Our core mission at the University of Dundee is to transform lives, locally and globally, through the creation, sharing and application of knowledge.

We are doing that in all sorts of ways. The teaching we offer forms part of a student experience that is consistently rated among the best in the UK, and is producing graduates who are ready to help solve real-world problems and become future leaders across society.

We carry out research that has a real impact on people’s lives, here in Scotland and around the world. We are focused on shaping the future through innovative design, promoting the sustainable use of global resources, and improving social, physical and cultural wellbeing.

Find out more about us through these pages or come and visit us to experience Dundee for yourself.

Professor Sir Pete Downes,
Principal and Vice-Chancellor

Type of Qualification

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • First Degree
  • LLB
  • Master’s Degree
  • Other Undergraduate

Mode of Study

  • Full-time
  • Sandwich

Schools or Faculties

  • Academic Skills Centre
  • Art & Design
  • Business
  • Careers
  • Dentistry
  • Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design
  • Education & Social Work
  • English for International Students
  • Humanities
  • Life Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Nursing & Health Science
  • Science & Engineering
  • Social Science

Job Prospects & Employability

Graduates from the University of Dundee are highly regarded by employers, not only because of the high standard of degree they have received but also because of the wide range of personal and transferable skills that the university environment enables them to develop.

95.9% of our 2013/14 graduates were either in work, further study or due to start work shortly when surveyed 6 months after graduation.

The University Careers Service offers help and guidance to all students throughout their degree and when planning their next steps, continuing for up to 5 years after graduation.


Contact us for international scholarship and Bursary information.

Student Support

We can help with

  • University accommodation
  • study support
  • student and staff ID cards
  • student records, fees, exams and graduation
  • transcripts & official confirmation letters
  • faxing documents
  • international support/visas
  • money issues
  • general wellbeing/support
  • careers advice / CV clinic
  • Citizen Advice Bureau (by appointment).

We can also put you in contact with the right people to help with many other questions.
The University also has its own Citizens Advice Bureau on campus.