United Kingdom
Queen Margaret University , Edinburgh
Queen Margaret University is a well-known public university in Musselburgh, Scotland. Since its inception in 1875, the institution has been driven by the desire to provide its students with a high-quality education. The college now offers many undergraduate and postgraduate degrees from which students can select. Business Management, Acting and Performance, Costume Design and Construction, Drama, Education Studies, and Film and Media are among the bachelor's level courses available. Those interested in pursuing a postgraduate degree at the institution can apply in subjects such as Accounting and Finance, Art Psychotherapy, Dietetics, and Gastronomy.

Cost of attendance

For different courses, the average cost of attendance for international and domestic students may differ. An foreign student's estimated average tuition and fees, excluding other expenses, is roughly 18,11,334 INR.


All rooms have en suite bathrooms, and there is the option to upgrade to a premium room with extra space and a double bed. All housing is located on campus in the Student Village, adjacent to the main University buildings. Privately rented housing is also available in the surrounding area, and the University can assist students in locating suitable properties. The average cost of on-campus living is £4712 (£124 per week) for a Standard Room and £5662 (£149 per week) for a Premium Room. Off-campus housing costs between 650 and 850 pounds per month on average.

Acceptance rate

There are 8619 students enrolled at the university, with 3055 studying through its international partners. This UK higher education organisation is moderately selective, with an acceptance rate of 40-50 percent.


The university previously had campuses in Corstorphine, Leith, and at the Gateway Theatre before relocating to Musselburgh. During 2007-2008, it consolidated students from its three Edinburgh sites and relocated them to a new Musselburgh campus. The institution's campus has been designated as the greenest university campus in the country. The institution's Learning Resource Centre (LRC) occupies approximately 4,500 square metres of its main academic building. The university's campus is well-equipped with a variety of facilities that aid in creating a pleasant learning environment. It keeps food outlets, lodging units, sports facilities, and lovely grounds. There are also transportation services available to help you get to the city centre of Edinburgh as well as the picturesque beaches and countryside of East Lothian.


The School is the only institution in Scotland that is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations to deliver the postgraduate CIPR Diploma in Public Relations.

Jobs and Placement

Practice-based learning is an essential component of all pre-registration health profession programmes, allowing students to expand their knowledge in the field. Top three in Scotland for undergraduate employment, with 97.1 percent in employment or further study six months after graduation. Recruiting firms at the university include Deloitte, Ernst & Young, and IBM. Queen Margaret University College graduates earn an average base salary of $81k.

QS Ranking

#801-1000 in QS Global World Ranking, 2022.

The Ranking

#601-800 in World University Rankings Times Higher Education, 2022.

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