Information for Students from Bahrain

At QMU we have a long tradition of welcoming students from all over the world. Around 25% of Queen Margaret University students are international coming from over 90 countries throughout the world.

Find out more specific information to help you plan your studies at QMU.

Entry Requirements

For undergraduate courses:

We welcome applications from Bahraini students. Admission to our undergraduate programmes can be made by those holding a relevant diploma or other recognised qualification such as GCE A Levels, International Baccalaureate , American High School Diploma with SAT’s or AP’s or other recognised qualification. Applicants with the Tawjihiya (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) will usually be required to undertake an acceptable foundation or bridging programme.

For postgraduate courses:

We will consider applications from students holding a good Bachelors degree from a recognised university.


English Language Requirements

You should hold a recent English language qualification in order to be considered for study at Queen Margaret University. For details of the tests and scores we accept, please click here.

Scholarships, Fees and Funding

QMU Scholarships:

The University is pleased to offer a number of competitive scholarships of up to £5,000 each for new international students undertaking their first year of study on an undergraduate or postgraduate degree. The scholarship is granted as a reduction of the tuition fee and is available to students who are self-funding with an international tuition fee of more than £9,000 for a single year of study only. Applications can be made by students who have received an offer of a place of study at the University.

Santander Scholarships:

Queen Margaret University is pleased to announce that a limited number of Santander Scholarships will be available to international students, up to the value of £5,000. Applications can be made by students who have received an offer of a place of study at the University. Please note that if you have already applied for a QMU Scholarship, we will also consider you for a Santander Scholarship and vice versa - there is no need to re-apply or to apply for both.

Further information on scholarships, fees and funding can be found here.

Please note that if you wish to apply for a scholarship award, you are strongly advised to apply for a place on the course of your choice as early as possible, as we will only consider applications from those holding an offer for a place of study. For other information on funding sources, please visit:

Local Representatives

We do not currently work with any representatives in Bahrain. For assistance in making an application, please contact the  International Office directly or contact your local British Council Office.

The British Council have an office in Manama. For contact details, please click here.

UK Based Bahrain Representatives

Your country in the UK

Embassy of The Kingdom of Bahrain
30 Belgrave Square

T: +44 20 7 201 9170
F: +44 20 7 201 9183

Visit Days

None at this time please keep checking back.

International Office

Tel: +44 131 474 0099

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