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Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh is a prominent research institution in the UK, located just outside of Scotland’s capital. It has a reputation for impactful research output and quality postgraduate taught offerings, across a variety of subjects from business to nursing, and beyond. The university recently claimed a place in the top 100 universities in the UK, according to the Complete University Guide 2023 league table.
Queen Margaret was established in 1875 as the Edinburgh School of Cookery. In the 20th century it diversified its focus and became the Queen Margaret University College in 1999. Today, the university is home to an active academic community across a number of subjects and cultivates an atmosphere of mutual support and curiosity.
The university’s campus is located in the town of Musselburgh, which is a short train ride from the centre of Edinburgh. As a result, students can enjoy everything the city has to offer while benefiting from a quiet, safe and compact university environment. This market town is right on the coast and has a rich history, with distinctive architecture and easy access to a range of stunning natural environments. Within minutes students can find themselves in Edinburgh, a UNESCO World Heritage Centre.
Queen Margaret’s campus is home to a range of high-tech facilities, nestled within the landscape grounds of the academic village. With student accommodation, various food and drink outlets, sport and leisure facilities, and the students’ union, students will find everything they need on-site.