MacEwan University

We have a partnership with MacEwan University, Edmonton, Alberta enabling graduates from there to advance their studies with QMU in the beautiful city of Edinburgh, receiving an education combining the ideal balance of theoretical and practical knowledge.

The articulation routes that are currently available are listed below. To read more about a particular course at QMU, click on the course name, which will take you through to the course entry.

To apply to study at QMU, students should click on the 'Apply for this course' button on the relevant course entry. There is a section on the application form where you should state that you are a student at Grant MacEwan University.

Grant MacEwan course: Diploma in Arts and Cultural Management (+ previous degree)

QMU course: MA Arts Festival and Cultural Management

Level of entry: 40 credits of RPL

Additional information: Students who have successfully completed the MacEwan Diploma in Arts and Cultural Management and who hold a relevant undergraduate degree qualification may be admitted into the Queen Margaret University MA in Arts, Festivals and Cultural Management with advanced standing. Students will be granted 40 credits of general pathway credit and will require to undertake the following modules: Contemporary Debates in Cultural Policy/Designing Qualitative Research/Leadership, Governance and Strategy (Not-for-profit)/Fundraising, Development and Finance/Dissertation

Grant MacEwan course: Bachelor of Communication Studies

QMU course:  MSc Strategic Communication and Public Relations/

MSc Digital Campaigning and Content Creation

Level of entry: No additional pathway credit but 10% fee discount

Additional information: Students who have successfully completed the MacEwan Bachelor of Communication Studies (with either journalism or professional communication major) may be admitted to either of the following Queen Margaret University programmes: 

  • MSc Strategic Communication and Public Relations
  • MSc Digital Campaigning and Content Creation

No additional pathway credit will be awarded and students will require to complete all modules in order to be eligible for award.

Grant MacEwan course: MacEwan Public Relations Diploma

QMU course:  BA (Hons) PR and Marketing Communications

Level of entry: Entry to Year Three

Additional information: N/A – students will complete all modules. However: Applicants must have a minimum of 30 post-secondary credits, including a post-secondary English course with a minimum grade of C+. In relation to English language proficiency, this is evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar at MacEwan. All applicants must meet an acceptable level of English language proficiency. MacEwan requires official documents such as high school or post-secondary transcripts or proof of successful completion of standardized language evaluation.

Once you have submitted your online application, please email Admissions@qmu.ac.uk to notify them that you have applied through an articulation route. Please provide your student number (if known), your date of birth, the course you have applied for and the partner College or University that you have studied at. This information is crucial in allowing the University to send you the correct course information, and to consider any tuition fee discounts that may be applicable to you. 

Virtual Events

We appreciate that if you are overseas it may not be possible to attend the University for a visit. Throughout the year we host a number of events online where you can see presentations about a number of our courses, interact with academic staff as well as with staff from the International Office.

More information on Virtual Open Days

Contact us

For further information, or to make an appointment to meet a QMU representative, please contact international@qmu.ac.uk  Alternatively you can call us on +44 (0)131 474 0099.

International Office General

For international student enquiries, please email and get in touch.

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International Office General