Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Overview

  • Founded in 1875, the Edinburgh School of Cookery was created to improve women's culinary skills and to promote better standards of health.
  • From its beginnings, the university has always focused on contributing in practical ways to improving the quality of human life and serving the community.
  • In January 2007, Queen Margaret was granted full university title, resulting in a change of name from Queen Margaret University College to Queen Margaret University.
  • Institution ranking
    78
  • Year established
    n/a
  • Location
    Edinburgh, Lothians and Borders
  • Registered students
    5280

Academic specialism

  • An excellent reputation for healthcare courses, particularly with an international reputation for excellence in the area of speech & language therapy.
  • Achieved a 4 rating in the Research Assessment Exercise for its ground-breaking work in the field of speech and language disorders.
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh
Queen Margaret University Drive
Musselburgh
EH21 6UU
United Kingdom
United Kingdom
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Telephone:
+44 (0)131 474 0000
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Location

  • Relocated to a new university campus on the southeast side of Edinburgh. The new campus is right next to Musselburgh train station (6-minute train journey to the centre of Edinburgh).
  • Vibrant new academic village with high-tech buildings and attractive landscaped spaces, featuring an innovative learning resource centre, modern student residences, students’ union building, indoor sports facilities and all weather surfaces.