Study at QMU, Edinburgh

At Queen Margaret University (QMU), Edinburgh, we offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in a range of subject areas, including: business, nursing and the allied health professions, health sciences, education, social sciences, media and communication, and performing arts.

We also have a number of postgraduate research courses and continuing professional development (CPD) and short courses which will be of interest to anyone wishing to update their current professional skills or looking to retrain and switch career paths.

Located only six minutes by train from Edinburgh, Scotland's capital city, our vibrant campus offers a friend and supportive community environment.

Why QMU?

There are lots of reasons to study at Queen Margaret University.

  • Relevant and specialist undergraduate and postgraduate subject areas - from business, nursing and the allied health professions, health sciences, education and social sciences, to media and communication, and performing arts.

  • Friendly and supportive staff - who'll help you from that first application through to graduation, supporting your learning, wellbeing and personal development, and helping to make your time at university a good one.

  • A green and spacious campus - with on-site sports facilities, places to eat and student residences; Learning Resource Centre, housing our academic library, study rooms, effective learning and support services.

  • A very active students’ union - and a wide extra-curricular activities, sports and cultural societies.

  • 97.1% graduate employment rate (HESA, 2018), which shows that our graduates are career-ready and have the skills and knowledge that employers value.

You will grow here - with supportive learning and a small, friendly campus designed to help you flourish.

You will go far - launch a meaningful career in business, health, education, media or performing arts. We develop people who make a difference.

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At QMU you can enjoy Edinburgh City life and more, with easy access to the city centre directly from our campus.

We’re only six minutes from Edinburgh Waverly train station, and our students enjoy access to the capital’s theatres, art galleries, cinemas, shopping and great nightlife as well as Edinburgh’s world-renowned festivals.

QMU is also just a short bus or bike ride away from Edinburgh’s coastal suburbs and buzzing seaside promenades, with cafes, restaurants and plenty of things to do.

Sustainability is a key element of QMU’s campus design and we further encourage it with a Green Travel Policy and plenty of bike stores on campus.

Be inspired. Become your best you.

Supportive learning and our small and friendly campus will help you flourish!

Step inside the campus and student experience at QMU.

You will grow at QMU.

We develop people who make a difference.

What our students say ...

You will go far.

QMU is ranked in the top 15% of universities in the UK for student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2021) and has a 97.1% graduate employment rate (HESA, 2018).

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