Dundee University is a public research university based in Dundee. Established in 1881, it became a college of the University of St Andrews in 1897. In 1967, the university obtained an independent University status and in 2017 celebrated 50 years of independence as university.
Over the years the university has merged with Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Northern College of Education and Fife and Tayside Schools of Nursing.
University of Dundee is the University of the Year for Student Experience (Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020) and is one of the top 30 universities in the United Kingdom (The Guardian University Guide 2020).
The Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design is one of the top classified art schools in the UK, while the University of Dundee School of Medicine ranks among the top 5 in the UK. According to the Guardian University Guide 2020, Dundee is also 1st in Scotland and 4th in the UK for Law.
The University is home to around 16,500 students and more than 3,000 employees, helping make Dundee a truly student-friendly city. Over a quarter of its staff and students come from over 140 nations.
City Campus-The main campus is located within the City of Dundee's West End, close to city center.
Kirkcaldy Campus-The School of Nursing and Health Sciences has a campus on Forth Avenue, Kirkcaldy, Fife. It offers degrees in Nursing, Midwifery and other health related subjects. Placements are available at Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy.
Dundee is the fourth-largest city in Scotland, surrounded by hills and farms on the east coast of the country along the River Tay . The cost of living for students in the Dundee is 14% lower than the average of the UK. It is also the sunniest city of Scotland filled with stunning landscapes and lovely architecture.
All new entrants who apply by the time limit are guaranteed accommodation.
Nearly 1600 beds located in 4 sites that share kitchen and dining space in cluster flats.
All accommodation are self catering accommodations, single-chamber rooms with en-suite toilet and bathroom, Wi-Fi and university cable connections.
Awarded University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.
24th in the Times University Guide 2020
29th in the Guardian University Guide 2020
302nd in the QS World University Rankings 2020
The university was awarded a gold ranking in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)
University has also rated 3rd in the UK for satisfaction with teaching and 8th for course satisfaction,
Student Teacher Ratio ( Number of students per staff)
Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design
School of Business
School of Dentistry
School of Education and Social Work
School of Humanities
School of Life Sciences Learning and Teaching
School of Medicine
School of Nursing and Health Sciences
School of Science
School of Social Sciences
Study Options Available
Why University of Dundee?
One of the World's Top 200 Universities
Dundee has a lower cost of living than the UK national average.
Teaching is ranked highly in the top.
small class sizes provides highly personalised education.
How to Reach? Or Travel
In Dundee, everything can be reached by foot, bicycle or public transport. The university campus and the accommodation are a 5-minute walk from the city centre.
The city is located on the main East Coast train route, with direct connections to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Newcastle, London and other cities across the UK. 90% of Scotland can be reached within 90 minutes.
Dundee Airport operates daily flights to London City Airport while major airports are in Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow.
University also runs a free night bus for students within the city boundary.
Gary Lightbody – lead singer of the band Snow Patrol.
James McIntosh – food writer.
John Suchet – news anchor.
Susan Philipsz OBE – 2010 Turner Prize winner.
Sir James W. Black – notable pharmacologist and Nobel Laureate.
Margaret Fairlie – gynaecologist and first female professor at a university in Scotland.
Donald Findlay QC – criminal defence advocate.
Nhial Deng Nhial – Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Republic of South Sudan.
Johanna Basford OBE – illustrator.
English Language Requirement:
UG and PG:
IELTS – 6.0 – 6.5 with no band less than 5.5 – 6.0.
TOEFL – 78-98 overall, 19-24 in Listening, 18-24 in Reading, 18-23 in Speaking, 23-27 in Writing.
PTE – 56 – 67overall, including at least 56 – 62 in all four skills.
The Requirements may Defer for few Programs.
More Details on these Requirements can be found HERE.
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Overall cost of living
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