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 80 countries throughout the world.
Find out more specific information to help you plan your studies at QMU.
For undergraduate courses:
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.
Students pass the School Leaving Certificate (Grade XII) with a minimum final GPA of 2.8 / 60% or above may also be considered for direct entry onto our undergraduate programmes.
Applicants with the Nepalese Higher Secondary Certificate will usually be required to undertake additional study, such as a relevant and acceptable foundation programme such as INTO, or Kaplan. Other alternatives include a relevant and acceptable college qualification such as a Higher National Certificate or Diploma from a UK Further Education College.
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.
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.
English Language Requirements
You should hold a recent English language qualification in order to be considered for study at Queen Margaret University.
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.
For other information on funding sources, please visit the British Council
Our commitment to providing accessibly priced courses
Reflecting the centrality of social justice to QMU’s ethos and the value we place upon diversity in the classroom, we aim to keep our courses affordable to international students, wherever they come from. You might be pleasantly surprised by our fee rates. See the Fees and Charges section of our website to view international fees per course.
QMU Representation in Nepal
Kathmandu Alliance Pvt. Ltd.
Ramshah Path (Top Floor, Siddhartha Development Bank Building),
Tel: 4227944 / 4227290
The British Council have an office in Kathmandu.
Nepalese Representation in the UK
Embassy of Nepal
12A Kensington Palace Gardens
T: +44 20 7 229 1594
F: +44 20 7792 9861
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