Undergraduate Study at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Offering the optimum balance of theory and practice, in a friendly and supportive learning environment, our undergraduate courses prepare for you a successful career. Find out more below.

We know that COVID-19 (coronavirus) has brought great uncertainty, and that applicants to our degree programmes will be very keen to know when they can embark on life at Queen Margaret University and what that experience will be like. We are therefore really pleased to confirm that our autumn semester will start in September as planned and that we are all set to welcome our new students.

Our Induction Week (Freshers Week) will begin for most students as planned on 7th September, with teaching and learning beginning on 14th September. There are a few exceptions so please make sure you check our applicant FAQs. We continue to welcome applications for entry in September.

We offer you:

A supportive and friendly learning environment

We are a campus university with all our teaching and learning, sports, students' union and accommodation on site. At QMU we pride ourselves on our supportive and friendly learning environment - it is the place to study if you don't want to get lost in the crowd - we get to know all our students.

A fantastic city for students

Edinburgh really is a student-focused city and has lots to offer including theatres, concert venues, clubs, sports facilities, shops, and, of course, stunning architecture and views. Not only that, from our campus you have easy access to East Lothian's beautiful coastline and countryside.

Undergraduate courses that are professionally relevant

Our professionally relevant courses are continually adapted to meet the changing needs of students, employers and society. This flexible, accessible and responsive approach ensures that you will benefit from the latest research, technology and industry practices.

The optimum balance of theoretical and practical education

We focus on equipping our students with the expertise they'll need to build successful and fulfilling careers. Our teaching is informed by our research activity - QMU academics are recognised nationally and internationally for their excellence in research. We aim to provide you with the optimum balance of theoretical and practical education.

Strong rankings

We are ranked top modern university in Scotland in the Times Good University Guide 2020, and are included in the top 68% of universities worldwide in the QS World University Rankings 2021.

Excellent employment rates

We are in the top three in Scotland for employment of undergraduate leavers: 97.1% are in employment or further study six months after graduation, placing us third in Scotland on this measure (HESA, 2018).

So why not step into QMU?

Find the perfect course for you: A-Z Course List or read more about reasons for studying with us. 

 

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“My drama degree introduced me to different performance styles and I’ve developed a passion for physical theatre. You too can develop your passion at QMU!”

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