Queen's University Belfast

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 Russell Group of UK research intensive universities, combining excellence in research and education with a student-centred ethos.

The School of Social Sciences, Education and Social work is a vibrant and intellectually diverse academic community that shares a single core vision: to produce world-leading research and first class teaching, which expands knowledge, informs policy and practice and makes a social difference locally, nationally and globally.