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We are distinctive in our person-centred and career-focused approach to education and teaching, and our commitment to shaping a better world. As a student with us, you are much more than a matriculation number and we offer you the optimum balance of theoretical and practical learning.   Renowned for immediately relevant research and innovation, we have widely recognised expertise in business, the creative industries, education, health and rehabilitation, and social sciences.

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Gain new knowledge and skills with a short course (some places free of charge).

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Why Study at QMU

Relevant courses and placements, top ranking graduate employment statistics, and a great location and campus are just a few of the many reasons to choose QMU.

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Our World-Leading Research

Our research at QMU is rated world-leading and internationally excellent. Find out more about how our research is improving lives.

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Life at QMU

Our campus offers a friendly and supportive learning environment, with easy access to Edinburgh life. Discover more about what our beautiful campus has to offer.

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Careers and Employability Service

If you study at QMU we can help you, no matter what stage you are at in thinking about your career. We encourage you to use our careers service from the moment you begin your studies to the time you graduate, and beyond.

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QMU awarded Silver Charter status from LGBT Youth Scotland

Queen Margaret University (QMU), Edinburgh, is delighted to announce that its School of Arts, Social read more

17 December 2021

The Fearless Edinburgh Partnership To Join White Ribbon Campaign Scotland

The 16 Days of Activism by The Fearless Edinburgh Partnership is announcing our intention to work to read more

10 December 2021

Make 2022 your year with a free, skills-based short course at QMU

From January 2022, Queen Margaret University (QMU), Edinburgh is set to offer a range of credit-bear read more

08 December 2021 More News

EiR Webinar 3 - The Reality of Funding your Business

16 February 2022

UCAS - Higher Education Fairs - Manchester

This is your perfect opportunity to meet unis, ask questions, speak to subject experts, and compare read more

01 - 02 March 2022

UCAS - Higher Education Fairs - Northern Ireland

This is your perfect opportunity to meet unis, ask questions, speak to subject experts, and compare read more

09 - 10 March 2022 More Events

Training the Digital Ensemble

Blog by Stephanie Arsoska and the Practice Research Group. This short reflection explores some of t read more

26 October 2021

Pandemic Thoughts: Decolonising COVID by Dr Geetha Marcus

Early in September this year, the Senior Management Team at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh led read more

30 September 2021

Inclusivity in our curriculum design: easier said than done

As we work towards creating a truly inclusive curriculum which allows all students to reach their po read more

02 August 2021 More Blogs