Key statistics

Total UG Students Total PG Students International Student Student Faculty Ratio
3,655 1,635 28% 18:1

 

Queen Margaret University  is a modern university located in Musselburgh, East Lothian near Edinburgh in Scotland. It is named after Saint Margaret, wife of King Malcolm III of Scotland.

From its founding in 1875, One hundred and forty  years later, it is still true to its original philosophy of improving the quality and serving the community .Queen Margaret has developed into a university of ideas and influence which prepares graduates for useful careers and equips them with the skills which will help them make a real difference to society.

There are approximately 4,000 students, an emphasis on vocational and professionally relevant education, and good graduate employment rates. Queen Margaret values its supportive atmosphere, engagement with the community, and the relevance of its teaching and research to society's needs. The university's academic flagships are sustainable business; culture and creativity; and health and rehabilitation.

 

QMU is highly regarded for innovative research and knowledge exchange work which connects local and international perspectives, engages the public, and significantly influences policy. The University’s research expertise ranges from speech sciences to creative industries, from alcohol consumption to rehabilitation sciences, and from food and drink to tourism.  Ultimately, all their  work makes a real, practical impact on everyday life.

The University moved to a modern purpose-built campus in 2007 allowing students to benefit from a vibrant academic village with high-tech buildings, an innovative learning resource centre and attractive landscaped spaces.  The new campus has won many sustainability awards and is recognised as an exemplar in sustainable design within the higher education sector nationally and internationally. Following the success of the campus build, it has been QMU’s aim to embed sustainability in the everyday work of the University. This holistic approach to achieving a lasting legacy of sustainable practice, not only takes account of the physical building but creates a joined up approach to the social, environmental and economic dimensions of sustainable development.

Notable Alumni

·        Matt Baker – TV presenter, formerly Blue Peter, currently The One Show and Countryfile.

·        Ashley Jensen – actor in the US hit TV series Ugly Betty.

·        Edith Bowman – music critic, radio DJ and TV presenter with BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio Scotland.

·        Kevin McKidd – actor known for Trainspotting and Grey’s Anatomy.

·        James McKenzie – actor on the children’s TV gameshow series Raven, currently in the BBC TV soap River City.

·        Angel Coulby – actor in the TV fantasy series, Merlin along with a number of other television credits.

·        Jacqui Lunday – Chief Health Professions Officer, Scottish Government.

·        Helen Doherty – producer of children’s TV series Balamory and Me Too.

·        Craig Hill – comedian.

·        Michael Matheson MSP – Scottish Government Minister for Justice.

 

 

 

The minimum English language qualifications that is accepted are:

Undergraduate

IELTS

6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each language skill

Postgraduate

IELTS

6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each language skill

Please note that these tests are only valid for two years.

For undergraduate courses: 

We welcome applications from Indian students holding a minimum of 75% in their Higher Secondary School Certificate from a recognised Board .

For postgraduate courses: 

We will consider applications from students holding a good Bachelors degree from a recognised university.

Bachelor's programmes

 

Medicine & Health (

§  B.Sc.Applied Nursing

§  B.Sc.Applied Nursing

§  B.Sc.Applied Nursing

§  B.Sc.Applied Pharmacology

§  B.Sc.Applied Pharmacology - Associate degree -first year delivered at West Lothian College

§  B.Sc.Diagnostic Radiography

§  B.Sc.Dietetics

§  BachelorHearing Aid Audiology

§  B.Sc.Nursing

§  B.Sc.Nutrition

§  B.Sc.Nutrition and Food Science

§  B.Sc.Occupational Therapy

§  B.Sc.Physical Activity, Health and Wellbeing

§  B.Sc.Physiotherapy

§  B.Sc.Podiatry

§  B.Sc.Professional Practice (degree completion programme)

§  B.Sc.Therapeutic Radiography

Business & Management

§  B.A.Business Management

§  B.A.Business Management

§  B.A.Business Management (Fast-Track)

§  B.A.Business Management - Associate degree - first year delivered at Edinburgh College

§  B.A.Business Management - Associate degree -first year delivered at Edinburgh College

§  B.A.Business Management - Fast Track

§  B.A.Marketing and Events - Associate degree - first year delivered at West Lothian College

§  B.A.PR, Marketing and Events - Associate degree - first year delivered at West Lothian College

