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Abertay University

University Profile
98.3% Recommended
  • Tuition: £ 8,000
  • Students: 4,200
  • Male to Female (%): 53 : 47
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  • £1.95 per pint

    Price of a beer at Abertay University

  • N / A students

    People living in halls at Abertay University

  • Average Grad Salary
    19000
  • Full Time Students
    91%
  • Guardian Ranking:
    66
  • Students in work/study
    87%
  • UG : PG Ratio
    89 : 11
  • UK : International
    84 : 16

University Summary

Abertay University is an internationally recognised institution dating back to 1888, when it was founded to offer higher education opportunities to working people in Dundee.

Abertay’s research in psychology, environmental sciences and law is recognised to be of world-class standard, and its courses have professional accreditations from industry bodies including the British Psychological Society and Creative Skillset.

The university is also a UK leader in computer security education, with courses in digital forensics and ethical hacking.

Abertay University’s world-leading development of computer games technology and digital arts degree programmes has resulted in it being named the first UK Centre for Excellence in Computer Games Education.

The university has Skillset Media Academy status (a government scheme recognising excellence in education for industry) and its computer games students have access to a network of local, national and international computer games companies including Rockstar North and Sony for professional support and mentoring.

The campus has a mixture of everything, from the Edwardian Old College to their outstanding and award-winning Bernard King Library. Being Scotland’s leading university for environmental science research, with leading-edge initiatives like the SIMBIOS unit exploring soil bioinformatics, the Urban Water Technology Centre and the Arbertay Centre promoting ‘green’ business practices are examples of the university promoting and caring for the environment.

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University Address:

Abertay University
Kydd Building 40 , Bell Street, Dundee . DD1 1HG

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