Find the answers to commonly asked questions about learning with Queen Mary Online.
Frequently asked questions
Fees and payment
How you study
Queen Mary places 117th in the world (QS World University Rankings 2022) and 41st in the UK (Complete Uni Guide 2022).
Our outlook is firmly international, with staff and students representing 162 nationalities.
QMUL began life as the People’s Palace, a Victorian philanthropic project designed to bring culture, recreation and education to the people of east London. We also have roots in one of the first colleges to provide higher education to women, Westfield College, and the medical colleges of St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London Hospitals.
When you enrol on our programmes, you will be fully registered with Queen Mary University of London. You will also be eligible for a QMUL Student ID card.
When you graduate from QMUL, you will receive your Postgraduate Degree Certificate around six months after the award date. The certificate will only state the programme and degree awarded and will not state ‘Distance Learning’.
No, all reading materials required for the course are made available online to our students.
You must have regular access to a computer (or mobile device) with an internet connection.
To get the most from your studies, your computer should have at least the following minimum specification:
screen resolution of 1024 x 768 or greater
sufficient bandwidth to download documents of at least 2 MB and the following applications installed:
a word processor that reads Microsoft Word format (.doc)
Adobe, or other pdf reader.
Adobe Flash Player 7.0 or later to view video material
Media player that plays MP4 files