Queen Mary University of London has a long history of welcoming students from around the world. Over the years, many thousands of international students have graduated from the university and gone on to pursue successful careers. Today, we are home to students from more than 162 different countries and over 45% of our student body come from outside of the UK. This diversity contributes to a lively and welcoming community which should make you feel comfortable and at home.
We are one of the largest colleges of the University of London and one of the few with fully integrated teaching, research and residential facilities. Our setting provides our students with the benefits of both a large campus environment, and the countless academic and social opportunities provided by London.
Taught degrees (MSc/MA: one year)
Information on the comparability of international qualifications can be found on the Entry Requirements section under the listings for each programme in the course finder. Please note this information is only intended as a guide as the final decision on equivalency of overseas qualifications will be made by the Admissions Office at Queen Mary.
English language requirements
- Please refer to English language requirements for different course requirements.
- Students who achieve slightly below these requirements may be admitted onto a pre-sessional English course at Queen Mary. Please see the Language Centre programmes for full details.
How to Apply
For further information on how to apply, please refer to:
Student profiles and Alumni ambassadors
I was part of the LLM class of 2016/2017. I studied a LLM (Laws) at the Centre of Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) of Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). My LLM was mainly focused on arbitration and I took part of the courses from the School of International Arbitration at QMUL. Additionally, I was awarded a Chevening Scholarship.
Being part of QMUL was one of the best and most memorable experiences of my life. The way in which the LLM programme is prepared -in which every detail is taken care of-, the location of the CCLS – at the heart of Legal London-, the learning environment and the opportunity to share classes with people from all over the world are among the upmost reasons for saying that the experience at QMUL is challenging, awesome and unique.
The University provided me with the tools to deal with a competitive and challenging market. Furthermore, due to the LLM, I was able to experience the working life of London after completing my degree. This experience also influenced in my professional career development in Uruguay, where LLM degree is widely recognized by the professional community.
Being part of the Alumni scheme is really important for me. I have been a member of the Board of Directors of “Alumni Uruguay - Embassy of the United States - Fulbright Commission” since 2011 and am aware of the importance of an Alumni network. Being involved in the QMUL ambassador network is a new challenge and one which I am completely honoured to undertake.
I strongly recommend students in Uruguay to apply to QMUL. Becoming a student of QMUL is an experience that brings your professional career to the highest level. It will be my pleasure to answer any questions and help out with any doubts from prospective QMUL students from Uruguay.
Gonzalo Felipe Irrazabal Perez Fourcade
LLM Energy and Natural Resources
Not many LLMs in Energy and Natural Resources Law are like the one offered by QMUL. Firstly, because the program is well balanced as it offers a range of different modules with first-class professors from all over the world. Secondly, professors bring guests speakers to classes with different backgrounds. This provides students with the opportunity to interact with people that are working in different companies or firms related to the energy sector. Finally, the LLM allows students to choose two modules outside the energy specialism. I find this very important for future professionals as in an everyday task you will probably face a range of problems not related to your specialism. In this regard, having the opportunity to attend some modules of a different specialism provide students with a broader knowledge that will be essential for their careers.
While being in London, I have really enjoyed having the opportunity to meet different people with different background. If you are looking for cultural diversity, London is the place to be! Additionally, London is a city of opportunities in which a range of important events take place. Therefore, networking with colleagues, partners and employees is an everyday event in this city. On the other hand, London has lot to offer in terms of entertainment. A place with wonderful parks, pubs, restaurants, nightclubs. It is impossible to get bored.
QMUL is a forward-thinking University, open to a new generation of professionals that are looking forward to being more integrated with academics. QMUL, definitively, is part of the next generation of Universities where innovating and creating is crucial. Don’t miss the opportunity of studying in one of the most prestigious universities within the UK and the world.
Advice I would give applicants would be that QMUL takes applications seriously, so applicants should prepare their personal statements and documentation in advance and carefully. Additionally, applicants need to think carefully which course they will apply for. Is essential to make some previous research to understand all the courses, programs and careers that are available at QMUL.
Scholarships and Funding
There are a number of scholarships and funding options available for students wishing to study at Queen Mary at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Find out more about all of our scholarships and the types of funding available using our database.
We are partners with the Uruguay National Agency for Research and Innovation (ANII), having signed an agreement in 2018.
5 students from Uruguay will be funded by ANII in any masters and PhD course at Queen Mary.
- Open to all masters and PhD subjects in all faculties.
- Students can claim up to $20,000 per year ($80,000 for PhD) towards tuition fees and living costs.
- Students successful in securing ANII funding will receive a 20% fee discount for masters, and 50% fee discount for PhD
More information about how to apply can be found on the ANII website.