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 80 countries throughout the world.

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

Entry Requirements

For undergraduate courses:

Applications may be considered by those holding 高等学校 kōtōgakkō - Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate. Some courses will require specific subjects and/or achieved higher grades within your qualification. Please refer to the individual course page on our website for further details. 

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.

For postgraduate courses:

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

Please note that the above is given for guidance only and that entry requirements will vary between courses. We may also be looking for a strong Statement of Purpose/Personal Statement, some work experience or specific subjects to have been studied at an advanced level. For more information, see our individual course pages.

How To Apply 

English Language Requirements

You should hold a recent English language qualification in order to be considered for study at Queen Margaret University.

English Language Requirements 

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 a four week Pre-Sessional English programme.

This 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.

Pre-Sessional English Programme 

Scholarships, Fees and Funding

QMU International Scholarships:

The University is pleased to offer a number of competitive scholarships of up to £3,000 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. https://www.qmu.ac.uk/study-here/fees-and-funding/scholarships-for-new-students/

Scotland's Saltire Scholarships:

Under Scotland's Saltire Scholarship scheme, 50 awards worth £8000 each are available for one year of study on a Masters course to students from Canada, China (including Hong Kong), India, Japan, Pakistan and the USA.

This is part of the Scottish Government's continuing support for the 'brightest and best' students to come and study in Scotland in partnerships with Scottish Universities.
https://www.scotland.org/study/saltire-scholarships

For other information on funding sources, please visit the British Council website. 

Tuition Fees and Funding

 

QMU Representation in Japan

SI-UK Tokyo
Takagi Building 3F
Kamiosaki 2−15−14
Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo-to 141-0021
Japan
03-5272-9143 03-5272-9146
tokyo@ukeducation.jp
www.ukeducation.jp

SI-UK Osaka
2F Nissei Building East
2-2-13 Shibata, Kita-ku
Osaka 530-0012
Japan
06-6147-5681 06-6147-5682
osaka@ukeducation.jp
www.ukeducation.jp

Japanese Representation in the UK

Embassy of Japan
101-104 Piccadilly
London W1J 7JT
T: 020 7465 6565
W: www.uk.emb-japan.go.jp/
E: info@ld.mofa.go.jp

 

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