QMU University Undergraduate Courses available for September 2023 entry - course page links:

Business Management

More and more employers require business management graduates who can join their companies and hit the ground running. This degree will give you both the theoretical business knowledge and, crucially, the practical experience you need to make your professional mark from day one. You’ll also have the opportunity to study abroad. Our business management options are designed to give you the knowledge and skills that you need to thrive as a business leader and manager in the fast-moving marketplaces of tomorrow.

As you progress, you can select modules that particularly interest you, or opt for a specialist degree route (eg Analytics, Digital Marketing, Finance or Human Resource Management).

Events and Festival Management (Year 3 Entry Only)

Events help drive the strategies of businesses, charities and public bodies, and there is now a growing cadre of supremely capable events professionals. They know all about planning, management, legal issues, budgeting, staging, marketing, promotions, evaluation and social responsibility.

This course will teach you these skills and give you that experience and more. Could you plan, deliver and orchestrate an event such as a music festival? Where would you start? What would you need to consider? You will know all this by Year Two of this course. By Year Three you will understand who your audience is and what makes them return and promote your event for you.

Film and Media

The film and media that we create and consume reflects our individual identities, our local and national cultures and the political players on the global stage. Our film and media degree will help you examine these topics using rigorous academic discipline and practical filmmaking techniques. Graduates are well equipped for careers in the creative industries and beyond.

This eclectic and inspiring course will give you the expertise to succeed in a variety of careers. You will learn practical filmmaking skills and have your critical thinking faculties sharpened to a fine point.

Food Science and Innovation

Food Science is a multi-disciplinary field involving chemistry, biochemistry, nutrition, microbiology and engineering to give one the scientific knowledge to solve real problems associated with the many facets of the food system.

This new BSc/BSc (Hons) in Food Science and Innovation course will prepare you to work in this exciting field.

International Hospitality, Tourism and Events Management (Years 1 and 3 Entry)

This BA/BA (Hons) in International Hospitality, Tourism and Events Management course will provide you with the business management skills that the best employers in international hospitality, tourism and events are looking for.

The hospitality, tourism and events sector is a significant contributor to the Scottish economy and supports a substantial number of enterprises.  Events are key features within hospitality and tourism, and during your course you will plan, deliver and execute a live event to put theory into practice in a creative way. You will also complete a 20-week internship that will boost your employability.

International Hospitality and Tourism Management (Level 2 and 4 Entry)

Want to be a leader in a fascinating and fast-growing global industry? On this course you will learn the business management skills that the best employers in international hospitality and tourism are looking for, enjoy close support and supervision from our staff and gain practical experience on a 20-week internship in the UK or abroad. As a graduate of our international hospitality and tourism management degree you will be at the forefront of these exciting industries.

You will gain a thorough theoretical understanding of the political, economic and social factors at work in the industry, and what they will mean for you as a manager of the future.

Master of Nursing

As a nurse, you will be at the forefront of healthcare, meeting a broad range of people who truly need your expertise and empathy. 

This four-year integrated master’s degree will prepare you with the knowledge, skills and leadership qualities for a successful and rewarding career in nursing.

Master of Podiatry

As a podiatrist you will be a healthcare professional who has been trained to diagnose and treat abnormal conditions of the feet and lower limbs. Podiatrists work with their patients to prevent and correct deformity, keeping people mobile and active, and helping to relieve pain. Podiatrists work with people of all ages, and your patients will count on you to support and help them with a broad range of mobility and medical conditions of the foot and lower limbs.

This four-year course will provide you with the theoretical understanding and practical skills that you will need to build your flexible and rewarding career as a podiatrist in the NHS or private sector. You will learn advanced practical skills on placement to allow you to develop your podiatric skills as you progress through the course.

Master in Radiography: Diagnostic (Scottish applicants only)

Diagnostic radiographers are healthcare professional who acquire and evaluate images of the human body to diagnose disease and trauma. They use a range of high-technology imaging equipment and techniques and work closely with the multidisciplinary team to provide a person-centred service. This is an undergraduate master's course which provides an option to transfer to the BSc route at the end of Year Two.

