University of Dundee
University of Dundee

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University of Dundee Ranking

33

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University of Dundee Location

Scotland

University of Dundee

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University Ranking

33

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Scotland

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Key Information
Location Dundee, Scotland
Established 1881
Percent International Students 12.9%
Famous For Medicine, Dentistry, Art & Design
International Fees £14,950-17,950
Key Information
Location Dundee, Scotland
Established 1881
Percent International Students 12.9%
Famous For Medicine, Dentistry, Art & Design
International Fees £14,950-17,950

Overview

Discover the University of Dundee, a university that transforms lives, locally and globally, through the creation, sharing, and application of knowledge. Dundee has pioneered innovations as diverse as keyhole surgery and flat-screen technology and is a university with a social purpose, building on long-standing values.

Dundee is not afraid to act purposively to make a real difference in the world. Working together as a community to deliver positive change.

The University was founded in 1881 with the objective of providing equal opportunity for education, regardless of sex or religion, whilst also being the first university in the UK to educate men and women side by side. At the University of Dundee, you’ll get more than just a highly valued and recognised education; you’ll discover a multicultural study destination like no other.

University of Dundee

Based in and around the city of Dundee on the central east coast of Scotland, a focus on vocational and professional degrees means that Dundee scores well in terms of graduate employment, and only Oxbridge graduates have higher average starting salaries.

Dundee has scored highly in terms of student satisfaction in recent years, and lots of degrees at the University include a career planning and internship option, with students given their own personal development website to work within.

Services for International Students

Moving to a new city or country can be a daunting challenge, so the University of Dundee provide the support and guidance to help you transition into university life and achieve your educational goals.

To experience university life to the full, support services and staff are on hand to help, whether it is for practical, personal, health, academic or financial support. Pre-sessional English courses and free English language lessons for international students are available and cover academic writing, seminar skills, listening and note-taking.

Ranking

The University's Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, School of Medicine and School of Dentistry are all internationally renowned and rank consistently high in UK league tables. The University of Dundee subjects of anatomy and physiology, dentistry and social work all feature in the top ten subject rankings in the UK.

84% of University of Dundee was assessed as ‘world leading' or ‘internationally excellent’ in the REF 2021. For the second successive REF, Dundee is the top university in the UK for Biological Sciences and also recorded strong performances in its clinical-related research, in the areas of Clinical Medicine and Allied Health Professions.

Accommodation

Dundee accommodation is typically within walking distance of the main campus. If you apply as an undergraduate student before the deadline, you are guaranteed to be offered a room (terms and conditions apply). The university can also assist with finding private accommodation.

Location

Dundee is the fourth-largest city in Scotland and lies on the country's east coast on the River Tay, surrounded by hills and farmland. It has some of the lowest living costs for UK students and is Scotland’s sunniest city, the first UNESCO City of Design in the UK and home to the V&A Dundee Museum.

Dundee Airport flies direct routes into London City Airport for those wishing to connect from either Heathrow or Gatwick. At the same time, other Scottish airports such as Glasgow, Edinburgh or Aberdeen also offer international destinations.

Alumni

  • Sir Robert Alexander Watson-Watt (Pioneer of Radar)
  • Gary Lightbody (Snow Patrol)
  • Sir James W. Black (Pharmacologist and Nobel Laureate)
  • Alan Johnston (BBC journalist)
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