Places to Visit in Dundee‎ and why study in Dundee, Scotland

This Is Dundee
  • Dundee has been named a worldwide “hot destination” for 2018 by Wall Street Journal
  • Dundee has been named as one of 10 destinations (Best in Europe) to visit in 2018 by Lonely Planet; the only UK city to get this accolade!
  • Dundee is known as Scotland’s student city with a higher proportion of young people in full-time higher education than any other.

If you’re an educational professional who are looking to progress into management and consultancy, or an educational planning or development role, this is the best degree for you.

Transforming lives

“The University of Dundee has been continuously engaged in world-leading research, and we are committed to being at the forefront of global innovation.”

Professor Fordyce Davidson
Professor of Mathematics, School of Science and Engineering

research 76% of research rated as world-leading or internationally renowned in the most recent REF in 2014, and the No.1 university in the UK for biological sciences

Why Study Here?


TEF Gold Award
in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) – the highest possible rating


One of the UK’s top 30 universities
The Times/ Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019 and The Guardian University Guide 2019


1st in Scotland
Rated 1st in Scotland, 8th in the UK and 22nd in the world
(Times Higher Education Golden Age University Rankings 2018)


2nd in Scotland
for student experience (National Student Survey 2018)


1st in Scotland for Student Satisfaction
Ranked 1st in Scotland, 3rd in the UK and 7th globally for overall average student satisfaction (International Student Barometer, Autumn 2017)

Careers & Employability
Our Alumni
Research Excellence

Excellent teaching at any university is built on a  foundation of outstanding research.

Research at Dundee has been ranked among the very best in the UK in the latest Research Excellence Framework (2014).

Over 30% of our funding comes from research and this translates into world-changing solutions for health, the environment and the economy.


  • High graduate employment
    96.4% of Dundee graduates are in work or further study 6 months after graduation
    (Destinations of Leavers  survey, August 2018)
  • The Careers Service Provides a range of services to help you in enhancing your employability and pursuing your career goals.

o  Events

o  part-time work

o Placements

o  internships

o  graduate jobs

  • We have a diverse and talented community of alumni, which continues to grow.
  • 76% of research was ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally renowned’ according to Research Excellent Framework (REF) 2014
  • 6th for Bioscience
    (Guardian University Guide 2019)
  • Awarded Times Higher Education 2015 Gold Award for Citations – awarded only to the top 10% of universities
  • Top for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)
    in Scotland
  • High graduate employment
    96.4% of Dundee graduates are in work or further study 6 months after graduation
    (Destinations of Leavers  survey, August 2018)
  • Top ranking Student Association
    DUSA (Dundee University Student Association) top-ranking in Scotland and 8th in UK
    (National Student  Survey 2018).