University of London Queen Mary

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Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is a public research university in London, England, and a constituent college of the federal University of London. It dates back to the foundation of London Hospital Medical College in 1785. Queen Mary College, named after Mary of Teck, was admitted to the University of London in 1915 and in 1989 merged with Westfield College to form Queen Mary and Westfield College. In 1995 Queen Mary and Westfield College merged with St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College and the London Hospital Medical College to form the School of Medicine and Dentistry.

Its main campus is in the Mile End area of Tower Hamlets, with other campuses in Holborn, Smithfield and Whitechapel. In 2015/16 it had 17,140 students and 4,000 staff. Queen Mary is organised into three faculties – the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, the Faculty of Science and Engineering and Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry – within which there are 21 academic departments and institutes.

Queen Mary is a member of the Russell Group of leading British research universities, the Association of Commonwealth Universities and Universities UK. Queen Mary is a major centre for medical teaching and research and is part of UCL Partners, the world’s largest academic health science centre. It has a strategic partnership with the University of Warwick, including research collaboration and joint teaching of English, history and computer science undergraduates. Queen Mary also collaborates with Royal Holloway, University of London, to run programmes at the University of London Institute in Paris and also collaborates with University of London International Programmes to offer its post graduate law and Global MBA program. For 2015-16, Queen Mary had a turnover of £404.3 million, including £101.0 million from research grants and contracts.

Times Higher Education has ranked Queen Mary equal 46th in a ranking of European universities. In Times Higher Education Best universities in the UK 2017, it has been ranked 15th. Queen Mary is ranked in the top 5 universities in London in the Complete University Guide 2017 League Table. The Guardian ranks Queen Mary in the University league tables 2017 1st for Media & Film Studies, 2nd for Medicine in the UK and 1st in London for Medicine, 3rd in the UK for Dentistry and 1st in London for Dentistry, 9th for History in the UK and 3rd for History in London, 3rd for Law in the UK and 1st in London for Law. There are seven Nobel Laureates amongst Queen Mary’s alumni and current and former staff.