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Queen Mary University of London

London, United Kingdom | Public

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Top 150

About

It began in the 1900s as a philanthropic venture to provide education, culture and entertainment to the people of East End , and slowly developed into the Peoples’ Palace, East End Technical College, Queen Mary College and finally was admitted to the prestigious London University as the Queen Mary University of London in 1915. Today it is a world renowned multi- faculty, public , research university, a member of the Russel group of Universities with 5 campuses in London and branches in Paris, Piraeus, Malta, China and Singapore. It has a student population of 25, 000 representing 162 nationalities. Approximately 9 % are from EU countries and 35 % are from other overseas countries. The university is in the Top 25 for its international outlook, within Top 5 in the REF2014 and ranked within the Top 10 universities in UK. The National Co-ordination Center for Public Engagement awarded the university the Gold Watermark in recognition of its public engagement activities.

Cost

Moderate

£12,648

Average Living Expenses (Bachelors)

£12,648

Average Living Expenses (Masters)

Rankings

#114

US News ranking

#114

Qs ranking

#110

Times New ranking

Admissions

£20

Application Fee

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Campus

Location

The school is in the Mile End campus in East End London with the Regent’s canal on one side. The campus is well connected with the center of London through underground at Mile End tube station and Stepney Green tube station , and by rail and bus. It is centrally placed with the city of London to the west , the Queen Elizabeth II Olympic Park to the east, Canary Wharf and docklands to the south and the beautiful Victoria park to the north.

Campus

The mile End campus contain the academic schools, halls of residences, lecture theaters, Mile End library and faculties of Humanities and Social sciences, and Sciences and Engineering. The iconic Graduate center, with 7700 square meters of space for learning and teaching has a 200 seat lecture theater, a landscaped garden, student enterprise hub and a 24 hour work area tailor made for postgraduate work. The QUBE is a business work space for student entrepreneurs with latest computers, latest media creation and editing , ad business planning and project management software. The Think pod is an interactive collaboration space . The Innovation pod is a work space using quantitative data software. Four Bloomberg trading terminals are present for the exclusive use of the students. The libraries, Students’ Union and the gymnasium are the other main resources at the campus.

Residing Options

The Mile End campus is a self contained residential campus, which is regarded as the largest in London. There are en suite, non en suite, couple and family units at the campus. Standard size beds, WiFi, central heating, shared kitchen, launderettes, a shop, a 200 seat restaurant, a reception area and a security lodge are the main features of the residences. There are limited number of apartments for couples and families which are given on first come first serve basis. There are also 12 units for wheel chair users. The rent includes the utility bills and insurance cover.

The university provides informed guidance to obtain off campus accommodation in private apartments, private halls of residences, short stay, hostels, hotels and home stay through a student assistance portal.

Faculty

The school is in 4th floor of the Bancroft Building. The QUBE , Think Pod and the Innovation Pod are in the 3rd floor. QMPlus an on line learning environment, Learning Resources center with 200 networked PCs and ever open dedicated work stations for the students, the 4 Bloomberg trading terminals, the Queen Mary libraries and the British library are the resources open to the students to pursue their studies. The postgraduate courses comprise of core modules which are mostly compulsory and electives, some of which are optional. Placements and interactions with the business world expose the students to real life issues and students are encouraged to pursue additional studies individually making use of the latest technological resources that had been made available. An inter disciplinary research based teaching approach is employed at the school.

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