The University of Dundee is a public university located in Dundee, Scotland which was August 1, 1967, came into formal existence by virtue of a Royal Charter. The university has an acceptance rate of 38%. More than 18000 plus students from 145 countries are studying at the university. Admission at the University of Dundee takes place in two intake sessions, that is, Semester 1 and Semester 2. Semester 1 takes place from September to December and Semester 2 takes place from January to May.
The University of Dundee is divided into 10 schools that offer numerous undergraduate and postgraduate courses in multiple disciplines.
Following are the tests that are temporarily accepted due to the Coronavirus pandemic:
In the wake of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), following are the steps taken by the University:
Following are the highlights of the University
|Admission portal||Common App; UCAS; Online|
|Application fee||Single Choice: 20 pound;|
Multiple Choice: 2020 entry: 25 pound, 2021 entry: 26 pound
|Average SAT score||1200|
|Average ACT score||27|
|Mode of payment||Credit or Debit Card, Bank Transfer|
|Intake sessions||Semester 1 (September to December)|
Semester 2 (January to May)
|International Student Percentage||22%|
Students are recommended to follow the deadlines and start their admission process well before time to ensure a smooth application process and enough time for visa procedures. Following are the general admission deadlines of undergraduate courses:
|UCAS Undergraduate Apply opens||May 21|
|Last day to send an application by 18:00 (UK time). After that, it will go into clearing.||June 30|
|Final deadline for applications||September 21|
|Accounting, Management and Strategy MSc||September 4, 2020|
|Advanced Practice MSc||September 4, 2020|
|Anatomy & Advanced Forensic Anthropology MSc||September 4, 2020|
University accepts international students for numerous UG and PG courses provided they have completed their application within the deadlines and submitted the additional documents required.
Admission Portal: Common Application; or UCAS; or Online
International students who are looking forward to applying to the University of Dundee must demonstrate their proficiency in English.
International English Language Qualifications:
|India||Minimum Grade in English Element:|
Lower & Standard
|Minimum Grade in English Element: Higher|
|Standard XII (when awarded by CBSE, CISCE and the following State Boards: Maharashtra, West Bengal, Karnataka, Assam, Goa, Tamil Nadu)||70%||80%|
|Standard XII (when awarded by the following State Boards: Gujrat, Kerala, Andhra, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, Telangana)||80%||90%|
|China||a Chinese High School Graduation Certificate with 75% or HuiKao score of 75%.||an overall average grade of 75% or higher|
|Singapore||Singapore GCE A-Levels are considered equivalent to GCE A-Levels||A Bachelor (Honours) degree from Singapore with at lesat 60%/B/3.0|
|GCE A Level||C|
|GCE AS Level||C|
|GCE O Level||C or 4|
|GCSE/IGCSE English as a First Language||C or 4|
|GCSE/IGCSE English as a Second Language||B or 6|
|International Baccalaureate (IB)||SL4 or HL4|
To study in the United Kingdom, students can need to first decide which type of visa is required. Short-term study visa is valid up to 6 months for most short courses and can be extended up to 11 months for English language courses, whereas a Tier 4 Student Visa is used for a longer course.
You can apply for it three months in advance once you have been accepted into the college.
Following are the requirements for visa:
Following are some optional/additional requirements that may be asked for:
Once your visa application is successful, you will get your passport back and you will have 30 days to enter the UK where you will book an appointment at a visa application centre to submit your biometric information and documents. Make sure to print your UKVI checklist and take it to your appointment.
Requirements are country-based. Undergraduate admission at the University of Dundee generally have the same entry requirements with the exception of Dentistry and Medicine. The students applying for such programs are encouraged to take college prep courses in high school.
Admission portal: Common App; or UCAS; or
Graduate admissions have their own entry requirements. Students can contact Admissions for other equivalent options. Letters of recommendation play a huge role and can give an applicant a boost in his application even with an average score sheet.
Admission portal: Online
Following are details on some of the programs in this university:
|Requirements||Management and Entrepreneurship MSc||Nursing & Health MSc||Forensic Dentistry MSc||M. SC in International Banking||Psychological Therapy in Primary Care MSc|
|GMAT/GRE||Not required||Not required||Not required||Not required||Not required|
|Essay/Personal Statement||Required||Not required||Not required||Required||Not required|
|Work Experience||Required||Recommended||Highly recommended||Required||Highly Recommended|
|Professional CV or Resume||Required||Recommended||Recommended||Required||Recommended|
|Letter of Recommendation||Recommended||Recommended||Recommended||Recommended||Recommended|
|Interview||Not required||Not required||Not required||Not required||Not required|
Following are some of the frequently asked questions about regarding admissions:
Ques. When should I apply at University of Dundee?
Ans. Students must apply as soon as possible at University of Dundee. Seats for most courses are limited and the sooner students apply, the students not only have a wider option to choose from but the University can also help them with any requirement quickly and efficiently.
Ques. What qualifications do I need to apply at University of Dundee?
Ans. Most courses do not have entry requirements. However, some significant course work is essential to ensure that students are capable of the degree-level study from University of Dundee.
Ques. I have made my application and have not heard from the University of Dundee.
Ans. University of Dundee will get back to you as soon as the decision is made. Please continue to check UCAS Track or MyApplications on eVision.
Ques. Can I combine scores from more than one IELTS Test while applying at University of Dundee?
Ans. This shall be considered on a case by case basis at University of Dundee.
Ques. What if I do not meet my English Language requirements in case I apply for a course at University of Dundee?
Ans. The University of Dundee accepts various English language qualifications including local qualifications. If students cannot meet either, they also offer Pre-Sessional English Courses online.
Ques. My university is closed and I am unable to obtain a copy of my transcripts, how can i send the documents at the University of Dundee?
Ans. If you are unable to obtain your transcripts, a screenshot or photograph of the transcript along with a letter from your University, on the institution’s headed paper, confirming your completed degree will be accepted at University of Dundee. Following details must be included in both: full name, date of birth, name of award, date of award, Grade/GPA/Classification, Name of institute.
The University takes into consideration multiple factors such as your curriculum, ranks, GPA, profile, relevant test scores, letters of recommendations, work experiences, extra-curricular activities showing leadership qualities, so on and so forth. Students must apply as soon as possible due to the limited number of seats. It is important that you showcase your skills through your personal essay, add any extracurriculars in your resume so as to stand out.