Queen Margaret University
Queen Margaret University Drive, Edinburgh, EH21 6UU, United Kingdom
0131 474 0000
Established in 1875, Queen Margaret University (QMU) offers career-focused undergraduate and postgraduate courses, along with doctoral qualifications. The University sets to provide the optimum balance of theoretical and practical education, and its success in this is reflected in its impressive graduate employability statistics. QMU is based at a purpose-built campus on the southeast side of Edinburgh, a vibrant and cosmopolitan city that is regularly recognised as one of the UK’s best places to live. The campus itself offers a bright, contemporary, friendly and supportive study environment. QMU has academic flagship areas of health and rehabilitation, sustainable business, and culture and creativity. The University provides highly relevant professional teaching and research that informs policy and practice in health, the creative industries and performing arts, media and social science, business and enterprise, and education. The University’s research and knowledge exchange centres work at the intersection of conventional disciplinary groupings to create innovative approaches to contemporary societal challenges and public discourse. The student population of QMU is around 5,000, and around 21% of its students are international coming from more than 90 different countries. QMU aims to be a university of ideas and influence, reflecting its focus on education and research that makes a real practical difference.