University of Dundee

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The University of Dundee’s key aim is ‘to transform lives, locally and globally, through the creation, sharing and application of knowledge’.

The university has three campuses. The City Campus, Ninewells Campus, for students in the Schools of Dentistry, Medicine and Nursing and Health Sciences, and Kirkcaldy Campus, one of the locations for the School of Nursing and Midwifery.

Courses and specialisms

The university is organised into nine schools containing multiple disciplines. In addition, all of these schools have associated research units:


The university has 3,000 staff and more than 17,000 students from over 145 countries. Around 12,000 study at undergraduate level.

Dundee also has a consistently high rate of graduate employment. According to HESA, 96.6% of students from the 2016/17 academic year went into employment or further study within six months of graduating.

Facilities and services

The City Campus has excellent facilities including lecture theatres, labs, library and IT suites. There is also sporting facilities with a sports centre, swimming pool and tennis courts.

Ninewells Campus is three miles west of the City Campus. Here you’ll find the Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, home to the Schools of Dentistry, Medicine and Nursing and Health Sciences.

Kirkcaldy Campus borders the town of Kirkcaldy in Fife. This campus is one of three locations for the School of Nursing and Health Sciences.

The university also has over 159 societies, run by the Students’ Union.


According to the Guardian University Guide 2020 the University of Dundee’s Law course is ranked No. 4 in Scotland and No. 3 in the UK and the University of Dundee’s Dental School has been ranked as 3rd in UK for Dentistry.

Dundee comes 1st in the Complete University Guide’s ‘Top 10 UK Universities for Forensic Science


Courtesy of University of Dundee

Career Sectors


Chemistry and Materials Science

Food Science and Technology

Mathematics and Statistics


Science General

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Dundee City

City Campus


Kirkcaldy Campus


Ninewells Campus


Off campus