§  B.A.Public Relations, Marketing and Events

Hospitality, Leisure & Sports

§  B.A.Events Management

§  B.A.Events Management - Associate degree - first year delivered at Edinburgh College

§  B.A.Events Management - Associate degree - first year delivered at West Lothian College

§  B.A.International Hospitality and Tourism Management

§  B.A.International Hospitality and Tourism Management - Associate degree - first year delivered at Edinburgh College

§  B.A.PR, Marketing and Events - Associate degree - first year delivered at West Lothian College

§  B.A.Public Relations, Marketing and Events

Arts, Design & Architecture

§  B.A.Acting for Stage and Screen

§  B.A.Costume Design and Construction

§  B.A.Drama and Performance

§  B.A.Film and Media

§  B.A.Theatre and Film

Natural Sciences & Mathematics

§  B.Sc.Human Biology

§  B.Sc.Human Biology

§  B.Sc.Human Biology - Associate degree - first year delivered at West Lothian College

§  B.Sc.Human Biology - Associate degree -first year delivered at West Lothian College

Social Sciences

§  B.Sc.Psychology

§  B.Sc.Psychology and Sociology

§  B.Sc.Psychology and Sociology - Associate degree - first year delivered at West Lothian College

§  B.Sc.Public Sociology

Journalism & Media

§  B.A.PR and Media - Associate degree - first year delivered at West Lothian College

§  B.A.Public Relations and Media

§  B.A.Public Relations, Marketing and Events

Humanities

§  B.Sc.Speech and Language Therapy

Master's Programmes

 

Medicine & Health

§  M.Sc.Advancing Physiotherapy Practice

§  M.Sc.Audiology (Pre-Registration)

§  MasterClinical Research

§  MasterCommunity Health Nursing

§  M.Sc.Diabetes

§  M.Sc.Diagnostic Radiography (Pre-Registration)

§  M.Sc.Dietetics

§  M.Sc.Global Health

§  Postgraduate CertificateHealth in Fragile and Conflict-Affected States

§  M.Sc.Mammography

§  M.Sc.Medical Imaging

§  M.Sc.Nursing

§  M.Sc.Palliative Care

§  M.Sc.Person-Centred Practice

§  M.Sc.Person-Centred Practice (Public Health and Wellbeing)

§  M.Sc.Physiotherapy (Part-time)

§  M.Sc.Physiotherapy (Post-Registration)

§  M.Sc.Physiotherapy (Pre-registration)

§  M.Sc.Play Therapy

§  M.Sc.Podiatry By Distance E-Learning

§  MasterProfessional Doctorate

§  M.Sc.Public Health Nutrition

§  M.Sc.Radiotherapy (Post-Registration)

§  M.Sc.Radiotherapy and Oncology

§  M.Sc.Rehabilitative Audiology

§  M.Sc.Sexual And Reproductive Health

§  M.Sc.Social Development and Health

§  M.Sc.Theory of Podiatric Surgery

Business & Management

§  M.A.Arts, Festival and Cultural Management

§  M.B.A.Family and Smaller Enterprises

§  M.B.A.Hospitality

§  M.Sc.International Management and Leadership

§  M.Sc.International Management and Leadership with Family and Smaller Enterprises

§  M.Sc.International Management and Leadership with Hospitality

§  M.Sc.International Management and Leadership with Tourism

§  M.B.A.Master of Business Administration

§  MasterMaster of Public Administration

§  M.Res.Master of Research

§  MasterPgCert Public Services Governance

§  M.A.Stage Management

§  M.Sc.Strategic Communication and Public Relations

§  M.B.A.Tourism

Social Sciences

§  Postgraduate CertificateApplied Social Development

§  M.Sc.Art Psychotherapy (International)

§  M.A.Arts, Festival and Cultural Management

§  M.Sc.Cognitive Behavioual Therapy

§  M.Sc.Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

§  M.Sc.Dispute Resolution

§  M.A.Festival and Cultural Management - PgDip, PgCert

§  M.Res.Master of Research

§  M.Sc.Occupational Therapy (Post-registration)

§  M.Sc.Occupational Therapy (Pre-registration)

§  M.Sc.Speech and Language Therapy (Pre-Registration) - PgDip

§  M.Sc.Strategic Communication and Public Relations

Social Sciences

§  Postgraduate CertificateApplied Social Development

§  M.Sc.Art Psychotherapy (International)

