Why choose a Queen's University Belfast Social Science degree?

Spanning a wide range of subjects including Law, Anthropology, Philosophy and International Politics, a degree in Social Sciences at Queen's University Belfast will inspire, challenge and prepare you to excel.

  • An interdisciplinary approach to learning, with world-class specialist facilities such as the School of Law's moot courtroom – where students can practice defending a case.
  • Notable alumni include Rita Segato, who has been called "one of Latin America's most celebrated feminist anthropologists" – and Baron David Trimble, a Northern Irish politician who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1998.
  • Russell Group-recognised research that aims to understand and improve the nature of society, culture and humanity – with a global reach and impact.
  • Recipient of the Athena Swan award for the promotion of gender equality across History, Anthropology, Politics and Philosophy.
Top 100 in the world for Law (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020)

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