Queen Mary University of London

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  • International Fees From

    £14,400 UG
    £10,650 PG

  • World Ranking

    121st in Times HE
    151-200th in Shanghai

  • Students

    13,000 UG
    4,500 PG

  • International

    33%

  • Employability

    91.4%

  • Accommodation

    from £122.92 p/w

Mile End Rd, London E1 4NS, United Kingdom

Queen Mary University is located in Mile End in the east end of London. It is a constituent college of the federal University of London. London has a population of 8.3 million (or over 13 million in the wider metropolitan region). The nearest major airport is London City Airport which offers flights to many main European destinations. London Gatwick Airport is an hours car or tube journey from Mile End. London is well served by underground and bus system and its major rail and coach stations offer connections to the rest of the UK as well as to France and Brussels via the Eurostar train from London St Pancras station. The lowest average temperature in and around London is 3 degrees in January. The highest average temperature is 22.5 degrees in July.

  • History

    Queen Mary College was founded in the mid-Victorian era as a response to the needs of the people of east London for further education, particularly in technical subjects. It can also trace some of its roots back to the founding of the London Hospital Medical College in 1785. Named after Queen Mary of Teck (wife of George V), the college was admitted to the University of London in 1915. It merged with Westfield College in 1989 and with St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College and London Hospital Medical College in 1995. It is now one of the largest colleges of the University of London, enjoying a reputation for teaching in the fields of medicine, economics, engineering and law.

    Location

    The main Mile End campus is home to the Faculty of Humanities and Social Science and the Faculty of Science and Engineering. Two miles away, the University’s Whitechapel campus is the location for St Barts and the London School of Medicine & Dentistry. Further teaching buildings can be found on another site three miles from Mile End at Smithfield, and the University’s Centre for Commercial Law Studies is in Lincoln’s Inn Fields in Holborn, four miles from the main campus. Students travelling between the sites and around London generally, benefit from discounted Oyster travel cards which can be used on all public transport in London.

    Ranking

    Queen Mary, University of London is ranked 121st in the Times Higher Education rankings, it is also ranked between 151-200 in the Shanghai Jaio Tong rankings. Queen Mary’s is also a member of the Russell Group of universities.
    Queen Mary is ranked =102nd in the National Student Survey Satisfaction rankings.

    International

    There are approximately 6,000 international students at Queen Mary hailing from 100 different countries, representing about 33% of all students.

    Pathway entry for international students-At Queen Mary’s NCUK offers foundation courses leading to degree course entry.
    For more information, please visit Pathway & Foundation page.

    Size

    The total student population of Queen Mary is just under 18,000 of which over 13,000 are undergraduates and over 4,500 are postgraduate.

    Employment

    91.4% of Queen Mary graduates enter directly into work, further study or training within 6 months of graduation (source:HESA). A breakdown of post graduation employment by course, showing the split into professional/managerial positions, rather than general employment figures, is available from Unistats an independent source of university data. For more information, please visit the REF Information page.

    Facilities

    The Mile End campus houses the Library, most halls of residence, a bar, club and a new sports centre. The medical library is based at the Whitechapel site. The Student Union runs around 190 sports clubs and societies. St Mary locations means that any of the campuses are well placed for easy access to London’s famous sites, museums, galleries, theatres, shopping, restaurants and nightlife.

    Accommodation

    Queen Mary University offers university owned accommodation in 18 halls of residence based at the main Mile End campus. These are comprised of self-catered units of between 3-11 rooms in maisonettes with each unit sharing kitchen and dining facilities. The standard contract is for 38 weeks and priority is given to those students coming from the furthest away. Accommodation fees start at £122.92 per week for a standard single room with shared bathroom. There is no catered university accommodation available.

    Cost

    International students
    International undergraduate tuition fee examples – BA or BSc:
    Fees for full time undergraduate courses start at £14,400 for subjects such as Economics & Politics, rising to £17,500 for BSc Psychology and £30,900 for Medicine.

    International postgraduate taught tuition fee examples – MA or MSc:
    Full time masters (taught) postgraduate course fees start at £10,650 for an MSc in Economics, £17,300 for MA Marketing and rise to £19,950 for Business Research.

    Subject Areas

    REF (Research Excellence Framework) was an independent government review conducted into the quality of research at UK universities and published in December 2014. This information highlights subjects of specialism within each university. We have listed all subject areas where at least 60% of the research conducted in these specific fields has been graded 3 or 4 stars. (4 stars being the highest ranking REF award). For more information, please visit the REF Information page.

    • Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy
    • Biological Sciences
    • Business and Management Studies
    • Chemistry
    • Classics
    • Clinical Medicine
    • Computer Science and Informatics
    • Economics and Econometrics
    • Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Metallurgy and Materials
    • English Language and Literature
    • General Engineering
    • Geography, Environmental Studies and Archaeology
    • History
    • Law
    • Mathematical Sciences
    • Modern Languages and Linguistics
    • Music, Drama, Dance and Performing Arts
    • Physics
    • Politics and International Studies
    • Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care

    Online Courses

    A limited range of courses for continued professional development are advertised, these include a PHD in Materials, a PHD in Information Engineering, an MSc in Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, an MSc in Psychological Therapies, an MSc in European Public Policy and a Grad Dip in Clinical Dermatology.

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