Arts

The School offers highly desirable degree courses in several subject areas.  

World-leading experts provide research-led teaching delivered across all the programmes.  As well as their primary degree programme, students have the opportunity to collaborate in all our subject areas and work on productions and projects across the school.

Students will have access to our state-of-the-art facilities including the Brian Friel Theatre, QFT Cinema, Film Studio, the Sonic Laboratory and production studios.  

The School was recently ranked in the top 50 university departments worldwide for the performing arts (QS World University Ranking) and number 1 for Film in the Guardian's league table. 



UNDERGRADUATE

Music  Film  Drama  Broadcast Production



Postgraduate Taught

Choose from a selection of Masters degrees in areas including Film, Arts Management and the Arts & Humanities.

Masters Courses



Postgraduate Research

Join a invigorating research community with world leading academics and international networks.  Areas of research include Music, Film, Drama, Sonic Arts and Arts Management & Cultral Policy.

Research Degrees

 

 

 

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FACILITIES

AMONG THE BEST IN THE UK

The Harty Room in the Music building, characterized by its wonderful natural acoustic, and the Sonic Lab at SARC which has variable acoustics and facilities for 3D sound projection. The Drama & Film centre houses a professional Theatre (Brian Friel Theatre), a 2 screen cinema (QFT) and a purpose-built film studio.

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Funding & Scholarships

VIEW AVAILABLE FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES AT THE SCHOOL

The School will publicise various funding opportunities for academic study and travel throughout the year. There is also funding available centrally from the University.

What our students say

A student's time at Queen's is much more than studying.  It is also about gaining the skills required for employment, developing creativity and creative thinking, and getting involved in community cultural life.

 

Chris Ryan - Music Technology
"".... In all cases I found that the entire staff were always willing to provide all the help and advice they could offer; always with a genuine interest in the subject material and the fostering of knowledge.""
Chris Ryan
BSc in Music Technology and Sonic Arts

WHAT OUR GRADUATES SAY

Our graduates go on to work in industries such as Film, Broadcasting, Theatre and other sectors including IT, Healthcare, Teaching and Academic Research.

90% of graduates are employed or undertaking further study after graduating. 
"Through studying Drama at Queens I developed the ability to think creatively and express myself in both performance and in a written context. This, along with the experience of working independently on a large research project with my PhD, has been invaluable for my current work..."
Dr Kevin McCluskey
BA in Drama with Film, MA in Drama, PhD in Drama
Analyst Consultant with Deloitte

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The student experience

See what our students have to stay about studying at the University

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THE RUSSELL GROUP

QUEEN'S IS AN ELITE COMPANY

Our membership of the 24-strong Russell Group marks us out as an exceptional UK university

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Open Day guide

Open Days

See why Queen’s University is exceptional

Soak up the atmosphere of our historic campus, tour our class-leading sporting facilities, learn about our huge variety of clubs and societies and most importantly, experience for yourself the world-class learning environment we provide.

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LIFE IN BELFAST

ONE OF EUROPE’S MOST FRIENDLY AND FASHIONABLE REGIONAL CAPITALS

See why Belfast is a top destination

How to apply

Undergraduate

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Postgraduate

The process