Bell Street, Dundee, DD1 1HG, UK
Current courses: 25

University of Abertay Dundee

Dundee, Dundee

Contact University of Abertay Dundee

Phone 01382 308000
Fax 01382 308877
Web www.abertay.ac.uk
Email [email protected]
NO DATA Overall Satisfaction
NO DATA Time in Lectures
NO DATA Course Work
£7,000 Max Fee
£5,023 Average Uni Accomodation
£6,050 Private Accomodation
NO DATA Go on to work or study
NO DATA Employed after 6 months
NO DATA Average Salary
NO DATA Average UCAS Points
NO DATA Lowest UCAS Points
NO DATA 1st Class Degree

Information

About University of Abertay Dundee

Address and Location

One of the UK's northernmost universities, Dundee is set over a compact city-campus 5-minutes' walk from the town centre. The university feels as though it's out of town, thanks partly to its scenic views over the River Tay.      
 

Background and History

Originally founded in 1883 in response to the town's booming industrialisation, Dundee's University College was incorporated into the nearby University of St. Andrews shortly after. Like York, Sussex and Strathclyde University, Dundee became an independent university in 1967 as part of the government's move to increase access to higher education. Driven by research, Dundee is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities.

Location and Accessibility

By road: From the South, the main roads into Dundee are the A90 or the A92, which bring visitors into the city over the spectacular Tay Bridge. The university is well sign-posted once inside the town.

By rail: The university is a couple of minutes' walk from Dundee railway station, which provides direct links with Glasgow, Edinburgh, Newcastle, York and London.

Accessibility: Dundee has ranked best in the country for its disabled facilities. The university offers a comprehensive student support service for all accessibility issues.

What's on Offer

BA, BSc, BDS, MA, MBChB, MSc, MEng, MMus, MBA, MRes, PGDE, PhD, LLB, Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate

Entry Requirements

Requirements for individual undergraduate courses vary, with a minimum of ABBB in Highers, BCC at A-Level or 30 points in the IB.

Accommodation at University of Abertay Dundee

University Accommodation

The university recently investednearly £40 million in upgrading its on-campusaccommodation, and now offers 1,300 self-catered rooms within 2-minutes' walk of the main university buildings. The university guarantees a room forall new students.      

Private Accommodation

Dundee is an economical city in which to live, and rents across the town are cheaper than in many other UK cities.

Courses & Fees

Academic Strengths and Research Profile

Dundee is a research-led university. The university's work in the medical and life sciences is particularly well regarded, while its Civil Engineering and Art Design Departments regularly score highly in Research Assessment Exercises (RAEs).      

Tuition Fees

Undergraduate courses currently cost £9,000 per year. Fees for international students and postgraduates vary.

   

Financial Support: All of the university's colleges offer scholarship and bursary programmes. Several university-wide scholarships exist, offered by external bodies that include the Carnegie Trust.

Facilities at University of Abertay Dundee

Academic Facilities

There are seven libraries within the University of Dundee. The newlyrefurbished, on-campus main library has silent study and group-working areas, aswell as a caf and break zones. Wi-fi is available across the campus.  

Other on-site Amenities

The university's students' union, DUSA, ranks excellently in the Times' Higher EducationStudent Experience Survey. On offer are a full range of shops, banks, restaurants, bars and nightclubs. Thecampus is also served by its own radio station, TV channel and magazine. Dundee is well-known for its society culture, boasting over 60 different student clubs at last count. The university'sInstitute of Sports and Exercise provides excellent sporting facilities, including aswimming pool and all-weather tennis courts.  

Medical and Social Care

DUSA and the university offer a wide selection of support services forstudents, including a chaplaincy, counselling, childcare and healthservices.

What's on in the Area

Dundee has a vibrant cultural scene for a town of its size. The town offers severaltheatres and music venues, while Dundee Contemporary Arts hosts an independentcinema and art gallery. The VA at Dundee museum opened in 2014 and has proved a popular draw for visitors to the city. Historic Edinburgh is within easy reachfor weekend visits, as are a wide range of picturesque seaside towns, including St.Andrews.  

Moving On

The university has a team of qualified careers advisers who are available to providestudents with careers guidance throughout their time at the university. The universityalso offers innovative in-course modules to help studentsprepare for life after studying.

Did you know?

Dundee has boasted several famous rectors, including Lorraine Kelly, Stephen Fry andPeter Ustinov. Dundee is the home of DC Thompson, publisher of The Dandyand The Beano. Dundee salutes its beloved comic creations through statues ofDesperate Dan and Minnie the Minx in the city centre.    

Is Dundee University the place for you?

Headto Dundee if you want to live in a friendly, medium-sized town with an excellent historical reputation. If it's bustling metropolis you're after, however, look towardsManchester or Glasgow instead.
View all courses

Courses

BSc (Hons) Fitness, Nutrition and Health

Dundee, Dundee
Type: Full Time

Fitness, Nutrition and Health course is provided by University of Abertay Dundee and is available Full Time, you can visit University of Abertay Dundee website to find out more information and how to apply.

