Queen Margaret University

country rank  125
world rank  2816

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University Overview

Established in 2007, Queen Margaret University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Edinburgh (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Scotland. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Singapore. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Privy Council, Queen Margaret University (QMU) is a small (EduListing enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Queen Margaret University (QMU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 13 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this UK higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym QMU
Founded 2007 Origins date back to 1875 as Edinburgh School of Cookery

University Location

Address Queen Margaret University Drive
Edinburgh (population range: 250,000-499,999)
EH21 6UU Scotland
United Kingdom
T +44 (131) 474 0000
F +44 (131) 474 0001
Other locations Singapore

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office Queen Margaret University Drive
Edinburgh EH216UU
+44 (131) 474 0000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Queen Margaret University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Privy Council

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Chartered Institute of Public Relations CIPR
  • Public Relations and Communications Association PRCA
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants CIMA
  • Chartered Institute of Marketing
  • The British Psychological Society BPS
  • General Teaching Council for Scotland GTCS
  • Health and Care Professions Council HCPC
  • British Dietetic Association BDA
  • Nursing Midwifery Council NMC
  • Royal College of Occupational Therapists RCOT
  • Chartered Society of Physiotherapy CSP
  • Society and College of Podiatry
  • Society and College of Radiographers
  • Royal College of Speech Language Therapists
  • Association for Nutrition AfN
  • British Association of Art Therapists BAAT
  • British Association of Play Therapists

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities UK

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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