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Dundee Business School Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

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The Dundee Business School is a business school of the University of Dundee. Around 17000 students are enrolled in the university. About 25% of students studying at the University of Dundee are of international origin. The School of Business offers admission to undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

  • Students can take admission with the help of accredited agents of the University of Dundee, in their country of residence.
  • Students should apply for their visas at least three months earlier than the start date of the program.
  • Conditional Admission is offered through the International College Dundee’s several pathway programs.
  • All undergraduate programs start in September and postgraduate taught courses start in January and September.
  • Undergraduate applicants have to apply through UCAS.


Application PortalUCAS Application/University Application
Application FeeUndergraduate: £18 (Single Course), £24 (Multiple Course)
Postgraduate: None
Intake SessionsSeptember and January
Academic CalendarSemester-based
English Proficiency RequirementIELTS/TOEFL/CAE/PTE Academic
Admission Contact+44 (0)1382 383838

Dundee Business School Application Deadlines

Undergraduate students applying to the Dundee Business School have the same application deadline for all programs, as required by the UCAS. Graduate candidates have to apply to the postgraduate program through University’s application. Postgraduate applications can be submitted for September or January session.

UndergraduateJanuary 15
PostgraduateRolling Admission

English Proficiency Requirement for International Students

International applicants whose first language is not English are required to meet the English Language Requirements, to apply for undergraduate and postgraduate programs at Dundee Business School.

Candidates can submit UKVI approved English Language Proficiency Test scores or submit a previous qualification that proves their English levels or complete the English Language course at the University of Dundee.

The minimum scores required for UKVI approved tests are tabulated below. The criteria as mentioned by the University vary as Higher, Standard and Lower. Standard score is valid for most of the courses in the university, while some courses require the Higher or Lower scores:

TestsMinimum Required Score HigherMinimum Required Score StandardMinimum Required Score Lower
IELTS Academic7.0 (7.0 in each component)6.5 (6.0 in writing and 6.0 or at least 5.5 in the rest)6.0 (6.0 in writing and 5.5 in the rest)
CAE / CPE185 (176 in each skill)176 (169 in each skill)169 (169 in each skill)
PTE Academic67 (62 in each skill)62 (56 in each skill)56 (56 in each skill)
TOEFL iBT98 (24 in Listening, 24 in Reading, 23 in Speaking, 27 in Writing)88 (21 in Listening, 20 in Reading, 20 in Speaking, 23 in Writing)78 (19 in Listening, 18 in Reading, 18 in Speaking, 23 in Writing)

Visa Process for International Students

Applicants can apply for a visa after receiving an unconditional offer of entry to the program of their choice. The candidates have to apply for Tier 4 UK Visa or General Student Visa. Students should apply at least three months before the start date of the program.

The University of Dundee issues the Admissions Letter and Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) after the student provides the following:

  • Proofs of advance payment i.e. bank statement or transaction receipts/scanned copy of sponsorship letter demonstrating how tuition fees are going to be paid.
  • Completion of the Previous Study in the UK form.
  • Deposit 300 GBP for securing accommodation.
  • Scanned copy of transcripts, English Language Certificate, passport, and degree certificate.

The following documents are required for visa processing after the institute issues CAS:

  • CAS number
  • Current passport
  • Current passport photograph
  • Evidence of funding to meet living expenses
  • Bank statement or sponsorship letter
  • Original documents for qualification and English translations of the same (if applicable)
  • ATAS certificate (if applicable).

Dundee Business School Undergraduate Admission

Dundee Business School offers 40 undergraduate programs. Students have to register with UCAS to apply to any undergraduate course. Students from international countries have to provide UKVI approved English Language Proficiency Test scores. Conditional admission through the Pathway Programs, offered by the International College Dundee, is available for students not meeting the language criteria. Such students can also register for Pre-Sessional English Courses.

Where to Apply: UCAS Application

Admission Requirement:

  • Educational transcripts (both original and translated in English)
  • A valid passport
  • English Language Certificate
  • Proof of funding.

Admission criteria for international students entering undergraduate first year are based on their country of residence. Students can find a complete list of countries here. Admission criteria for some of the countries are tabulated below:

IndiaOverall 60% in CBSE/ISC/State Board’s 12th standard examinations.
NepalHigher Secondary Education Certificate (HSC)
BangladeshOne year at a recognised university/UK Foundation Program after Intermediate or Higher Secondary School.
SingaporeA Levels
MalaysiaMalaysia Higher School Certificate (STPM) with suitable grades
Sri LankaAdvanced Level Examinations

Dundee Business School Postgraduate Admission

Dundee Business School offers 36 postgraduate taught courses. The minimum criteria to apply for a postgraduate taught course is to have to an Upper Second Class Honours Degree.

Where to Apply: University of Dundee Application

Application Fee: None

Admission Requirements for International Students:

  • Scanned copy of University Degree Certificate
  • Scanned copy of transcript/mark-sheet in English
  • An English Language proficiency certificate

Entry requirements for few countries are tabulated below:

India55% or above from University of Delhi/Mumbai/Calcutta/IITs and IIMS or Bachelors Degree with at least 60% equivalent to UK 2.1 degree or Bachelor's Degree with at least 55% equivalent to UK 2.2 degree
Nepal4 years Bachelor Degree with 70% or above/3 years Bachelors Degree + Masters Degree with 70% or above/4 years Bachelors Degree + Masters Degree with 65% or above
Bangladesh4 years Bachelor Degree from a reputed university with a score of 3.0 out of 4.0 equivalent to UK 2.1 /a score of 2.7 out of 3.0 equivalent to UK 2.2.
SingaporeBachelor's Degree (Honours) with a score of 60%/B/3.0 (equivalent to UK 2.1)or a score of 50%/C/2.7 (equivalent to UK 2.2)/ Bachelor's Degree from Singapore Management University of Singapore University of Technology & Design
MalaysiaBachelor's Degree with a score of at least 3.0 i.e. equivalent to UK 2.1 or a score of 2.5 i.s. equivalent to UK 2.2 degrees.
Sri Lanka4 year Bachelor Degree from a recognised university with a score of 60% to 74% (equivalent to UK 2.1) or 55-59% (equivalent to UK 2.2)

Note: Students can find a complete list of countries and the admission requirements here.

The course-specific entry requirements for some courses are tabulated below:

ProgramEntry Requirements
International Business (MSc)A second class Honours Degree or equivalent; Personal Statement demonstrating interest in the program, work experience etc.
International Banking and Finance (MSc)A lower second class degree or equivalent in any subject
International Accounting and Finance (MSc)A degree equivalent to UK 2.2 in accounting/finance/relevant discipline
Business Research Methods (MRes)A degree in Accounting or Finance

An undergraduate UCAS application to Dundee School of Business can have three outcomes: Unconditional Offer to perfectly qualified applicants, Conditional Offer to applicants whose admission is dependent on the fulfilment of certain conditions and Rejection.

For Conditional Offer, students have to meet the qualifications by August 31. Candidates can track their applications through UCAS Track. For postgraduate taught courses, there are limited seats in some programs, so early applications are advised by the institute.

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