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Why choose QMUL?

Undergraduate study at our School offers students a broad curriculum to equip you with a solid grounding your scientific discipline. Our priority is for our students to make the most of your degree, realise your potential and develop your future career. 94 per cent of all our graduates are in employment or further study within six months of graduating.* 

But it’s not all about league tables with us. We pride ourselves on being a friendly and inclusive department and encourage our students to take advantages of the wealth of extra-curricular activities at QMUL.


Top 25 most internationally diverse universities in the world (Times Higher Education 2015)

Award-winning careers and enterprise opportunities (Guardian University Awards 2016)

In the top 10 in the UK for graduate starting salaries (The Sunday Times University Guide 2015)

9th in the UK for research (REF 2014)

Part of the Russell Group

We are one of only 24 universities who make up the prestigious Russell Group

By choosing to study at a Russell Group university, you will have access to excellent teaching and top class research. You will be taught by staff who are working at the cutting edge of research in their disciplines. Staff who are actively involved in research as well as teaching are up-to-date with their subjects, enthusiastic about sharing this knowledge with you and very good at explaining it.

One of the major factors that attracted me to Queen Mary was its Russell Group it meant that I would be taught by leading academics who are involved in groundbreaking research.
Tasqeen Ahmed, Biochemistry BSc

Our graduates are consistently in the top 10 for graduate starting salaries in the UK (The Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2016)

Employers specifically target Russell Group universities because of the calibre of these institutions' graduates. They know that students from these universities will have developed excellent transferable skills during their degree programme.

We have an award-winning, self-contained campus in east London

Our Mile End campus is one of the largest self-contained campuses in London.  You will be able to enjoy all the benefits of a campus lifestyle including safety, convenience and a friendly atmosphere, while being just minutes away from central London. 

Professional body accreditation

Our Biomedical Sciences BSc is accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science.

Our Psychology BSc is accredited by the British Psychological Society and, upon successful completion, you will be eligible for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC).

All our Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Chemistry degree programmes (three and four year BSc and MSci) are accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry.

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