Undergraduate Study at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Offering the optimum balance of theory and practice, in a friendly and supportive learning environment, our undergraduate courses prepare for you a successful career. Find out more below.

While there continues to be disruption to many education systems due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, QMU wishes to provide reassurance to all prospective students that we are still accepting applications, and will continue to review how we can best support applicants going forward.

We offer you:

A supportive and friendly learning environment

We are a campus university with all our teaching and learning, sports, students' union and accommodation on site. At QMU we pride ourselves on our supportive and friendly learning environment - it is the place to study if you don't want to get lost in the crowd - we get to know all our students.

A fantastic city for students

Edinburgh really is a student-focused city and has lots to offer including theatres, concert venues, clubs, sports facilities, shops, and, of course, stunning architecture and views. Not only that, from our campus you have easy access to East Lothian's beautiful coastline and countryside.

Undergraduate courses that are professionally relevant

Our professionally relevant courses are continually adapted to meet the changing needs of students, employers and society. This flexible, accessible and responsive approach ensures that you will benefit from the latest research, technology and industry practices.

The optimum balance of theoretical and practical education

We focus on equipping our students with the expertise they'll need to build successful and fulfilling careers. Our teaching is informed by our research activity - QMU academics are recognised nationally and internationally for their excellence in research. We aim to provide you with the optimum balance of theoretical and practical education.

Strong rankings

We are ranked top modern university in Scotland in the Times Good University Guide 2020, and top modern ('post-92') university in Scotland in the Complete University Guide 2020.

Excellent employment rates

We are in the top three in Scotland for employment of undergraduate leavers: 97.1% are in employment or further study six months after graduation, placing us third in Scotland on this measure (HESA, 2018).

So why not step into QMU?

Find the perfect course for you: A-Z Course List or read more about reasons for studying with us. 


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0131 474 0000
Veera Laitinen, BA (Hons) Drama & Performance
“My drama degree introduced me to different performance styles and I’ve developed a passion for physical theatre. You too can develop your passion at QMU!”