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UNIVERSITY OF DUNDEE, DUNDEE, SCOTLAND

Dundee, ScotlandLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1881Established Year
  10960Enrollment

University of Dundee: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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Located at Nethergate, Dundee, Scotland, in the United Kingdom, the University of Dundee' is a public research university that can trace its history of creation back to the December of 1881 when the University College Dundee was established, until August 1, 1967 when it received its royal charter. The university has a goal of transforming lives by working locally and internationally to share knowledge and its application through the various mechanisms of the university.

University of Dundee Campus

From the International Student Barometer survey in 2019, the University of Dundee has an overall average satisfaction of 89.1% amongst all international students at Dundee, and this happens to be the highest percentage of any participating Scottish university. Amongst Scottish universities, Dundee is fairly affordable to international students as cost of attendance ranges from 25,000 GBP to 30,000 GBP per annum and there are more than six scholarships and financial aids open to international students. The University is ranked 2nd in subject rankings of Pharmacy and Pharmacology as well as in Dentistry amongst United Kingdom Universities by Complete University Guide in 2021 Rankings

University of Dundee Rankings

The University of Dundee is ranked:

  • 201-250th in the list of World University Rankings and 44th in the list of Impact Rankings by Times Higher Education in 2020
  • 16th in the Young University Rankings 2017 by Times Higher Education.
  • 319th in QS Global World Ranking in 2020.

Highlights

University TypePublic
Establishment Year1967
LocationDundee, Scotland
Campus SettingSuburban
No. of campuses3
Mode of programFull-time/ part-time and online
On campus AccommodationAvailable
Mode of applicationOnline

University of Dundee Campus

  • At the university, there are the City campus, the Ninewells campus, and the Kirkcaldy campus.
  • The University City campus incorporates various buildings among which are 40 conference rooms and more than 36 administrative buildings.
  • There are 12 libraries and exhibition centers at the University of Dundee campuses.
  • There are over 750 personal computers in the university’s library study zones, individual schools, and IT suites.
  • There is campus Wi-Fi in all learning and accommodation areas.
  • The University has over 195 student societies and 43 sports clubs open to all students.
  • Sports facilities at the university include a 25m swimming pool with sauna, four floodlit, all-weather tennis courts, a large state of the art gym and personal training room, two large indoor sports halls, 33 acres of playing fields, amongst others.

University of Dundee Residence

  • There are eight residence halls at the university. These include: Belmont Flats, Belmont Tower, Balfour Flats, Heathfield, Seabraes, West Park Flats and West Park Villas.
  • Belmont Flats, Belmont Tower, Balfour Flats, West Park Flats and West Park Villas are primarily occupied for undergraduate student accommodation.
  • Heathfield is available for postgraduate and exchange students.
  • Seabraes is available for undergraduate, exchange and nursing students.
  • Amenities in residence halls include Wi-Fi, laundry facilities, communal areas, TV, car parking, bike storage, vacuum cleaner, microwave, freezers, utilities, and content insurance.
  • Room features include a bed, desk, wardrobe, chair, notice board, mirror, wastebin, and bookshelf.
  • Accessible accommodations are provided to students with special or medical needs.

University of Dundee Courses

  • There are 246 undergraduate programs and 236 masters programs at the University of Dundee.
  • There are 12 professional doctorates offered at the university.
  • The university also offers eight doctoral training programs.
  • The university offers very different programs in International Mineral Resources Management (Distance Learning) MBA and MBA International Oil and Gas Management (Distance Learning) to students.
  • The university has 10 schools besides other research units. These include: Duncan of Jordanstone College of Arts, School of Business, School of Dentistry, School of Education and Social Work, School of Life Sciences, School of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, School of Science and Engineering and School of Social Sciences
  • Partnered with FutureLearn, University of Dundee offers a plethora of free online programs.
  • Divided into durations of 14, 8, and 4 weeks, the university offers pre-session English programs.

University of Dundee Application Process

University of Dundee accepts applications from students all across the world. International students willing to study at the University must apply for a Tier 4 student visa. The visa procedure takes 3 months so students are advised to apply for admission accordingly to keep sufficient time in hand.

How to Apply?

The process to be followed for admission to the University of Dundee is as follows:

Application portal: UG applicants - UCAS or Dundee Direct Application; PG applicants – Online application form

Application fee: UG applicants – 18 GBP for single program, 24 GBP for multiple programs; PG applicants – No application fee

Application Requirements: The following documents must be submitted along with the application for admission:

  • A-Levels or IB or its equivalent (for undergraduate programs)
  • Bachelor or master's degree or its equivalent (for graduate programs)
  • Personal statement (if required)
  • Interview (if applicable)
  • Passport photograph page
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Academic transcripts
  • CV
  • Two letters of reference
  • Research proposal (if applicable)
  • Work experience (if required)
  • Specific program requirements

English language requirements

English language requirements vary for each program; however, these are the general required tests and their minimum scores are tabulated below:

