A large and diverse student body creates a friendly campus atmosphere

Queen Mary is a highly ranked university with an international flavor, as more than half of its student body comes from outside Great Britain. It has a comprehensive slate of course offerings, including English, history, and business; its excellent Medical School adds particular strengths in the STEM fields such as Biomedical Engineering. Queen Mary’s wide array of disciplines makes it a popular option for students with varied academic needs—it may be the program for you, too. As part of the Build Your Own Program initiative, you can choose to add an internship or a research project to your courses at Queen Mary.

You have three study options at Queen Mary:

Courses: Take a full load of courses (four) with a wide variety of choices, ranging from English, history and business to biological science at its excellent medical school.

Internship: Replace one of your courses with an internship through Arcadia - add international professional experience to your résumé.

Independent Study: Replace one course with your own research project which you complete under a faculty supervisor - another excellent achievement for your résumé.

I believe that the extent to which this experience has affected me will only become more apparent in the years that follow. ”

Deanna Rishell

Arcadia University Student, Queen Mary university of London

  • You'll find your niche on-campus through the Student Union, home to a more than 60 clubs, societies, and sports teams. You’ll also have access to Queen Mary’s recreational facilities, the largest of any University of London campus.

  • Queen Mary attracts more than half its 15,000 strong student body from overseas, so you will enjoy an international flavor on campus. 

  • The traditional, compact campus is a rare find in London, and has a green area and jogging trail nearby. In fact, its buildings cluster around the second-oldest cemetery in England, dating from 1726.

  • Its location in the East End is a neighborhood whose medley of multicultural restaurants and shops include the famed Spitalfields and Brick Lane markets. You’ll taste (literally!) the true essence of 21st century London.

  • Queen Mary is part of the Russell Group which represents 24 leading UK universities committed to maintaining the very best research, an outstanding teaching and learning experience and unrivaled links with business and the public sector.

  • Learn more about our Arcadia London Center.

Fees & Scholarship Details
Term/Period Departure Date Return Credits Base Program Fee Application Deadline
Spring 2019 1/1/2019 6/8/2019 12-16 $22,900 10/15/2018 More Info
Fall 2019 9/10/2019 12/14/2019 12-16 $19,920 4/20/2019 More Info
Academic Year 2019 9/10/2019 5/30/2020 24-32 $37,950 4/20/2019 More Info
Spring 2020 TBA TBA TBA TBA 10/15/2019  

Program fees listed are base fees only. Please select MORE INFO for an estimate of additional expenses and any additional fees that may be incurred based on enrollment selections or housing placements. Dates and fees for future terms will be posted as they become available. Please see Program Calendar for detailed dates.

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