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University of Dundee

University of Dundee

Dundee’s vision is to become Scotland’s leading university, celebrated internationally for the quality of graduates and the impact of our research. We are well on our way to achieving this aim and were proud to be named Scottish University of the Year in The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016. We have also been ranked one of the world’s top 20 universities worldwide under 50 years old (Times Higher Education 100 Under 50 2016), and amongst the world’s leading centres for scientific research (Leiden ranking, 2015).

As well as our academic achievements, Dundee is also a fantastic place to study. We were ranked number one in Scotland for student experience for six years running, and in the UK’s top 15 for overall satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2015. Contact us today and find out where a degree from Dundee could take you.

Postgraduate study

Dundee offers award-winning courses in a wide variety of subject areas including art, design, engineering, medicine, dentistry, law, business, education, humanities, computing and psychology. With all these areas and more you’re sure to find something to interest you.

A degree from Dundee can also boost your employability, with 95.9% of our 2013/14 graduates either in work, further study or due to start work shortly when surveyed six months after graduation.

We are:

  • Ranked among the world's 'most international' universities by the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2016.
  • The central hub for a multi-million pound biotechnology sector in the East of Scotland. 
  • A lead partner in the V&A Museum of Design, Dundee – the heart of the £200million regeneration of Dundee’s waterfront.
  • The first approved Cancer Research UK Centre in Scotland.


The University attracts top-class researchers from across the world in areas such as medicine, life sciences, law, humanities, law, art and design, digital media and space exploration. Dundee was ranked the number one university in UK for biological sciences in the Research Excellence Framework 2014. We also boast particularly excellent results in science, technology, engineering and mathematics subjects where the University's quality profile was the highest in Scotland.

For the last three years we have received an average of £110m per year in research awards and 76% of our research is achieving 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent' standards according to the REF 2014. Dundee was also awarded the Times Higher Education 2015 Gold Award for Citations. All of this means a huge choice for potential research students with supervision from experts in their fields.


The University of Dundee is a campus university, found at the heart of the friendly and welcoming city of Dundee. Our students benefit from a compact, welcoming campus with accommodation, teaching facilities, shops and leisure facilities on site. As well as this, our students also have the advantage of living and studying in the heart of Dundee, with a large choice of high street shops, boutiques, restaurants, bars and cafes. 

We pride ourselves on providing outstanding facilities for our students such as the excellent Institute of Sport and Exercise, the large Main Library which boasts long opening hours, and the Campus Green which provides a beautiful space for students to relax and enjoy campus life.

Don’t forget that we also offer some of the highest-rated student support of any university in the UK, including academic, personal, financial and health support as well as careers guidance.

Key information

Telephone number: 
01382 383838