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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 our students voted us number one in this year's Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey.


Fees & entry requirements

Visit our tuition fee webpage for tailored information.

Our entry requirements can be found on each individual course webpage; visit our undergraduate and postgraduate webpages to view the entry requirements for your course.

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Scholarships

In order to attract the very best students from around the globe, the University of Dundee offers a range of scholarships. Find out more on our website

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International partnerships

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.

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Research strengths

Exciting, innovative and frequently world-leading research into a wide range of disciplines - life sciences, medical sciences, art and design, space technology, law, the humanities, computing and many others - takes place at Dundee, with a number of pioneering postgraduate programmes allowing graduates to take the next step towards a research career.

This research excellence bolsters the University's international reputation and enhances the value of a degree from Dundee.

Our research strengths include:

  • Being ranked 1st in the UK for biological sciences (REF 2014).
  • Excellent result in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects where the University's quality profile was the highest in Scotland (REF 2014).
  • 76% of research is rated as `world-leading’ or `internationally renowned’ (REF 2014).
  • World-leading researchers developing the SpaceWire standard, used by space organisations across the world.
  • The University being recognised as a world leader in the field of diabetes research. Work at the University is being carried out on almost every aspect of the disease from the cell to the community.
  • The Drug Discovery Unit is involved in the development of new drugs to treat some of the world's most neglected tropical diseases, such as Chagas disease, African sleeping sickness and leishmaniasis, which affect millions of the world's poorest people and attract little or no interest from pharmaceutical companies.
  • The Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification (CAHID) using state-of-the-art forensic science techniques and facial reconstruction to generate images and models from human remains. The team was the focus of the BBC 2 four-part series History Cold Case where they also used historical detective work to build a picture of a man's life and death, giving him his face back for the first time in 800 years.
  • Our mathematics and medical researchers are using mathematical modelling to gain better understanding into cancer development and treatment.
  • Researchers in the Centre for Environmental Change and Human Resilience (CECHR) 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.

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Employability

The University of Dundee is noted for graduating a high number of students into professions including law, accountancy, medicine and dentistry. The University’s graduates enjoy the 11th highest starting salaries in the UK (Sunday Times University Guide 2012). Graduates from the University of Dundee are highly regarded by employers, not only because of the high standard of degree they have received, but also because of the wide range of personal and transferable skills that the university environment enables them to develop.

Employability is embedded into the curriculum of all degree programmes at the University of Dundee, while a number of initiatives have been created to enhance the career prospects of our graduates. Dundee’s dedicated careers service offers support in areas such as career guidance, job-seeking strategies, applications and interviews. The University also has an innovative suite of online programmes designed to increase employability such as My PDP (Professional Development Programme), P@SS (the Personal Academic Skills Programme) and PLUS@Dundee (Personal Learning for University Success).

In addition to the internships, international students have access to various free seminars, which give help and advice on aspects such as CV building, aptitude tests and cultural aspects of working in Scotland. The Careers Service also runs the UK's first Internship Graduate Certificate which allows graduates greater access to industry after the end of their studies with a six-month placement with a high-profile employer in Scotland. 

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Key facts & figures

  • Named Scottish University of the Year by The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016
  • Number one for student experience in Scotland for six years running (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2010 - 2015)
  • One of the world’s top 20 universities founded in the last 50 years (THE 100 Under 50 2015)
  • Ranked in the top 1% of world universities (QS World University Rankings 2014/15)
  • The central hub for a multi-million pound biotechnology sector in the East of Scotland
  • A lead partner in the V&A at Dundee – a multi-partner project at the heart of the £200 million regeneration of Dundee’s central waterfront

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T: +44 (0)1382 383838
F: +44 (0)1382 388150

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Admissions & Student Recruitment
University of Dundee
Nethergate
Dundee, DD1 4HN

T: +44 (0)1382 383838
F: +44 (0)1382 388150

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