University of Dundee

Dundee | Grampian and Tayside

Diverse local nightlife Political Varied union activities City Campus By the sea

Ucas code: D65

We're an established university with a progressive and dynamic outlook. Never complacent, we constantly strive to build on our achievements: investing in excellent facilities, pushing the boundaries of research and developing new ways of e-learning. Everything you need can be found on campus, although the attractions of the city are only a few minutes away.
Source:University of Dundee website

What students say about this university

Dialog 711 comments (200 students)
    • Everyday expenses

      Dundee has a lot of budget shops, and it's far cheaper than Glasgow, Edinburgh or Aberdeen.

      2013, 1st year, Clinical Medicine

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    • The upside

      Lecturers explain the law with clear examples and provide extra support after class

      2012, 4th year, Scottish Law

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    • Academic Experience

      There is a good mix of theoretical explanation and practical labs to apply the knowledge gained in lectures. Coursework is...

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      2013, 1st year, Computer Science Not Elsewhere Classified

      Academic Experience

      There is a good mix of theoretical explanation and practical labs to apply the knowledge gained in lectures. Coursework is weekly and graded promptly for constant feedback on your progress. Private computer labs just for Computing students means not having to worry about not finding a computer in the crowded library.

      2013, 1st year, Computer Science Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Student Union

      great range of activities, social groups, dj nights etc

      2014, 3rd year, Social Work Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • The downside

      Security in students union

      2013, 1st year, History By Topic Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Sport

      there are lots of spprts clubs, team and groups to join, and a fab well equipped gym

      2014, 3rd year, Social Work Not Elsewhere Classified

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How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Varied union activities

79%

HIGH

Political

60%

HIGH

Diverse local nightlife

77%

HIGH

Sporty

71%

MED

Creative

66%

MED

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
Student score 84% HIGH
Average graduate salary £21.8k HIGH
% of graduates in work or further study 97% HIGH

Overall student satisfaction

90%

of students are very or quite satisfied with this university

Number of students

15,180

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

67%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

31%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

62%

of students are female

Young / Mature

20%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

17%

of students here are from outside the UK

Student union satisfaction

88%

of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union

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