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Queen Margaret University

Queen Margaret University

Queen Margaret University offers you the optimum balance of theoretical and practical education to prepare you for a successful career, and a friendly and supportive community environment in which to learn.

We have widely recognised expertise in health & rehabilitation, sustainable business and creativity & culture.

In 2014, the UK’s national audit of research in higher education showed that over 58% of our research is world leading or internationally excellent.  Our research expertise informs all our teaching.  Alongside this, our strong professional and industry links, and practical focus, ensure the relevance of our curricula to students’ future careers.

Our vibrant and inspirational campus provides a supportive learning environment, with residential accommodation on site.

We are a true international community: 20% of our students are international and come from over 70 countries worldwide.  Reflecting our strong reputation internationally, we have a number of transnational education partnerships, through which our courses are taught across the world, in Egypt, Greece, India, Nepal and Singapore.

Reasons to study at Queen Margaret University

Queen Margaret University’s international community brings together knowledge and perspectives from across the world, often addressing very immediate problems facing society. We have a strong philosophy of enhancing quality of life and serving communities around the globe through world-class research and teaching.

  • Facilitating fulfilling careers

    By studying at QMU, you enable yourself to make the world a better place. Based on the knowledge they gained with us, our graduates are helping communities across the world. Their work ranges from delivering breakthroughs in healthcare to working with people in developing countries to rebuild their communities after years of destruction; and from developing local economies through innovative creative arts and cultural initiatives to driving better business practice.

  • Friendly and supportive

    You won't get lost in the crowd and you’ll find our staff extremely approachable and supportive. Our campus brings all our students together on one site, giving you plenty of opportunities to meet and make friends with students with a wide range of interests.

  • Research strengths

    As well as high-quality teaching, we have a strong reputation for our research excellence. Our research activity is internationally recognised, and informs and adds value to our teaching at all levels.

  • Up-to-date and relevant teaching

    Focused on preparing you for career success, our lecturing staff are activity engaged in ongoing research and collaborative work with external agencies, businesses and academics from other institutions. This helps to ensure that their teaching is up-to-date and relevant. It also means that you benefit from the latest thinking and developments in the field.

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