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Why Choose Union?


Each year there is a National Student Survey taken across all UK universities. This is what Theology students at Queen's said last year about their studies at Union College:

  • 97% said that staff have made the subject interesting

  • 99% said that staff are good at explaining things

  • 97% said that the staff are enthusiastic about what they are teaching

  • 96% said that the course is well-organised and runs smoothly

Undergraduate courses in Theology are taught in Union College.

Module choice. An undergraduate degree consists of 18 modules. Union offers a total of 43 modules, representing a huge choice and many options for our students.

Library. The Gamble Library at Union is the best theological library in Northern Ireland. It contains 75,000 books, over 20,000 pamphlets and takes 70 theological journals.

Faculty. We have a faculty of 5 full-time professors, a Senior Lecturer and Lecturer in Biblical Studies, aa Lecturer in Historical Theology plus several part-time lecturers and staff, offering a wide range of specialist expertise. Both Assistant Directors in the Institute of Theology and Subject Board chairmen are members of the Union College faculty.

Location. We are situated beside the main Queen's campus, only 100 yards from the main university library. This is especially important for students taking Theology with English, History or Philosophy which are taught on the main Queen's campus.

Success. Queen's Travel Scholarships, undergraduate scholarships, and 10 out of 12 postgraduate Theology scholarships for the past two years have been won by Union students.

If you want to look around Union, or talk to someone, contact us on 028 9020 5080 or email  It would be great to meet you!