By Press Office 03 February 2015

People looking to find out more about postgraduate study opportunities are being invited to attend the Queen Margaret University (QMU) Postgraduate Opening Evening on Wednesday 25th March from 5.30pm to 7.30pm.

QMU’s team of academic staff will be on hand to talk people through over 40 postgraduate courses and the University’s campus-based Careers and Employability team will present the options for enhancing career prospects by achieving a postgraduate qualification.

For those looking to hear more about postgraduate study at QMU from a student perspective, QMU postgraduate student, Des Quinn, will be talking about his experiences. Des studied MSc International Management and Leadership at QMU and is due to graduate in 2015. He is currently working as a Hospital Manager for The Huntercombe Group, running a mental health hospital for adolescents.

People can also take the opportunity to have a one-to-one chat about developing their personal skills and knowledge, enjoy a tour around the campus or tap into advice on everything from applications to funding.

QMU offers a niche range of postgraduate degree courses, including Business Management and Enterprise; Creativity and Culture and Public Relations to Hospitality, Gastronomy and Education; Dietetics and Nutrition; International Health; Nursing; Occupational Therapy and Arts Therapies; Physiotherapy; Podiatry and Diabetes; Radiography and Speech and Hearing Sciences.

Details of QMU’s new postgraduate qualifications in Dispute Resolution and Public Services Governance will be of interest to professional complaint handlers and current managers of public services in public, private or third sector organisations.

The MSc Public Services Leadership has been designed in collation with learning and development professionals from City of Edinburgh Council, Dundee City Council and Orkney Islands Council. It is the only course in Scotland to offer public service managers masters’ level learning in leadership that is embedded in practice.

QMU’s new Masters in Research may be of interest to graduates in psychology, sociology, film and media, performing arts and business, consumer, events and hospitality management.

The University’s new Masters in Clinical Research may be of interest to graduates in medicine, nursing and allied health professionals.

For those who are unable to attend the Postgraduate Open Evening in person, but are still interested to learn more about postgraduate study opportunities at QMU, there is a special ‘virtual’ Postgraduate Open Day taking place online between 9am and 7.30pm on Wednesday 25th March. QMU’s academic team will be talking online, throughout the day, about a range of postgraduate courses available at the University.

To register your interest for the QMU Postgraduate Open Evening, and for more information on the ‘virtual’ Open Day online, go to www.qmu.ac.uk

Notes to Editor

For further media information please contact Jonathan Perkins, Press and PR Officer, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, tel: 0131 474 0000, Email: jperkins@qmu.ac.uk

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