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Information for Students from Nigeria

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:

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 from Nigeria with WAEC/WASSCE 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 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

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 

Tuition Fees and Funding

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 Nigeria


Abuja Office
Ground Floor, 50 Adetokunbo Ademola Crescent,
Osas & Oseji Building,
Between UBA and H-Medix,
Wuse 2, Abuja FCT
Tel: +234 (0) 9 7818 864

Ibadan Office
Ile Oridetu 1st Floor
1 Shell Close Onireke,
Tel: +234 (0) 9037233489

Ikeja (Lagos) Office
3rd Floor, 76 Opebi Road
Ikeja, Lagos Nigeria
Tel: +234-01-3429059

Enugu Office
Suite B8, First Floor,
Bethel Plaza,
36 Garden Avenue,
Tel: +234-7059193156

Kano Office
Ground Floor (Suite 10A)
JBS Plaza, No 375 Civic Centre Road,
Tel: +234 8166575768

Port Harcourt Office
45 Stadium Road (Ken-Saro Wiwa Road) beside FIRS building,
Port Harcourt
Rivers State
Tel: +234 (0) 8116 709 992

Victoria Island (Lagos) Office
2A Louis Solomon Close,
off Ahamadu Bellow Way,
Victoria island, Lagos
Tel: +234 01 2915972

SI-UK Nigeria

Abuja Office
10 Durban STREET
Wuse 2, Abuja
Tel: +234 8082055733 /+234 9093279115

Lagos Office
2 Ahmed Onibudo Street
Victoria Island, Lagos
Tel: (+234) 8104841013

British Council
The British Council have a number of offices within Nigeria.

Nigerian Representation in the UK

Nigeria High Commission
9 Northumberland Avenue

T: +44 20 7839 1244
F: +44 20 7839 8746

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