Postgraduate funding opportunties at University of Dundee

PhD and Doctoral Courses in Scotland

The University of Dundee’s origins date back to 1881, when it was founded as University College, Dundee. Today, it is one of the UK’s top 25 universities (The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021). Students also rate Dundee highly – with overall satisfaction making them 4th in the UK in the most recent International Student Barometer survey (Autumn 2019).

Why Dundee for postgraduate study

With over 200 taught postgraduate courses to choose from, you’re sure to find something to challenge and inspire you. You’ll also benefit from studying at a university with high rates of graduate employment – in fact, University of Dundee is top in Scotland for 87.4% of graduates entering high skilled employment (The Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020). They also offer a number of fantastic opportunities for you to join as a research student.

Dundee’s research is highly rated by the most recent Research Excellence Framework (2014), which assesses the quality and impact of research submitted by universities across the UK. Dundee was named the top UK University for biological sciences, and achieved excellent results across the STEM subjects – science, technology, engineering & mathematics – where the University’s quality profile was the highest in Scotland. Furthermore, 76% of the University’s research was found to be ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’.

Whilst you study at Dundee, accommodation is your home from home. They have campus accommodation specifically for postgraduate students, so you’re never more than a few minutes from the library or any campus facilities. Alternatively, if you prefer to stay off campus, the Students’ Association (DUSA) can provide you with assistance.

Our scholarships

Studying in the UK can be a large financial commitment. University of Dundee offer a number of scholarships opportunities for international students. Submit your details and Dundee will send you more information on the eligibility criteria and application process.

With high-quality postgraduate courses, world-leading research, and a compact, friendly campus in the heart of the city, it’s no wonder the University of Dundee attracts first-class students from across the globe. With a prestigious reputation and student-first approach, you can be sure you’re making a great choice for your future career.

The City of Dundee

Dundee is ideally situated on the east coast of Scotland, and the University has the perfect blend of state of the art facilities and beautiful architecture. What’s more, you’re never far from a historic building or stunning scenery. Dundee has one of the highest proportions of people in full-time higher education across the UK – at around 1-in-7 of the population, and the city is famously friendly and open. It’s also said to have more hours of sunshine, the purest air and more green spaces than any other city in Scotland – the perfect place to study.

As the UK’s only UNESCO City of Design, Dundee has also been named “Scotland’s coolest city” by The Wall Street Journal, and one of the world’s top destinations to visit by Bloomberg.

Find out more

The online prospectus has details of all courses and research opportunities. You can also email Dundee directly with any queries or call on 01382 383838.

The University are running a series of Online Open Days for before you apply and Online Applicant Visit Days for after you receive an offer to study in Dundee.

Admissions & Student Recruitment

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Tel: 01382 383838

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