§  M.A.Arts, Festival and Cultural Management

§  M.Sc.Cognitive Behavioual Therapy

§  M.Sc.Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

§  M.Sc.Dispute Resolution

§  M.A.Festival and Cultural Management - PgDip, PgCert

§  M.Res.Master of Research

§  M.Sc.Occupational Therapy (Post-registration)

§  M.Sc.Occupational Therapy (Pre-registration)

§  M.Sc.Speech and Language Therapy (Pre-Registration) - PgDip

§  M.Sc.Strategic Communication and Public Relations

Education & Training

§  M.Sc.Cognitive Behavioual Therapy

§  M.Res.Master of Research

§  M.Sc.Music Therapy (Nordoff-Robbins)

§  M.Sc.Occupational Therapy (Post-registration)

§  M.Sc.Occupational Therapy (Pre-registration)

§  M.Sc.Professional and Higher Education

Hospitality, Leisure & Sports

§  M.A.Festival and Cultural Management - PgDip, PgCert

§  M.B.A.Hospitality

§  M.Sc.International Management and Leadership with Hospitality

§  M.Sc.International Management and Leadership with Tourism

§  M.B.A.Tourism

Applied Sciences & Professions

§  MasterCommunity Health Nursing

§  M.Sc.Gastronomy

Arts, Design & Architecture

§  M.Sc.Art Psychotherapy (International)

§  M.Sc.Music Therapy (Nordoff-Robbins)

Journalism & Media

§  M.Sc.Dispute Resolution

§  M.Sc.Strategic Communication and Public Relations

Computer Science & IT

§  M.Sc.Global Health

Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences

§  M.Sc.Social Development and Health

Humanities

§  M.Sc.Speech and Language Therapy (Pre-Registration) - PgDip

 

All the  accommodation is just a stone's throw away from the University, so it couldn’t be more convenient. You’ll also find many great facilities on your doorstep including the Students’ Union, Gym and Sports Centre and the Learning Resource Centre. WiFi is available across campus and 24/7 security keeping you safe.

Situated in landscaped parkland, Student Village accommodates 800 students in a choice of standardor premium rooms all of which are en-suite.

You need to apply for the accommodation once you have applied for the course in the university. 

QMU Scholarships:

The University is pleased to offer a number of competitive scholarships of up to £5,000 each for new international students undertaking their first year of study on an undergraduate or postgraduate degree. The scholarship is granted as a reduction of the tuition fee and is available to students who are self-funding with an international tuition fee of more than £9,000 for a single year of study only. Applications can be made by students who have received an offer of a place of study at the University.

Santander Scholarships:

Queen Margaret University is pleased to announce that a limited number of Santander Scholarships will be available to international students, up to the value of £5,000. Applications can be made by students who have received an offer of a place of study at the University. Please note that if you have already applied for a QMU Scholarship, we will also consider you for a Santander Scholarship and vice versa - there is no need to re-apply or to apply for both.

There are numerous other scholarships.Please refer university website for detail qualifications required.

Other scholarships

You can also apply for the British Government's Chevening Scholarships, and a variety of private agencies and charities for scholarships, bursaries and grants to study in the UK. For more information visit the British Council website or the UK Council for International Student Affairs website.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scotland's Saltire Scholarships:

These awards are jointly funded by Queen Margaret University and the Scottish Government. Scholarships worth £4,000 each are available for Indian students studying on full-time Masters programmes at QMU. The scholarships are granted as a reduction of the tuition fee payable by the student.

 


Quick Facts


INSTITUYION TYPEPUBLIC

FOUNDING YEAR1875

CAMPUSSEMI URBAN

FEES

Full-time UG & PG Fees 11,500 GBP to 12,500 GBP according to your course.

COST OF LIVING

For general living costs such as accommodation, food, books, clothing etc, it is impossible to provide an exact figure as all students are different and have different lifestyles.

UNIVERSITY WEBSITE

http://www.qmu.ac.uk


RANKING OF UNIVERSITIES


The Complete University Guide 2018 : 92

The Guardian University League Tables 2018 : 100


MAP ADDRESS


Queen Margaret University Queen Margaret University Drive Musselburgh EH21 6UU

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