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Why choose Queen Mary?

Research excellence and innovation

Ranked 14th in the world and 5th in the UK for research quality (THE 2024) our globally renowned research stretches across all we do.  

We’re at the forefront of research into the opportunities and risks of AI, informing the world’s transition to low-carbon energy and pioneering new drugs to treat cancer. 92% of Queen Mary’s research was ranked as either internationally excellence or world leading in the most recent Research Excellence Framework (2021).  

As a member of the prestigious Russell Group were recognised as a leading research-intensive university. You’ll be taught by academics delivering the innovations of tomorrow, and study masters programmes informed by the latest breakthroughs we’ve made.  

Exceptional learning environment

We continually invest in our campuses to ensure that all our students have access to the most up-to-date teaching and research facilities. Major campus developments include the iconic Blizard Building, home to some of the largest open-plan laboratories in Europe, and our Dentistry Building, the UK’s first new dental school in forty years. 

Students have access to industry standard software and facilities to ensure they graduate with the skills and confidence for the professional world. These include Bloomberg Trading and Behavioural labs, specialist engineering, aerospace, and bioscience laboratories, an observatory, cinema and performance spaces, and postproduction suites.    

Our campuses offer dedicated teaching and study spaces for postgraduate students, including our Graduate Centre at the Mile End campus and postgraduate accommodation at Aspire Point in Stratford.  

Studentships and bursaries

We offer a generous support package of funding for students studying a masters at Queen Mary, including our Global Talent and Masters Scholarship worth up to £4,000. There are several other scholarships and bursaries available to students depending on the School and subject they are studying. Find out more 

International outlook

With students and staff joining us from 170 nationalities, Queen Mary is the most inclusive and diverse university within the Russell Group.  

The diversity of our community is represented in all we do, from what and how we teach, to the ground-breaking research we are leading across the world.  

We are committed to providing a learning environment where all our students feel welcome and represented

Career success 

Our primary aim is to provide professionally focused masters programmes which will equip you with industry relevant skills and knowledge sought after by employers in the UK and overseas.  

Through engaging seminars and lectures, informed by the cutting-edge research taking place at Queen Mary, we will help you build practical and versatile skills to succeed in your chosen career.  

Masters students benefit from dedicated spaces and access to the latest technology and systems, to innovate and collaborate with their peers from around the world.  

Our award-winning Careers and Enterprise team provide students with support, practical guidance, and opportunities to connect and network with industry leaders through mentorship, internship and work placement programmes.  

90% of our postgraduate and PhD graduates are in employment or pursuing further studies within fifteen months of graduation (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2021).  

Russell Group

We are one of 24 leading UK universities represented by the Russell Group, committed to maintaining the very best research, an outstanding teaching and learning experience, excellent graduate employability and unrivalled links with business and the public sector. 

The Group attracts some of the capable students from all over the world as well as almost two thirds of available research funding in the UK. The exceptional standards of research and teaching at Russell Group universities means that their graduates are especially valued by employers, giving you a head start when you apply for jobs or further study.

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