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(Complete University Guide 2025)

Research at Queen's is ranked 7th in the UK

(Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023)

in UK for Law

(REF 2021/ Times Higher Education)
Top 150

Global Law School

(QS World University Rankings, 2024)
Welcome to the School of Law

The School of Law at Queen's, part of the Russell Group, is a leading UK Law School. The School interacts with the wide community of people who have an interest in the study of law locally, nationally and globally.  It provides innovative teaching delivered by world class staff in a beautiful environment.

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Graduate Degrees

QUB is a perfect place to study

We have a portfolio of qualifying law degrees (QLD) each tailored to suit the needs of individual applicants. The degrees vary in duration, intensity and level.

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We have a vibrant, active research community which has a long tradition of generating impactful world class research.

Our research activities have impacted nationally and internationally through a diverse range of projects ranging from slavery and trafficking, to the Hillsborough disaster, child sexual abuse, dealing with the past, and the role of judges in post-conflict settings. Due to the devolved nature of government in Northern Ireland we also offer unique opportunities for study and research.

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Student Experience

We are the launchpad for an exceptional student experience. Hear what some of your peers have to say.

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Mooting at Queen's University Belfast

The Mooting programme at Queen's offers an exceptional mooting experience. Intensive training and mentoring helps students develop advocacy and research skills, communication and analysis skills along with problem solving skills and the ability to think on their feet. Follow the link to find out more and check out the latest newsletter.

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Choosing to study Law at Queen’s has been the best decision I have ever made. The degree has been invaluable in setting me apart in the graduate market and I would highly recommend the course to prospective students. Rachel Harris
LLB Law Student, 2016-2019
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Explore staff picks

The staff in the Law School have given their top picks of books, films, blogs and podcasts to form a diverse range of material for your perusal and it is safe to say that there really is something for everyone! Whether you are a new scholar, a returning scholar or are simply visiting our page for inspiration for a holiday read you are most welcome to relax and scroll through our recommendations.

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3-4 July, 2024 - Queen’s University Belfast, School of Law
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The School of Law holds a Silver Athena SWAN award (2024) recognising its work in identifying and addressing gender equality challenges and its commitment to the aims of the Athena SWAN Charter.

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