Information for Students from Nepal

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 Nepali students holding a minimum of 75% in their Higher Secondary Certificate (plus an acceptable foundation or bridging programme). Students with a Bachelor of Arts/Science/Commerce (Pass) will also be considered for direct entry onto our undergraduate programmes.

For postgraduate courses:

We will consider applications from students holding a good four-year Bachelors degree from a recognised university. Students with a Masters of Arts/Science/ Commerce or Engineering may also be eligible.


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 ava:
ilable 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

Kathmandu Alliance Education Consultancy
Putalisadak Ramshah Path
T: +977 1 4227944

British Council
The British Council have an office in Kathmandu.
Lainchaur, Kathmandu T:+977 1 4410798
For contact details, please click here.


UK Based Nepal Representatives

Embassy of Nepal
12A Kensington Palace Gardens
W8 4QU

T: +44 20 7 229 1594
F: +44 20 7792 9861


Visit Days

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