High-quality teaching, world-leading research, and a £200 million investment in a compact, friendly campus with an unrivalled position in the heart of the city centre - it's no wonder we've been named Scottish University of the Year for two years running.
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We want to attract the most outstanding students to Dundee. In order to do this, we offer a fantastic range of scholarships to our international applicants. Find out more on our website.
With staff from 65 countries, international students from around 83 countries (making up 13 per cent of the student body) and research and teaching connections throughout the world, the University has a strong international focus.
Dundee has long-standing research links in Europe, the USA and Canada. Newer research and teaching links are being developed in South America, Central Asia, China and India and many other countries including the Kuwait Scotland Health Innovation Network - a multi-million pound partnership with the Dasman Diabetes Institute and Ministry of Health in Kuwait.
The University is attracting an increasing number of students into Dundee through its 3+1+1 and 1+1 partnership models. The University also encourages students to take part in exchange schemes. Dundee has Erasmus agreements with 80 institutions in 21 European countries. A transatlantic student exchange (TSE) programme offers students the opportunity to spend a year in North America, while Australasia Student Exchange programme supports exchanges with institutions in Australia, Hong Kong and New Zealand.
The University has representative offices in Beijing, supporting its links with China; and in Delhi, supporting links with India.
The University of Dundee has an international reputation and continues to attract top-class researches from across the world in subjects as diverse as medicine, life sciences, dentistry, law, microelectronics, fine art and design, digital media and space exploration.
In the latest Research Excellence Framework, Dundee recorded the highest level of 4-star, or `world-leading’, research in the biological sciences of any University in the UK, and achieved an outstanding set of results across the STEM subjects – science, technology, engineering and maths - where the University’s quality profile was the highest in Scotland
Our medical and life sciences research is world renowned, with particular expertise in cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, malaria and neglected tropical diseases
World leading researchers in our Space Technology Centre have developed the SpaceWire standard, used by space organisations across the world
New research projects are continually launched creating an exciting and challenging environment for staff and students, as well as shaping our future.
Our Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification (CAHID) is at the forefront of forensic science research. One project explored children’s reaction to smoke alarms. Our research showed that children respond to different tones and frequencies of alarm than adults and that boys and girls are wakened by a different combination of sounds
Our mathematics and medical researchers are using mathematical modelling to gain better understanding into cancer development and treatment
Projects within computing aim to dramatically change the way people with no speech and complex disabilities converse with others by speeding up predictive text software
Researchers in the Centre for Environmental Change and Human Resilience (CECHR) are working on a number of projects including assessing climate change and impacts on the quality and quantity of water, and considering models of decentralised electricity supplies
The University of Dundee is proud of its graduate employment record; an amazing 96.4% of our latest graduates were employed or in further study when surveyed six months after graduation (Destination of Leavers from Higher Education Survey, 2018). Dundee offers many opportunities for students to plan for their career after graduation.
The Careers Service offers a variety of services including careers guidance, job-seeking strategies, guidance for applications and interviews, careers information and the opportunity to take part in a programme of events and presentations. We have a team of discipline-specific qualified careers advisors who can advise on career options and help you reach your career goals.
The JobShop is an online vacancy database which lists part-time, vacation, graduate, work experience and legal vacancies and is available to all Dundee students. The JobShop can also help with finding internships, volunteering and work experience placements for students.
We offer undergraduate modules in career planning and internship. The career planning module involves the development of presentation skills and CV, application and interview techniques. The internship module allows you to gain some real experience in the workplace undertaking a 30 hour placement in a business, teaching centre or media organisation and combine this with classes covering career planning issues.
Throughout the year the Careers Service also holds recruitment fairs where employers visit the campus. Many of our graduates also act as workplace mentors for our current and recently graduated students.
The Centre of Entrepreneurship
The Centre of Entrepreneurship is dedicated to supporting entrepreneurs with everything that they will need on their business journey. It allows students to access expert support and advice to explore a new business idea or to learn the latest enterprising skills. The Centre forms a beacon of entrepreneurship for the city of Dundee, regularly hosting public events with high-profile speakers and partners.
Dundee Plus a personal skills development programme which recognises and adds value to the activities you engage with outside your degree. The programme helps you to reflect upon the skills you are developing, communicate your achievements, and look into your future career options.
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