to define and understand population health issues and problems. The 'art' of public health practice - interpersonal and organizational skills to work in partnership with others; influence decisions; support implementation of policy, programmes or interventions; and effect real change. It aims to identify optimal solutions for health gain within available resources. A global perspective on public health, including the health of underserved areas in Lower and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs) WHY QUEEN'S? ... [-]
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The MSc in Cancer Medicine will provide students with new knowledge of how precision medicine can improve and shape future healthcare. Students will gain hands-on experie ... [+]

MSc (Res) Cancer Medicine

The MSc in Cancer Medicine will provide students with new knowledge of how precision medicine can improve and shape future healthcare. Students will gain hands-on experience of molecular techniques and the equipment/devices used in a modern molecular laboratory; the course will provide training in laboratory and research skills that are applicable across multiple scientific disciplines in a supportive learning environment. Students will be able to evaluate how novel therapeutic approaches can be used to stratify patients into treatment groups for better clinical management (stratified / precision medicine). They will observe the delivery of precision medicine through tours of the Northern Ireland Cancer Centre.... [-]

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The MSc in Advanced Clinical Pharmacy Practice is designed to help pharmacists to acquire and demonstrate the advanced-level competencies defined in the Royal Pharmaceuti ... [+]

MSc in Advanced Clinical Pharmacy Practice

The MSc in Advanced Clinical Pharmacy Practice is designed to help pharmacists to acquire and demonstrate the advanced-level competencies defined in the Royal Pharmaceutical Society's Advanced Pharmacy Framework, through a rigorous programme of study that provides students with the knowledge and skills required to:

Review and incorporate current evidence into practice Work effectively in a multidisciplinary clinical environment Make decisions in complex clinical situations Communicate effectively with patients who have common long-term medical conditions Undertake clinical and practice-based research

This programme, introduced in 2016/2017, has replaced our previous postgraduate courses in clinical and community pharmacy. It is completed by Distance Learning, without attending on-campus. It is therefore open to both the UK and International pharmacists.... [-]

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This MSc offers a taught programme of study that sets out to nurture emerging and innovative professional practitioners. It is delivered through five specialist pathways ... [+]

MSc Advanced Professional and Clinical Practice

This MSc offers a taught programme of study that sets out to nurture emerging and innovative professional practitioners. It is delivered through five specialist pathways which correspond to the key areas of expertise within the School of Nursing and Midwifery.

The programme is offered on a full-time basis and combines face-to-face teaching with online delivery. Those taking the programme on a full-time basis may be eligible to do so incorporating a Clinical Practicum by the agreement with the Programme Co-ordinator.

WHY QUEEN'S?

The programme is offered on a full-time basis and combines face-to-face teaching with online delivery. Those taking the programme on a full-time basis may be eligible to do so incorporating a Clinical Practicum by agreement with the Programme Co-ordinator.... [-]

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This MSc in Clinical Anatomy aims to provide students with a greater understanding of advanced human anatomy including appropriate radiological anatomy, microscopic anato ... [+]

MSc Clinical Anatomy

This MSc in Clinical Anatomy aims to provide students with a greater understanding of advanced human anatomy including appropriate radiological anatomy, microscopic anatomy, and embryology.

The modules presented emphasize clinically and surgically relevant anatomy, although they are not designed exclusively for clinicians, and applications are invited from any students who have studied cadaveric anatomy within their first degree.

We have also launched a blended learning approach to achieving a PgCert or PgDip in Clinical Anatomy for working doctors. This involves online learning plus a two-day residential course.

Interested applicants should also refer to the PgCert or PgDip course websites for more information.... [-]

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The MSc in Experimental Medicine is designed for students wishing to pursue a career in experimental medicine, whether it is in academia, clinical practice, industry or g ... [+]

MSc Experimental Medicine

The MSc in Experimental Medicine offers advanced research training in a broad range of laboratory-based biomedical sciences.

