Graduate School

Queen's University Belfast
Belfast, United Kingdom


Details at a Glance

  • School Type

    grad Public
  • Acceptance Rate

    rate 60%
  • Application Fee

    dollar-circle $0
  • Average Out-of-State Tuition

    grad-out-state $25,000
  • Financial Aid Available

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Degrees Offered

MA Conflict Transformation & Social Justice
MA Global Security & Borders
MA Violence, Terrorism & Security
MA International Relations
MSc Leadership for Sustainable Development

Our Program

We are a top 200 global University with no GRE or GMAT requirement, and no application fee.

Queen's University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland with a distinguished heritage and history.

Founded in 1845 as Queen's College Belfast, we became an independent university in 1908. Today, we are ranked 200 in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021), and a member of the elite Russell Group of UK research intensive universities, combining excellence in research and education with a student-centred ethos. Queen's offers students the chance to study at an internationally renowned college in a beautiful and exciting destination.

Our dedicated graduate space on campus, 'The Graduate School' provides students with an interdisciplinary social and educational hub which connects students across all disciplines to one another, and to mentors, leaders, and employers within the university and beyond: The Graduate School | Queen's University Belfast (

We are dedicated to peace, justice and positive social impact. The University's social charter highlights some of the local and global commitments made by Queen's: Social Charter | Queen's University Belfast (


  • Acceptance Rate

    rate 60%
  • Application Fee

    dollar-circle $0


  • checkbox-alt Certified Academic Transcripts
  • checkbox-alt Personal Statement
  • checkbox-alt 2 Letters of Recommendation

Application Deadline

We accept applications on a rolling basis from October until July ahead of a September start-date.

Student Body

  • Total Students

    pound 24,000 Students


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Clubs & Associations

We have over 200 clubs & societies on campus. Students can explore the range of clubs and societies here: Clubs and Societies | Study | Queen's University Belfast (

Tuition & Financial Aid

  • Average Out-of-State Tuition

    grad-out-state $25,000
  • Financial Aid Available

    checkbox-alt Yes
  • Average Financial Aid Offer

    grad-aid $3,000

Additional Information

  • checkbox-alt Application Fee Waivers Available

Location & Contact

Website & Other Links