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Abertay University

3.9 out of 5 (52 ratings / 40 reviews) Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
Abertay can offer you everything you might look for from a university – industry-relevant programmes in a diverse range of subjects, with accreditations from professional bodies, and great career prospects. 

Bachelor's programmes

Applied Sciences & Professions (2)
Arts, Design & Architecture (2)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (2)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Humanities (1)



In everything we do, Abertay University will strive to:

  • Ensure excellence
  • Be innovative
  • Be professional
  • Be fair, inclusive and transparent
  • Provide the best possible student experience
  • Demonstrate the highest standards of leadership and governance
  • Provide appropriate and high quality facilities


The interdisciplinary Research and Knowledge Exchange strategy, called R-LINCS (Research-Led Innovation Nodes for Contemporary Society), bridges conventional boundaries between research disciplines and devises innovative approaches to address applied research questions. In practice, this means that experts from a range of disciplines, often working with external partners, pool their talents to address the complex problems that modern society faces.


The Careers Service can support your career planning in a number of ways, including:

  • Developing your employability skills
  • Identifying potential career options
  • Helping you to find work experience
  • Helping you to understand and demonstrate the skills needed to market yourself to employers

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Student services

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Student Life

Campus life

  • The University is conveniently located on a city centre campus, with all of its buildings within a quarter of a mile of each other. Shops, recreational facilities and the main bus and train stations are a short walk away. 
  • The main buildings - Old College, Kydd Building, Student Centre and Hannah Maclure Centre - are in the Bell Street complex, grouped around the University's award-winning library. There's always a busy atmosphere around the Abertay campus, as students come and go to lectures, meet with staff, study for exams, and attend tutorials and seminars.

Sports facilities

Sport and physical activity at Abertay University is as much a part of university life as attending lectures and tutorials. Although a small university, Abertay offers a wide range of clubs from the traditional sports such as rugby and football to the more diverse sports such as triathlon and dance.

Student Reviews

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

My experience has been mostly positive. The application process was frustrating and I had to keep chasing the university to find out the course start date as I needed to give notice to my work. However, since actually starting the course everything has been great. The course has changed my life for the better, I've made close friends and the staff are second to none. I...

Provided by ESN rated 4 out of 5 stars

Abertay University is a small university that makes the atmosphere in the classroom nicer.

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I provided me a valuable lesson an enhanced me to developed my motor skills an I got accounting degree with a high level of service an lifestyle resources .

Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom

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