The MSc in Experimental Medicine is designed for students wishing to pursue a career in experimental medicine, whether it is in academia, clinical practice, industry or government. The programme will also provide an excellent platform for progression to Ph.D. programmes either in Queen’s or worldwide.

The MSc in Experimental Medicine will develop a strong fundamental understanding of high-quality biomedical research, including experimental design and execution, data management and interpretation, and scientific communication, including publishing, presentation, and use of social media.... [-]

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These exciting, innovative blended and distance learning programmes are aimed to enhance the participant’s theoretical knowledge and practical skills in MP and to empower ... [+]

MSc Molecular Pathology of Cancer (Blended Learning)

Molecular Pathology (MP) is a rapidly growing discipline in 21st-century medicine. It integrates genomics and bioinformatics with modern pathology to underpin molecular diagnostics, theranostics and clinical trials delivery within the academic, health services and industry sectors in an era of precision medicine.

These exciting, innovative blended and distance learning programmes are aimed to enhance the participant’s theoretical knowledge and practical skills in MP and to empower them to pursue a career in academia, healthcare or industry. The programmes have a strong focus on innovation and entrepreneurship.

The programmes have been developed with a number of options in order to provide maximum flexibility of training. PgCert Molecular Pathology of Cancer candidates take the three modules delivered between September and January. PgDip candidates can take the Diploma in Molecular Pathology of Cancer and if successful can chose to progress to Masters level instead of graduating with the award. MSc candidates can take the Certificate/Diploma/MSc in Molecular Pathology of Cancer, which will provide a solid foundation for those wishing to study MP at Ph.D. level. The full-time MSc is also available as an intercalated degree for Medical and Dental students.... [-]

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Master

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An MPH is an internationally recognized qualification opening up many employment opportunities throughout the world. The course equips students with the knowledge and ski ... [+]

MPH Public Health

An MPH is an internationally recognized qualification opening up many employment opportunities throughout the world.

The course equips students with the knowledge and skills base to pursue a career in public health or other health-related leadership roles.

The curriculum for the MPH at Queen’s is aligned very closely to the syllabus for the professional exams for the UK Faculty of Public Health.

The MPH is designed to introduce students to:

The 'science' of public health practice: a robust, systematic and evidence-based approach to define and understand population health issues and problems. The 'art' of public health practice - interpersonal and organizational skills to work in partnership with others; influence decisions; support implementation of policy, programmes or interventions; and effect real change. It aims to identify optimal solutions for health gain within available resources. A global perspective on public health, including the health of underserved areas in Lower and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs) WHY QUEEN'S? ... [-]
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Queen’s University Belfast has developed a dynamic new MSc programme for students seeking careers in the global pharmaceutical industry. The new MSc in Industrial Pharmac ... [+]

MSc Industrial Pharmaceutics

Queen’s University Belfast has developed a dynamic new MSc programme for students seeking careers in the global pharmaceutical industry. The new MSc in Industrial Pharmaceutics will prepare graduates with the expertise and skills required for employment in an industry estimated to be worth $1.2 trillion.

Industrial pharmaceutics plays a vital role in the development, validation and manufacture of new medicines, ensuring their safety and quality, and MSc graduates will be able to avail of employment opportunities at all stages of the medicine development pipeline.

WHY QUEEN'S?

The School of Pharmacy at Queen’s has an excellent global reputation and is highly ranked for both teaching and research.... [-]

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PhD

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The Centre for Experimental Medicine at Queen’s incorporates an integrated mixture of approaches ranging from molecular cell biology, immunology, disease phenotyping, ima ... [+]

Ph.D. Experimental Medicine

The Centre for Experimental Medicine at Queen’s incorporates an integrated mixture of approaches ranging from molecular cell biology, immunology, disease phenotyping, imaging, functional genomics, unique pre-clinical models of disease, and patient-based investigation and clinical trials to deliver translational impact on respiratory disease, eye disease, and infectious diseases.