Tests Minimum scores 
IELTS (academic)Higher Overall: 7.0. 7.0 in all components
Standard Overall: 6.5 Writing: 6.0 5.5 in the other three components 
Lower Overall: 6.0 Writing: 6.0 5.5 in the other three components 
TOEFL (IBT)Higher Overall: 98 Writing: 27 Listening: 24 Reading: 24 Speaking: 23
Standard Overall: 88
Writing: 23; Listening: 21
Reading: 20; Speaking: 20
Lower Overall: 78 Writing: 23 Listening: 19 Reading: 18 Speaking: 18
PTE (Pearson Test of English)Higher Overall: 67 67 in all components
Standard Overall: 62 56 in all components 
Lower Overall: 56 56 in all elements 
Duo lingoHigher: overall of 125 Standard: overall of 115 Lower: overall of 105

University of Dundee Cost of Attendance

  • The cost of attendance for University of Dundee will comprise the tuition fee which depends on the program and level of study and cost of living which depends on the student preferences.
  • The University estimates cost of living for a student to be 1,015 GBP per month for students studying in the UK on a tier 4 visa.
  • The table below summarizes the cost of attendance for students:
ItemAmounts per year (in GBP)
Tuition and fees (undergraduate)18,150
Tuition and fees (postgraduate)18,150
Accommodation4,500-7,500
Transport960
Food888
Interests and hobbies552
Personal expenditure, utilities and miscellaneous 2,000

University of Dundee Scholarships/Financial Aid

  • Financial aid open to international students include grants, scholarships, student jobs, and graduate fellowships.
  • Few examples of scholarships exclusive to international students include:
Scholarship NameEligibility CriteriaAmount Awarded
Global Excellence Undergraduate ScholarshipAwarded to undergraduate international students.5000 GBP
Global Excellence Postgraduate Taught ScholarshipAwarded to graduate international students.5000 GBP
Saltire ScholarshipsAwarded to graduate students from China, Hong Kong, Japan, India, Pakistan, the USA, and Canada.8000 GBP
Chevening ScholarshipFunded by the UK Government to award international postgraduate students to develop global leaders.Full scholarship which includes flights, accommodation, and course fees
Commonwealth Open AwardsOpen to most students from low-income Commonwealth countries.Tuition fees, a monthly stipend, allowances package and travel costs for 1 year

University of Dundee Alumni Network

Alumni members of the University of Dundee enjoy benefits that include:

  • Access to the online Dundee alumni connect
  • Information and access to alumni events
  • Career services
  • Transcripts services
  • Access to the Bridge; a Dundee annual alumni publication

Notable alumni include:

  • Lynda Clark, Baroness Clark of Calton –Judge
  • John Suchet –English author
  • Gary Lightbody –Singer
  • Fred MacAuley –Comedian
  • Frank Doran –former Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom

University of Dundee Placements

There are short and long term internships offered to students by the business school at Dundee. Graduates of Medicine (undergraduates) earned an average of 23,000 GBP to 32,000 GBP a year and 99.3% of them are working according to DLHE data. Undergraduate graduates of Economics at Dundee earned an average of 17,000 GBP to 22,750 GBP and 38% of them were into graduate-level work, 22% were into non-graduate level work while 36% undertook further studies according to DLHE data. According to Emolument, graduates of Dundee are the highest paid working in the legal department and earn 162,031.27 GBP (202,000 USD) yearly on average.

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University of Dundee Overview

Student Population10960
Average Cost of Attendance$21,900 / Year

Attendance Cost

$21,900

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$21,900 / Year
Post Graduate Program$21,819 / Year

Schools, Faculties & Campuses

Business

Dundee Business School

Avg. Fees: $23,958
Address: 1-3 Perth Rd, Dundee DD1 4JW
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    Bus Station

    Hunter Street0.22 Km
    Brown Street0.22 Km
    Blackness Road0.24 Km
    Airlie Place0.25 Km
    Brown Street0.29 Km
    Mcvicars Lane0.3 Km
    Hunter Street0.3 Km
    Blackness Road18.92 Km
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    Pharmacy

    Well Dundee - Nethergate0.38 Km
    Superdrug0.7 Km
    Well Dundee - Albert Street2.08 Km
    Davidson W & Sons2.28 Km
    Davidsons Chemists2.28 Km
    Boots Pharmacy3.29 Km
    Honey Pharmacy Haldane3.54 Km
    LloydsPharmacy3.67 Km
    Rowlands Pharmacy4.73 Km
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    Restaurant

    Agacan Turkish Restaurant0.54 Km
    Don Michele Italian Restaurant0.73 Km
    Malmaison Dundee0.75 Km
    Apex City Quay Hotel & Spa1.21 Km
    Taza1.23 Km
    Domino's Pizza1.25 Km
    Three Star1.58 Km
    Indian Spice2.1 Km
    Tak A Wa2.23 Km
    Premier Inn Dundee North hotel3.6 Km
    Premier Inn Dundee West hotel4.96 Km
    Smithy's5.99 Km
    The Fort Hotel6.56 Km
    Subway6.61 Km
    Indos Restaurant6.81 Km
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    Book Store

    Oxfam0.77 Km
    Bell Street News0.8 Km
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    Wellgate Centre1.03 Km
    Gallagher Retail Park1.49 Km
    The Stack Retail Park2.25 Km
    Kingsway West Retail Park2.74 Km
    Oor willie3.38 Km
    All Creature Comforts Dog Walking & Pet Sitting4.31 Km
    Asda delivery4.59 Km
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    Dundee Airport2.1 Km
    TEVCO2.19 Km
    Ninewells Hospital Helipad3.7 Km

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