Read more

BSc (Hons) Nursing (Mental Health Nursing)

Dundee, Dundee
Type: Full Time

Nursing (Mental Health Nursing) course is provided by University of Abertay Dundee and is available Full Time, you can visit University of Abertay Dundee website to find out more information and how to apply.

Read more

BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science

Dundee, Dundee
Type: Full Time

Biomedical Science course is provided by University of Abertay Dundee and is available Full Time, you can visit University of Abertay Dundee website to find out more information and how to apply.

Read more

BSc (Hons) Food, Nutrition and Health

Dundee, Dundee
Type: Full Time

Food, Nutrition and Health course is provided by University of Abertay Dundee and is available Full Time, you can visit University of Abertay Dundee website to find out more information and how to apply.

Read more

BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise

Dundee, Dundee
Type: Full Time

Sport and Exercise course is provided by University of Abertay Dundee and is available Full Time, you can visit University of Abertay Dundee website to find out more information and how to apply.

Read more

BSc (Hons) Psychology

Dundee, Dundee
Type: Full Time

Psychology course is provided by University of Abertay Dundee and is available Full Time, you can visit University of Abertay Dundee website to find out more information and how to apply.

Read more

BSc (Hons) Psychology and Counselling

Dundee, Dundee
Type: Full Time

Psychology and Counselling course is provided by University of Abertay Dundee and is available Full Time, you can visit University of Abertay Dundee website to find out more information and how to apply.

Read more

BA (Hons) Sport and Management

Dundee, Dundee
Type: Full Time

Sport and Management course is provided by University of Abertay Dundee and is available Full Time, you can visit University of Abertay Dundee website to find out more information and how to apply.

Read more

BSc (Hons) Food and Consumer Science

Dundee, Dundee
Type: Full Time

Food and Consumer Science course is provided by University of Abertay Dundee and is available Full Time, you can visit University of Abertay Dundee website to find out more information and how to apply.

Read more

BSc (Hons) Forensic Sciences

Dundee, Dundee
Type: Full Time

Forensic Sciences course is provided by University of Abertay Dundee and is available Full Time, you can visit University of Abertay Dundee website to find out more information and how to apply.

Read more

BSc (Hons) Computing

Dundee, Dundee
Type: Full Time

Computing course is provided by University of Abertay Dundee and is available Full Time, you can visit University of Abertay Dundee website to find out more information and how to apply.

Read more

BSc (Hons) Computer Game Applications Development

Dundee, Dundee
Type: Full Time

Computer Game Applications Development course is provided by University of Abertay Dundee and is available Full Time, you can visit University of Abertay Dundee website to find out more information and how to apply.

Read more

BA (Hons) Game Design and Production

Dundee, Dundee
Type: Full Time

Game Design and Production course is provided by University of Abertay Dundee and is available Full Time, you can visit University of Abertay Dundee website to find out more information and how to apply.

Read more

BSc (Hons) Computer Games Technology

Dundee, Dundee
Type: Full Time

Computer Games Technology course is provided by University of Abertay Dundee and is available Full Time, you can visit University of Abertay Dundee website to find out more information and how to apply.

Read more

BSc (Hons) Ethical Hacking

Dundee, Dundee
Type: Full Time

Ethical Hacking course is provided by University of Abertay Dundee and is available Full Time, you can visit University of Abertay Dundee website to find out more information and how to apply.

Read more

BA (Hons) Computer Arts

Dundee, Dundee
Type: Full Time

Computer Arts course is provided by University of Abertay Dundee and is available Full Time, you can visit University of Abertay Dundee website to find out more information and how to apply.

Read more

MEng (Hons) Civil and Environmental Engineering

Dundee, Dundee
Type: Full Time

Civil and Environmental Engineering course is provided by University of Abertay Dundee and is available Full Time, you can visit University of Abertay Dundee website to find out more information and how to apply.

Read more

BA (Hons) Social Science

Dundee, Dundee
Type: Full Time

Social Science course is provided by University of Abertay Dundee and is available Full Time, you can visit University of Abertay Dundee website to find out more information and how to apply.

Read more

BA (Hons) Sociology

Dundee, Dundee
Type: Full Time

Sociology course is provided by University of Abertay Dundee and is available Full Time, you can visit University of Abertay Dundee website to find out more information and how to apply.

Read more

LLB (Hons) Law

Dundee, Dundee
Type: Full Time

Law course is provided by University of Abertay Dundee and is available Full Time, you can visit University of Abertay Dundee website to find out more information and how to apply.

Read more

Videos

University of Dundee: Life on CampusUniversity of Dundee: Freshers Week Day 1 2012University of Dundee: Tips for Freshers WeekFor more videos on individual course profiles at Dundee, why not visit theUniversity of Dundee's YouTube Channel?

Location

ADVERTISEMENTS

ADVERTISEMENTS