RESEARCH STRENGTHS

Research in the Centre falls into three Research Themes:

Vision and Vascular Medicine. A multidisciplinary team of researchers who translate basic scientific findings into knowledge and therapies with benefit to patients and advances scientific knowledge in the ocular cell, microvascular biology, and tissue remodeling to understand the mechanisms of ocular disease, diabetes-associated complications, and cardiovascular damage.... [-]

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These include overlapping themes in Biochemistry, Food Safety and Nutrition, Microbiology, Parasitology and Plant/Soil Science, with a broad research ethos that encompass ... [+]

Ph.D. Microbes and Pathogen Biology

These include overlapping themes in Biochemistry, Food Safety and Nutrition, Microbiology, Parasitology and Plant/Soil Science, with a broad research ethos that encompasses research in molecular biosciences from molecules to ecosystems.

Biochemistry explores basic facets of cell signaling, molecular interactions, and enzymology in the healthy and diseased organism.

Food Safety concentrates on the detection of toxins, drug residues, endocrine disruptors and pathogenic micro-organisms in foods with a view to the improvement of food safety and integrity using diverse systems biology approaches

Nutrition research aims to improve life quality through the reduction of oxidative stress.... [-]

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The School of Pharmacy focuses its research activities on key areas of the pharmaceutical sciences and clinical and primary care aspects of pharmacy. Our research spans a ... [+]

Ph.D. Pharmacy

The School of Pharmacy focuses its research activities on key areas of the pharmaceutical sciences and clinical and primary care aspects of pharmacy. Our research spans a wide range of scientific and professional disciplines. It is characterized by being multidisciplinary, internationally-connected and, ultimately, relevant to patients. The School is the No 1 ranked Pharmacy School in the UK for 'Pharmacology and Pharmacy' (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016).

Additionally, the School achieved an excellent result in REF 2014, we have 92 percent of our research falling within the highest quality 4* and 3* categories. We are now one of the leading centers for pharmaceutical research in the UK. The School is committed to research excellence. This is achieved through a continual review of research standards, strategic recruitment, and development of external and internal collaborations. The School has a broad portfolio of high-quality research income and School staff publish widely in leading journals and present their work at national and international conferences.... [-]

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The cross-faculty, interdisciplinary Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology (CCRCB) is committed to the highest quality of research excellence. To achieve our missio ... [+]

Ph.D. Precision Cancer Medicine

The cross-faculty, interdisciplinary Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology (CCRCB) is committed to the highest quality of research excellence. To achieve our mission, we are pursuing a premier series of research programmes in defined areas, combining innovative discovery science with clinical translational to achieve the best outcomes for cancer patients.

In recognition of the international standing of CCRCB, the University has made and continues to make, significant investment in both academic staff and infrastructure. CCRCB has over 200 staff, with 38 Principal Investigators, 60 Postdoctoral fellows and 65 postgraduate students from across the world working together in a new, purpose-built research facility.... [-]

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The Centre for Public Health (CPH) brings together researchers embracing clinical research, epidemiology, and public health issues through a combination of person-cente ... [+]

Ph.D. Public Health

The Centre for Public Health (CPH) brings together researchers embracing clinical research, epidemiology, and public health issues through a combination of person-centered, informatics, clinical trials, and laboratory-based studies. Multidisciplinary teams work closely together to develop and evaluate screening, diagnostic, preventative and therapeutic interventions that maximize benefit for patients and populations. Our aim is to recruit, train and inspire some of the very best postgraduate students with a strong commitment to clinical and translational research.

Research Strengths

The CPH has brought together experts from a variety of research backgrounds including epidemiology and public health, trial methodologies, health services research, laboratory sciences and complementary clinical specialties. These experts have a common aim - to translate biological, clinical science, and epidemiological insights into effective clinical and public health interventions to prevent disease and improve health & wellbeing.... [-]

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