University of Dundee

Dundee, Scotland


The University of Dundee (abbreviated as Dund. for post-nominals) is a public research university in Dundee, Scotland. Founded in 1881 the institution was, for most of its early existence, a constituent college of the University of St Andrews alongside United Collegeand St Mary’s College located in the town of St Andrews itself. Following significant expansion, the University of Dundee gained independent university status in 1967 while retaining much of its ancient heritage and governance structure.

The main campus of the university is located in Dundee’s West End which contains many of the university’s teaching and research facilities; the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee Law School, and the Dundee Dental Hospital and School. The university has additional facilities at Ninewells Hospital, containing its school of medicine; Perth Royal Infirmary, which houses a clinical research center; and in Kirkcaldy, Fife, containing part of its school of nursing and health sciences. The annual income of the institution for 2017–18 was £246.2 million of which £74 million was from research grants and contracts, with an expenditure of £255.2 million.

58 in League Table Ranking of The Complete University Guide
Type University Public
Year Founded 1967
Size Large
25,000 Students


2,3,4,5,6 years
Course Durations Available

TEF Rating

This institution did not take part in the TEF. Participation is voluntary.

Courses Available

  • Accounting, Business, Management and Marketing
  • Architecture, Building, Planning and Design
  • Biology and Biomedical Sciences
  • Computer Science and Information Technology
  • Engineering
  • Foreign Studies (Language, Literature and Linguistics)
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Law and Legal Studies
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Natural Sciences
  • Visual and Performing Arts


How to Apply?

Accepts UCAS

For International Students

6.5 Minimum IELTS Score
IELTS Requirement: Required
TOEFL iBT, PTE, CAE, CPE Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of IELTS)
Deadlines and Important Dates
Deadline of application via UCAS for majority of undergraduate courses

Cost and Scholarships

Types of Scholarships Available



Dow Memorial Trust Scholarship
Total Worth £2,000 - £2,500 per year
Eligibility and Requirements All full time Undergraduates studying either Dentistry or Medicine.
Available for International Students Yes
Application Deadline --
Discover Dundee Bursary 2024/25
Total Worth £2,000 first year only
Eligibility and Requirements Students with eligible courses from Europe, Ireland, United Kingdom, England, Northern Ireland,Scotland, Wales
Available for International Students No
Application Deadline --
Rest of UK (RUK) Academic Excellence Bursary - 2024/25
Total Worth £3,000 per year of study
Eligibility and Requirements For students from England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. Be studying an undergraduate degree in any of the university's Schools, excluding Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Health Sciences and Education & Social Work. Be classified as RUK Fee Status, which is confirmed in your offer letter. You must also be resident in the UK.
Available for International Students No
Application Deadline --