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University of Dundee

University of Dundee

Discover and enhance your career prospects at our world-class teaching facilities. Invest in your future and stand out from the crowd with a University of Dundee degree where you can specialise in your chosen field or diversify your knowledge and skills to enhance your career and employability.

Top reasons to study here

  • The University of Dundee has been named Scotland’s top university at The Herald Higher Education Awards 2023.
  • We were named top university in the UK for developing spinout businesses by Octopus Ventures in their Gateways to Growth Entrepreneurial Impact Report 2023.
  • The University of Dundee has been ranked 4th in Scotland for graduate prospects. The complete University Guide 2024.

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About

History

We are a university that holds social purpose, building on our long-standing values. We are not afraid to act purposively to make a real difference in the world. Working together as a community to deliver positive change. Founded in 1881, with the objective to provide equal opportunity education, regardless of sex or religion. We were the first university in the UK to educate men and women side by side.

Education

The University of Dundee is organised into eight Schools containing multiple disciplines, each with an associated research centre or unit.

The Schools are;

Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design

  •  School of Business
  • School of Dentistry
  • School of Humanities, Social Sciences and Law
  • School of Life Sciences
  •  School of Medicine
  • School of Health Sciences
  •  School of Science and Engineering

Each School offers a variety of undergraduate, taught postgraduate and research courses in a wide range of subjects. Most courses are led by research, with students learning from those on the cutting edge of their discipline.  

Research

Excellent research requires excellent ideas. We have some of the best researchers in the world working for us, developing ideas that make a positive impact and difference to the lives of people, the economy and the environment.

Career

We empower you to find the best career path with a careers service that is focused on your aspirations. Careers Advisers are available to support students at every stage of their degree and after they graduate, with one-to-one appointments, CV clinics and mock interviews on offer.

Services

Student services

We provide many types of support for students, including financial advice, academic support, health and wellbeing support and counselling. We support you in your transition to independent living, studying and deadlines.

Housing services

There are four accommodation sites on or close to city campus - Heathfield, Belmont, Seabraes and West Park. All student accommodation at the University of Dundee comprises of single occupancy bedrooms, with en-suite shower and toilet, in self-contained flats of five to ten students. Each flat has its own kitchen, dining and living space with access to the University’s fast Wi-Fi. We guarantee you one offer of University-arranged single student accommodation subject to terms and conditions for your first year of study, as long as you are a September entrant and meet the appropriate deadline. If you are a Postgraduate applicant, you must have firmly accepted an offer to study at Dundee for September entry.

Library services

Dundee’s Library and Learning Centre (LLC) comprises of four library sites as well as a virtual library. Located on city campus, Dundee’s main library offers everything you would expect from a modern university library, including a café and relaxation areas, group study rooms with the latest technology, and flexible, creative spaces.

ICT services

The University has more than 750 computers for students to use on campus across its libraries, study zones and dedicated IT suites. Wi-Fi is also available throughout campus and student residences enabling students to connect to the network using their own devices. IT support is provided by the University Service Desk and is available to students seven days a week.

Medical services

The University Health Service is available on campus and offers a range of health-related advice and services for students. These include a counselling service, sexual health clinics and advice on how to register with a doctor and dentist upon arrival in Dundee.

Student Life

Campus life

The University of Dundee’s self-contained campus offers students a home away from home in the heart of a truly diverse and inclusive city. Dundee’s vibrant night life, pubs, clubs, cocktail bars and restaurants will cater for all your tastes whether it’s a wild night out or a quiet evening with friends.

Sports facilities

The Institute of Sport and Exercise (ISE) offers a wide range of sports and exercise with facilities including a gym, exercise studio, squash courts, 25m swimming pool, sauna, sports fields and tennis courts. ISE works closely with Dundee University Sports Union, offering more than 40 sports clubs, ranging from traditional sports like netball and golf to skydiving and Ultimate Frisbee.

Student clubs

Meeting lifelong friends and trying new experiences plays a massive part in student life. Grow your social circle at the University of Dundee with societies, clubs, sports and many events that will enhance your student experience. We have over 240 societies and clubs cater for all your interests and passions. From ball room dancing and Salsa to rowing, skydiving and more.

Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom

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