Don’t get lost in the crowd: study at QMU

We are distinctive in our person-centred and career-focused approach to education and teaching, and our commitment to shaping a better world. As a student with us, you are much more than a student number, you can become your best self, and you really can go far. Renowned for immediately relevant research and innovation, we have widely recognised expertise in business, the creative industries, education, health and rehabilitation, and social sciences.

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Undergraduate open days 2024

Come along to one of our undergraduate open days in September or October 2024 if you are interested in studying with us from September 2025.

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Postgraduate open events 2024

Attending one of our postgraduate online or on-campus open events it a great way to find out more about the courses that interest you and life as a student at QMU.

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Meet and chat with us

Throughout the year, we offer a range of opportunities for prospective students to meet and chat with us.

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Student stories

Be inspired by stories from our students and graduates. Find out how we have helped them grow and become their best selves.

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Short courses

Upskill with a short course from QMU. We offer a diverse range of short courses that can help you gain new knowledge and develop new skills. 

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Campus life

Our airy and bright campus offers a real community feel, with ready access to student services, food outlets catering for every palate, student accommodation, sports facilities, beautiful grounds, and plenty of places for socialising. 

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Services for students

Supporting you from application to graduation, to help you make the most of your time at university, and to reinforce your learning, your wellbeing and your personal development.

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Our purpose and values

Find out how we are distinctive in our values, from advancing social justice to nurturing each and every individual while promoting collective support.

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2024.05.22 - University commissions community artwork to celebrate 150 years

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2024.05.14 - Five remarkable QMU innovators could turn unique business ideas into reality

Not just one, but five budding entrepreneurs from Queen Margaret University (QMU) have been accepted into read more

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Dementia in Film, Media and Culture

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How the Vice-Chancellor’s & Student Development Fund transformed my dissertation journey

One of the great things about the Costume and Design Construction course at QMU is that read more

Me, a practice researcher? Reflecting on the 'doing' of research

In the autumn of 2022, I embarked on a PhD exploring arts management education and its read more

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