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Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Located in Scotland's stunning capital city of Edinburgh, Queen Margaret University offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the areas of healthcare; drama and the creative industries; media, communication and sociology; and business and enterprise. We stand for person-centred education and teaching, and shaping a better world. We are a campus based University, with excellent train and bus links to Edinburgh city centre and beyond. As a student at QMU, you are based in a city that hosts the world famous International Festival, which brings Arts and Culture on a global scale to our city. Edinburgh also hosts the Scottish Parliament and a thriving private sector, and is proud to be the UK's second largest financial services hub, outside of London. Our modern campus facilities are state of the art, none more so than our 800 fully en suite bedrooms, which offer comfort, privacy and the convenience of being located adjacent to our academic teaching facilities, with views of the rolling landscape of the county of East Lothian.

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Edinburgh, Scotland

Phone
+44 131 474 0000

Email
GLawson@qmu.ac.uk

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Arts Administration and Cultural Management (27551)

Humber and Queen Margaret University (QMU) in Edinburgh have entered into an agreement that allows Humber graduates from the Arts Administration and Cultural Management Graduate Certificate to receive advanced standing into QMU's MA Arts Festival and Cultural Management.  A previous undergraduate degree is required in order to be eligible for this pathway. 

Graduates will be awarded 40 credits of Recognition of Prior Learning and will need to complete 80 credits of taught modules plus the 60 credit dissertation or project. 

Students must take:

  • TM185: Contemporary Debates in Cultural Policy (20 credits)
  • TM186: Designing Qualitative Research (20 credits)
  • TM187: Leadership, Governance and Strategy (Not-For-Profit) (20 credits)
  • TM189: Arts Management in Practice (20 credits)
  • TM160: Final Project (Dissertation) (60 credits)

The fee charged will be the published international fee for four taught modules plus the dissertation.

Any changes to the Humber or QMU programs may lead to adjustments to the above program of study.

Admission Requirement

 Applicants must have a previous undergraduate degree.  Applications may be made online with the following information:

  • full transcript of results at Humber
  • at least one academic reference

For more information, please contact:  partnerships@qmu.ac.uk

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Delivery mode: In-person

Greig Lawson, International Recruitment Manager
glawson@qmu.ac.uk

Event Management (40511)

Humber and Queen Margaret University (QMU) in Edinburgh have entered into an agreement that allows Humber graduates from the Event Management Graduate Certificate to receive advanced standing into QMU's MA Arts Festival and Cultural Management.  A previous undergraduate degree is required in order to be eligible for this pathway. 

Graduates will be awarded 40 credits of Recognition of Prior Learning and will need to complete 80 credits of taught modules plus the 60 credit dissertation or project. 

Students must take:

  • TM185: Contemporary Debates in Cultural Policy (20 credits)
  • TM186: Designing Qualitative Research (20 credits)
  • TM187: Leadership, Governance and Strategy (Not-For-Profit) (20 credits)
  • TM189: Fundraising, Development and Finance (20 credits)
  • TM160: Final Project (Dissertation) (60 credits)

The fee charged will be the published international fee for four taught modules plus the dissertation.

Any changes to the Humber or QMU programs may lead to adjustments to the above program of study.

Admission Requirement

 Applicants must have a previous undergraduate degree.  Applications may be made online with the following information:

  • full transcript of results at Humber
  • at least one academic reference

For more information, please contact:  partnerships@qmu.ac.uk

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Delivery mode: In-person

Greig Lawson, International Recruitment Manager
glawson@qmu.ac.uk

Public Relations (Graduate Certificate) (04561)

Humber and Queen Margaret University (QMU) in Edinburgh have entered into an agreement that allows Humber Public Relations Graduate Certificate graduates to receive advanced standing into QMU's Master of Science in Strategic Communication and Public Relations.  A previous undergraduate degree is required in order to be eligible for this pathway. 

Graduates will be awarded 40 credits of Recognition of Prior Learning and will need to complete 80 credits of taught modules plus the 60 credit dissertation or project.

Students must take:

  • IM194 Media Theory and Campaigning (20 credits)
  • IM218 Digital Communications (20 credits)
  • IM198 Public Affairs (20 credits)
  • Option module (20 credits)
  • IM200 Masters Communication Dissertation (60 credits) or IM201 Masters Communication Project (60 credits)

The fee charged will be the published international fee for four taught modules plus the dissertation.

Any changes to the Humber or QMU programs may lead to adjustments to the above program of study.

Admission Requirement

Applicants must have a previous undergraduate degree.   Applicants can apply online directly to Queen Margaret University.  Applicants will provide full transcripts of results at Humber and at least one academic reference.  

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Delivery mode: In-person

Greig Lawson
International Recruitment Manager
GLawson@qmu.ac.uk

Professional Writing and Communications (PW511)

Humber and Queen Margaret University (QMU) in Edinburgh have entered into an agreement that allows Humber graduates from the Professional Writing and Communications Graduate Certificate to receive advanced standing into QMU's MSc Strategic Communication and Public Relations.  A previous undergraduate degree is required in order to be eligible for this pathway. 

Graduates will be awarded 40 credits of Recognition of Prior Learning and will need to complete 80 credits of taught modules plus the 60 credit dissertation or project. 

Students must take:

  • IM194: Media Theory and Campaigning (20 credits)
  • IM197: Strategic Communication Planning and Digital Practice (20 credits)
  • IM198: Public Affairs (20 credits)
  • Option module (20 credits)
  • IM200: Masters Communication Dissertation (60 credits) or IM201: Masters Communication Project (60 credits)

The fee charged will be the published international fee for four taught modules plus the dissertation.

Any changes to the Humber or QMU program may lead to adjustments to the above program of study.

Admission Requirement

Applicants must have a previous undergraduate degree.  Applications may be made online with the following information:

  • full transcript of results at Humber
  • at least one academic reference

For more information, please contact:  partnerships@qmu.ac.uk

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Delivery mode: In-person

Greig Lawson, International Recruitment Manager
glawson@qmu.ac.uk

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