Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

About the institution

Queen Margaret University was formerly the Edinburgh School of Cookery. Today it still focuses on providing vocational courses, but now covers areas of health sciences, management, performing arts, and psychology and sociology. It is based on the east side of Edinburgh, by the coastal town of Musselburgh – its new campus was opened in 2007. Famous alumni from the university’s school of media, communication and performing arts include TV presenter Matt Baker and actor Kevin McKidd (Grey’s Anatomy).

Key facts (HESA)

All students: 
5,210
Male UG students: 
25%
Female UG students: 
75%
Full-time students: 
69%
Under 21 on entry: 
32%
International: 
6%
Undergraduate: 
66%

Degree classifications (HESA)

First: 17%
2.1: 49%
2.2: 16%
Pass: 1%

Employability (DLHE)

97%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation

Register today

Sign up to access to use your dashboard and receive extra advice in your inbox

Sign up