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Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary University of London

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Queen Mary University of London is a Russell Group university with a difference – one that opens the doors of opportunity to anyone with the potential to succeed. A unique place of world-leading research and open inclusivity, it lives and breathes its heritage and is embedded in the communities it serves. 

Top reasons to study here

  • 93% of Queen Mary students are employed or in further study within 15 months of graduation (Graduate Outcome Survey 2023).
  • For September 2024/25, Queen Mary offers generous scholarships, like the Global Talent Scholarship and Masters Scholarships, up to £4,000 for eligible students.
  • Queen Mary was ranked in the top 10% of universities worldwide and top 5 in London, voted as the world's best student city (QS 2024).

History

Queen Mary’s proud history is built on four institutions stretching back to 1785. All four institutions, St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College, The London Hospital Medical College, Westfield College and Queen Mary College were founded to improve the lives of people with less privilege.

Education

Rooted in London's dynamic East End, Queen Mary offers students an exceptional learning experience, with access to state-of-the-art facilities and teaching inspired by our world-leading research. In our innovative learning environment, students and staff collaborate to create excellence in education, engagement, employability, and the learning environment itself. Graduates of Russell Group universities, like Queen Mary, typically earn 10% more over a lifetime (Department for Education 2018). Queen Mary ranked in the top 9% of universities worldwide (QS World University Rankings 2024), and our Dentistry, English and Law courses are ranked in the global top 50 (QS Subject Rankings 2023). 

Research

We are a leading research-intensive University. The University is ranked 14th in the world and 5th in the UK (THE World University Ranking 2024), and joint 7th for the quality of research in the latest 2021 REF.

Research carried out by Queen Mary's Professors Jonathan Grigg and Chris Griffiths highlighted the effects of air pollution on children and was instrumental in the introduction of the London Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ).

Our BioEnterprises Innovation Centre in Whitechapel supports drug discovery start-ups and has created over 500 science jobs.

We have partnerships with major industrial firms such as Pfizer, IBM, and Huawei.

Read more about Queen Mary’s research which helps to change the world. 

Career

As a Queen Mary student, you’ll be well placed to make the transition into your chosen career or further study. We’ll work with you to give you the guidance, tools and opportunities you need to boost your skills and gain confidence. We’ll tailor your development around your schedule and what you want to do - whether that’s an industry placement, a part time job, or improving your CV. You’ll leave us ready to face the future on your terms. 

  • Study a professionally focused master’s programme, with the opportunity to take part in industry  placements ,  and paid internships.
  • Access the advice you need, from career choice and r interview workshops,  through to being mentored by a Queen Mary alumnus.

Short Courses

Education & Training (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2025
120 25
2024
145 -20
2023
125
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2025
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2024
135 -11
2023
124
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2024
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2023
201
2022
201
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2025
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2024
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2023
100
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Student services

The Student Enquiry Centre (SEC) is the front face of Academic Registry and supports (non-Medical and Dental) undergraduate and postgraduate taught students (e.g. BA, BSc, MSci, LLB, MA, MSc, LLM, PgCert/Dip).

The SEC supports you with enrolment; obtaining official documents; council tax exemption; discounted travel; bursaries, grants, and scholarships; changing programme, interrupting or withdrawing from your studies; exams and more.

Housing services

We guarantee accommodation to all new undergraduate and foundation students, as long as you meet the eligibility criteria on our accommodation webpages.

Whether you choose to live in halls with other new students or prefer an alternative housing option, our experienced team of housing advisors is here to help you make the right choice.

You’ll feel at home as part of our friendly community of staff and students. A peaceful oasis in a busy city. Our self-contained Mile End campus is our largest, and offers everything you need to live, study and relax.

Library services

Queen Mary offers 3 libraries & 24/7 study spaces during the semester. Facilities include group study areas, bookable rooms, quiet reading spaces, IT suites, laptop loans, extensive e-resources, and access to University of London Senate House. Archives and special collections provide a unique insight into the history of Queen Mary and are used in teaching and research. 

ICT services

IT Services at Queen Mary University of London are here to support you whenever you need assistance, they are dedicated to providing you with a high quality user experience. Click here to find out more information. 

Medical services

Student health and wellbeing is a priority for Queen Mary. Students who live on or near campus can register with our free on campus student health service. Students can also access free and confidential advice and counselling services ensuring they have the personal support network required to study in comfort and confidence. 

Campus life

Queen Mary students primarily reside at Mile End, nestled along Regent’s Canal. The vibrant campus offers shops, cafés, a gym, and green spaces. Accommodation for over 2,500 students is available at Mile End, with excellent transport links across London. Medicine and dentistry students have campuses at Whitechapel and West Smithfield, each with unique facilities. Postgraduate law students convene in Holborn, near the Royal Courts of Justice. Charterhouse Square campus, in the heart of London, hosts the Barts Cancer Institute, the William Harvey Research Institute, and the Wolfson Institute of Population Health. Nearby are the Barbican Arts Centre, the Museum of London, and other famous landmarks.

Sports facilities

Qmotion is the Students' Union's Sport and Fitness Centre, located on the Mile End campus. It offers three floors of amazing facilities including a fully-equipped gym, female-only gym, studio spaces, squash court and sports hall.

There's a fun, welcoming and inclusive environment where you can exercise, make friends and de-stress. All members can also access a free personalised training programme every 6 weeks from our fully qualified fitness instructors. Plus, there's also over 20 daily group exercise classes a week including yoga, circuits, HIIT and zumba.

Student clubs

Queen Mary Students’ Union has over 200 societies and sports clubs. There's something for everyone – from anime and archery to yoga and zoology.

Join a trip, play sport, celebrate at cultural events or make a difference with volunteering and sustainability projects.

There are also hundreds of events on and off campus, including film nights, live comedy and music, club nights and formals.

  •  Membership in the Russell Group, which represents 24 leading UK universities committed to maintaining the highest research and teaching standards.
  • Accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) for its business programmes.
  • Accreditation by the British Psychological Society (BPS) for psychology programmes.
  • The School of Economics and Finance is affiliated with the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute, with many of our masters programmes offering a CFA pathway.
  • Queen Mary established the first Aeronautical Engineering and Materials departments in the UK, and continue our tradition of excellence in the present day.

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