Information for Students from China

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 Chinese students who are holding a minimum of 70% in their Senior Secondary Graduation Certificate or the college entry examination (Gaokao) with a total of 400 or above out of 750 or equivalent.

Some courses require you to have studied specific subjects within the Senior Secondary Graduation Certificate. Please refer to the individual course page on our website for further details.

If your school qualifications have not been taught in English, you will be required to provide evidence of English language competence. Please refer to the individual course page for further information. (Requirements may be subject to change in line with developments to UK Visas & Immigration policy).

For postgraduate courses:

We will consider applications from students holding a good Bachelors degree from a recognised university. This would require to be a minimum of 70% (Grade B) or a GPA of 3.0.

Where your honours degree has not been studied in English, you will be required to provide evidence of English language competence. Please refer to the individual course page for further information. (Requirements may be subject to change in line with developments to UK Visas & Immigration policy).

 

 

English Language Requirements

You should have a recent English Language qualification in order to be considered for study at QMU. For details of the tests and scores we accept click here.

For those applicants looking for additional English practice and study skills training prior to commencing their main course of study, the Effective Learning Service runs both four-week and twelve week Pre-Sessional English programmes. These programmes can also be taken by students who fall just short of meeting the English language requirements, as a means of reaching the desired level of English before the start of their main programme.

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.

Scotland's Saltire Scholarships:

These awards are jointly funded by Queen Margaret University and the Scottish Government. Scholarships worth £4,000 each are available for Chinese students studying on full-time Masters programmes at QMU. The scholarships are granted as a reduction of the tuition fee payable by the student.

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: http://www.britishcouncil.org/learning-funding-your-studies.htm.

Local Representatives

Amber Education Services LtdOffices in Beijing, Dalian, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Wuhanhttp://www.amberedu.com/

Index Education Services
Offices in Beijing and Shanghai
http://www.indexedu.com.cn./

McGregor Education
Offices in Guangzhou
http:www.macgregor.edu.hk/#affiliates

Power Academy
Offices in Beijing and Shanghai
http:www.poweracademy.cn/

UKEAS
Offices in Shanghai and Shenzhen
http://www.ukeas-china.com

British Council
The British Council have a numbers of centres around China. To find your nearest centre, please click here.

UK Based China Representatives

Your country in the UK

Chinese Consulate General
55 Corstorphine Road
Edinburgh
EH12 5QG
T: +44 131 3373220
E: edinburgh_chineseconsulate@mfa.gov.cn
W: http://edinburgh.chineseconsulate.org/eng/

Visit Days

Details of all planned overseas visits by QMU representatives can be found here.