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 students

The university is organised into ten 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 of over 70 nationalities. Around 12,000 study at undergraduate level. 

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 200 societies, run by the Students’ Union.


The University of Dundee is ranked 1st equal in the UK with the University of Glasgow for Medicine in the Complete University Guide 2021.

In the same guide, the university ranks 1st for Medical Technology.

The university is named as the University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.


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