Queen Margaret University Profile

Queen Margaret University (QMU) is a leading Modern University located in Scotland. It was founded in 1875 as The Edinburgh School of Cookery and Domestic Economy, and was granted full university title in January 2007.

Queen Margaret University has the following schools:
- The School of Drama and Creative Industries
- The School of Business, Enterprise and Management
- The School of Health Sciences
- The School of Social Sciences, Media and Communication

It offers a range of subject areas including Consumer Studies; Dietetics, Nutrition and Biological Sciences; Drama & Performance; Management; Marketing, Entrepreneurship & Retail; Media, Communication and Sociology; Nursing; Occupational Therapy and Art Therapy; etc.

Queen Margaret University has collaborative partnerships with a number of institutions overseas including the International Institute of Hotel Management, Kolkata; the Institute for Technology and Management, Mumbai; EASB Institute of Management, Singapore; etc. It was the first UK university with a campus in Singapore, following the establishment of the QMU Asia campus.


- According to the Complete University Guide, Queen Margaret University is rated 58th in 2008, 75th in 2009, 86th in 2010, 77th in 2011.

- 80th nationally in the Sunday Times University Guide 2010.

- 61st out of 114 leading universities (The Times Good University Guide 2010), moving up from 68th in 2009.

- 57th of 117 leading UK universities. It is also placed 48th for Business and management studies (Guardian 2010).

- 58th in the Daily Telegraph University Ranking 2007.

- Awarded Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education in 2002.

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