Why study at QMU

There are lots of reasons to study at Queen Margaret University – from our friendly and supportive staff, to our purpose-built campus with sports facilities; and from our Learning Resource Centre which hosts a range of excellent learning facilities  to the career-enhancing extracurricular opportunities that we offer. And we have a 98.2% graduate employment rate which shows that our graduates have the skills and knowledge that employers value.

  • Relevant degrees focused on preparing you for a career, many featuring work placements
  • Student-focused, innovative campus with superb facilities for learning, teaching, living and fun
  • Friendly campus community
  • 5000+ students
  • 98.2% graduate employment rate. (Source: HESA 2017). We have the highest graduate employment rate of any Scottish university and the third highest employability rate amongst all UK higher education institutions.
  • Fewer than six minutes by train from Edinburgh city centre, we are within walking distance of Musselburgh town centre and the also the ever expanding Fort Kinnaird retail and leisure complex.
  • Innovative teaching methods from work-based learning to an online virtual learning environment
  • Socially responsible university: winner of numerous ‘green’ awards

The QMU learning experience aims to help you become:

  • CONFIDENT AND SELF-RELIANT, with the academic, professional and personal skills for successful personal and career development
  • CREATIVE PROBLEM-SOLVERS who can bring together skills of enquiry, research evidence, and critical analysis to investigate problems and propose solutions
  • POSITIVE CONTRIBUTORS to building a just and sustainable society
  • ADEPT AT USING MANY SOURCES OF INFORMATION to sift, create and share knowledge
  • PROFESSIONAL AND ETHICAL EMPLOYEES with an understanding of how other fields relate to and work with your own
  • LIFELONG LEARNERS who can reflect and build on your experiences to achieve success.

 

 

 

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Kristin Lamb, BA Events Management
“The lecturers at QMU are always friendly, helpful and willing to spend extra time with students.”