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University of Dundee

Location Dundee City Campus, Dundee United Kingdom
Ranking

# 354QS World University Rankings

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69Undergraduate programs

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76Postgraduate programs

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5QS stars

About University of Dundee

The University of Dundee aims to transform lives, working locally and globally through the creation, sharing and application of knowledge.

We build on our success by investing in excellent facilities, pushing the boundaries of research, and equipping our staff and students with the means to create real-world impact. Dundee’s research is highly rated by the most recent Research Excellence Framework (2022), which assesses the quality and impact of research submitted by universities across the UK. Furthermore, 84% of the University’s research was found to be ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’.

We pride ourselves in offering a wide range of subjects to study and world class teaching facilities. We currently have over 16,000 students studying across a number of subject areas including life sciences, creative arts, business, accountancy, computing, law, engineering, medicine, and dentistry.

We understand that studying in the UK can be a large financial commitment. That’s why we offer scholarship opportunities for international students, including the Global Excellence Scholarship of up to £6,000 per year of study, which is automatically awarded to our most inspiring applicants. 


About University of Dundee

The University of Dundee aims to transform lives, working locally and globally through the creation, sharing and application of knowledge.

We build on our success by investing in excellent facilities, pushing the boundaries of research, and equipping our staff and students with the means to create real-world impact. Dundee’s research is highly rated by the most recent Research Excellence Framework (2022), which assesses the quality and impact of research submitted by universities across the UK. Furthermore, 84% of the University’s research was found to be ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’.

We pride ourselves in offering a wide range of subjects to study and world class teaching facilities. We currently have over 16,000 students studying across a number of subject areas including life sciences, creative arts, business, accountancy, computing, law, engineering, medicine, and dentistry.

We understand that studying in the UK can be a large financial commitment. That’s why we offer scholarship opportunities for international students, including the Global Excellence Scholarship of up to £6,000 per year of study, which is automatically awarded to our most inspiring applicants. 


University information

Our city campus is a self-contained student community where everything is close together and we provide top-class facilities to give students the best experience possible.

Accommodation

The majority of our student accommodation is on or close to city campus, with classes never too far away. All student accommodation at the University of Dundee has single occupancy bedrooms, with an en-suite shower room, in self-contained flats of five to ten students. Each flat has its own kitchen, dining and living space with access to the University’s superfast Wi-Fi.

Library

Located on city campus, Dundee’s main library offers everything you would expect from a modern university library, including a café and relaxation areas, group study rooms with the latest technology, and flexible, creative spaces.

As well as our main library, our students also have access to our libraries at Kirkcaldy, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, and Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design.

Student Services

We offer a range of services which are designed to support students during their studies. The Enquiry Centre is a central hub for all questions, and our team can direct you to available services such as the Student Funding Unit, International Advice Service, Academic Skills Centre and Disability Services.

Institute of Sport and Exercise (ISE)

The Institute of Sport and Exercise is the home of sport and exercise at the University of Dundee. Located on city campus, ISE offer a wide range of indoor and outdoor sports facilities.

These include a state-of-the-art gym and training suite, squash and tennis courts, two sports halls and a swimming pool.

ISE works closely with Dundee University Sports Union, offering more than 40 sports clubs, ranging from traditional sports like netball and golf to Ultimate Frisbee and skydiving. 

Total students

14,302

UG students

78%

PG students

22%

International students

3,629

UG students

61%

PG students

39%

Total faculty staff

953

Domestic staff

49%

Int'l staff

51%

Student life

Dundee is a dynamic and multicultural city with a large student population, and was recently revealed as the most affordable place for students in the UK to live in a study by international education provider Oxford Royale in 2021. Dundee was also recently named the most fun place to be a student in Scotland (Study Inn 2021). 

Our compact city campus has an ideal location in Dundee, with the city’s best shops, cafés, restaurants, and beautiful green spaces within walking distance. There are also museums, art galleries, and theatres close by.

Located on city campus, Dundee University Students’ Association (DUSA) offers facilities including bars, cafés, a nightclub and a convenience store.
DUSA also supports over 250 student societies, bringing together groups of students who all share the same interest. Joining a student society is a great way to make new friends and settle into life at Dundee and with the broad range of societies on offer, students can keep up with a current hobby or try something completely different. 

The University of Dundee has some of the best levels of graduate employment in the UK and is ranked 4 th in the UK for graduates entering professional occupations (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020).

Dundee has a dedicated Careers Service, offering a range of services to help students and graduates enhance their employability and pursue their career goals. 

Careers Advisers are available to support students at every stage of their degree and after they graduate, with one-to-one appointments, CV clinics and mock interviews on offer.  There is also an online JobShop to help students search for part-time work, internships, volunteering opportunities and graduate employment.

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

Tuition Fee/year

9,250 GBP

Tuition Fee (Out of State)

-

International Students

Tuition Fee/year

19,500 GBP

Other Expenses

-

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Rankings & ratings

University of Dundee is one of the top public universities in Dundee, United Kingdom. It is ranked #354 in QS World University Rankings 2023.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #204
  • 2014
    #219
  • 2015
    #=230
  • 2016
    #=261
  • 2017
    #244
  • 2018
    #=267
  • 2019
    #=272
  • 2020
    #302
  • 2021
    #319
  • 2022
    #=322
  • 2023
    #354

Ranking criteria

30.8
Overall
18.9
Academic Reputation
15
Employer Reputation
35.5
Faculty Student Ratio
30.1
Citations per Faculty
99
International Faculty Ratio
69.8
International Students Ratio
57.9
International Research Network
11.8
Employment Outcomes
QS Stars is a rating system that helps you select the right university based on your interests. It provides a detailed look at an institution, identifying which universities rate highest in the specific topics that matter to you, like facilities, graduate employability, social responsibility, inclusiveness, and more.

Available programs

The University of Dundee has more than 200 undergraduate degree courses to choose from, with many offering professional accreditation. Our courses cover a wide range of subjects, from mathematics and astrophysics to English and creative writing.

We currently have over 16,000 students, with around 11,000 studying at undergraduate level. Our students learn from those on the cutting edge of their discipline as well as industry experts, and we offer world-class teaching facilities and learning resources.

We value excellence and we want to continue to attract outstanding applicants to Dundee. This is why we offer a range of scholarships for our applicants, such as the Global Excellence Scholarship, which can provide our most inspiring international applicants with a scholarship of up to £6,000 per year of study.


The University of Dundee offers over 200 taught and research-based postgraduate courses, many of which can be studied on a part-time, full-time or distance learning basis. Our courses cover a wide range of subjects, from international business and finance to forensic art and facial identification.

We currently have over 16,000 students, with around 5,000 studying at postgraduate level. Our students have access to the expertise and guidance of our academic staff and we build on our success by investing in excellent facilities, pushing the boundaries of research, and equipping our staff and students with the means to create real-world impact.

We value excellence and we want to continue to attract outstanding postgraduate applicants to Dundee. This is why we offer a range of scholarships for our applicants, such as the Global Excellence Scholarship, which can provide our most inspiring international applicants with a scholarship of up to £5,000 per year of study.  

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