Queen Margaret University operates a number of teaching partnerships with organisations in Scotland, across the UK and around the world.

Through these partnerships, students can study for QMU qualifications in a manner and at a location most convenient to them.

Overseas Partners

Partner Institution Programme Title
Ace International Business School (Kathmandu)


MBA & MBA Passport

BBI (Luxembourg)

BA International Hospitality Management 

MSc International Hospitality Management 

Metropolitan College (Athens, Piraeus, Thessaloniki)

BA Culinary Arts

BA Media Production (Athens only)

BA (Hons) Business Management

BA (Hons) International Hospitality & Tourism Management

BA (Hons) Marketing Management

BSc (Hons) Dietetics

BSc (Hons) Economics for Business

BSc (Hons) Midwifery

BSc (Hons) Nursing

BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy

BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy

BSc (Hons) Podiatry 

BSc (Hons) Speech & Language Therapy

MBA / MBA Hospitality

MSc Advanced Dietetic Practice (Athens only)

British University in Egypt (Cairo) BSc (Hons) Nursing
EASB East Asia Institute of Management (Singapore)

BA (Hons) International Hospitality and Tourism Management

MBA Hospitality

MSc International Management and Leadership with Hospitality

MSc Person-centred Practice (Nursing Education / Nursing Management / Community Care)

Institute for Technology and Management (ITM) (Nerul, Oshiwara, India)

BA International Hospitality and Tourism Management

BA International Culinary Arts

Silver Mountain School of Hotel Management (Kathmandu) BA International Hospitality & Tourism Management

UK Partners

Partner Institution (Location) Programme Title
Dundee City Council / Orkney Islands Council (Dundee, Orkney) MSc Public Services Leadership
Edinburgh Napier University (Edinburgh) BA (Hons) Acting for Stage and Screen
Edinburgh Stage Management School (Edinburgh) MA Stage Management
Fife College (Glenrothes)

BA (Hons) Creative Enterprise

Glasgow Caledonian University (Glasgow and Edinburgh)

MSc Podiatric Medicine

MSc Theory of Podiatric Surgery

New College Lanarkshire (Coatbridge and Motherwell)

BA Acting

BA Musical Theatre

NHS Lothian (Edinburgh) CPPD Framework
NHS Lothian and NHS Greater Glasgow (Glasgow and Edinburgh) MSc Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
PEN Group (Edinburgh) Clinical Update in Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
Scottish Breast Screening (Scotland)

HECert Mammography

PgCert / PgDip / MSc Mammography

Advanced practice modules

SMAE Institute (Maidenhead) HEDip Podiatry Assistant
Society of Musculoskeletal Medicine (UK-wide) MSc Musculoskeletal Medicine
St Columba's Hospice (Edinburgh)

Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care

PgCert Palliative Care / MSc Person-centred Practice (Palliative Care)

West College Scotland (Paisley) BA (Hons) Drama, Theatre & Performance
WithKids (Glasgow) MSc Play Therapy

Notes on Professional Rights and Registration

Please note that programmes delivered overseas do not lead to professional registration in the UK. Contact the individual collaborative partner for details.

Queen Margaret University has validated the following allied health professional (AHP) programmes in Greece:

  • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy
  • BSc (Hons) Dietetics
  • BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy
  • BSc (Hons) Logopaedics (Speech & Language Therapy)
  • BSc (Hons) Podiatry

These programmes are delivered by Metropolitan College at their campuses in Athens and Thessaloniki. These programmes are not United Kingdom (UK) Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) approved and do not provide eligibility to apply to the HCPC register.  If a graduate from these programmes wishes to work as a registered AHP in the United Kingdom, the graduate would require to apply to the UK Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) for registration through the international route.  Applications are considered on an individual basis and further details are available from the HCPC web-site. While Queen Margaret University and Metropolitan College cannot guarantee that any individual graduate will be accepted for registration by the Health and Care Professions Council, there have been numerous examples of graduates from the programmes who have achieved registration.

QMU also validates degrees in Nursing and Midwifery with Metropolitan College. These degrees are not approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Graduates of Metropolitan College, who wish to work as health professionals in Greece, need to follow the Greek legal framework the EC Directive 2005/36/E. For further details, please visit the Greek Ministry of Education website.


Collaborations and Partnership Development

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Collaborations and Partnership Development

Sheila Adamson Partnership Development Manager
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