Master in Radiography: Therapeutic (Scottish and International applicants only)

This four-year Master of Radiography: Therapeutic (MTRad) course will give you the theoretical understanding and practical skills you will need to build a rewarding career as a therapeutic radiographer.

Practice placements are an integrated part of the course and allow students to put their theoretical knowledge into practice.

Media and Communications

Our Media and Communications course will engage you in creative, collaborative and professional ways of thinking, researching and working.

The degree emphasises studying the media and understanding the importance of creative communication skills in this exciting and dynamic sector. We live in a world where everyone joins in media debates and many people are content creators, but how do you differentiate yourself, and your professional skills, in this field?

On this new course you’ll study media theory while gaining the creative, practical and collaborative skills you’ll need to establish a career in tomorrow’s global, digitally networked world.


This four-year course will give you the theoretical understanding and practical skills that you will need to build a rewarding career as a nutritionist.

You will learn the scientific and social importance of nutrition in a modern and forward looking university with excellent specialist facilities and equipment. Integrated real-world experiences, including a work-based placement module will foster your practical skills.

Performance (Year 3 Entry)

Focusing on practice, this two-year course offers you the knowledge and skills to make innovative, relevant and engaging new work for contemporary audiences and communities.

It is an articulation route for students who have already achieved an HND in Acting and Performance. Focusing on the breadth of forms that performance can take, the course will be of interest to those who wish to explore the potential of performance beyond the conventional modes and spaces with which it is most traditionally associated.


Why do humans think, feel and behave the way we do? As a psychology student you will find answers to some of the most fundamental and fascinating of questions.

On this British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited course you will learn the skills and the analytical abilities that employers in a range of careers are looking for.

You will learn across six core areas of psychology (cognitive, biological, historical, developmental, social and individual differences) and gain extensive practical training in research methods. You can focus on a particular area of interest through our module choices.

Psychology and Sociology (Standard First Year Entry, and Associate Student Places)

Who are we, and how do we shape our world? On this course you will explore the nature of the individual and society. You will learn the critical thinking skills that discerning employers are looking for in a variety of fields including business, health, media, education, social care and management.

Are you fascinated by human nature, by who we are and how we interact? Do you want to understand what impacts the shape of society around us and how it could be changed for the better? Then you will enjoy our joint course in psychology and sociology as it provides a challenging and stimulating environment for exploring these questions around the individual and society.

Public Health

Would you like to work raising awareness of the issues that affect health and wellbeing across the lifespan and to protect future generations? Or would you like to influence society to address the underlying factors that cause ill-health and disease?

If so, this BSc/BSc (Hons) in Public Health course could be your route to a satisfying career positively impacting people’s lives in our communities and contributing to the overall health and wellbeing of society.

Public Relations and Marketing Communications

Our professionally-recognised Public Relations and Marketing Communications degree provides the strategic insight, practical skills and industry experience to kickstart your career in the fast-paced and growing industries of digital PR and marketing.

Public relations (PR) and marketing communications are fascinating, fast-moving fields that offer many rewarding career opportunities. Thanks to converged media and the voracious consumer appetite for digital content, they are constantly evolving and on this course you will enjoy frontline professional experience and tuition informed by cutting-edge scholarship.

Public Sociology

You will embrace new ideas and schools of thought on this intellectually stimulating and personally empowering BSc/BSc (Hons) Public Sociology course. It encourages rigorous critical thinking on complex and challenging social issues, opening the door to a wide range of careers.

If you have an enquiring, questioning mind and you want to understand more about human societies, social problems, interactions and experiences, you will thrive on this course.

It is Scotland’s first public sociology course and we continue to be pioneering in the way we think. Our students have chosen fascinating and original topics to research for their dissertations, from women’s body image on social media to a community campaign on gentrification.

Theatre and Film

If you love theatre and film you can study them both in depth on the only course of its kind in Scotland. The course combines practical work-based learning with a solid grounding in critical studies.

You will learn about the histories of theatre and cinema, and examine the key critical cultural and political debates. You will explore the spaces of the stage and studio, stage and screen performances and the genres, narratives and authorship of plays and screenplays. We study the economics and management of theatre and cinema within the creative industries.

Alongside the course’s academic core you will have plenty of opportunity to gain production experience from Year One, and can specialise in practice areas in later years.