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Undergraduate/bachelors degrees

Apply2 Undergraduate applications should be made online through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS). This is the central admissions service for all universities and colleges of higher education in the UK.

September 2015 Admissions
If you wish to apply for entry in September 2015 entry, please visit the UCAS website to make your application.  The deadline for applications is 15 January 2015.

View our course listings before submitting a UCAS application online for September 2015.

Deferred Entry to September 2016
We regret to advise that the University is unable to consider applications for deferred entry to September 2016.  Applicants considering study in September 2016 should apply through the 2016 UCAS Application Cycle.

Transferring from another University
If you would like to transfer your studies to us from another university, either in the UK or overseas, contact our Student Recruitment hotline on +44 (0) 1382 308080 for more information on how to transfer to a course at Abertay.

Consideration for advanced entry onto our courses will largely depend on the content of your current course and how this compares to the content of our course. Transferring to a course can also depend on how well you have performed on your current course. Where appropriate comparable study is evident, it may be possible for us to award accreditation for prior learning and possibly grant advanced entry onto our course. This is something which is assessed and decided on upon receipt of a completed application form. All applications are considered on an individual basis.

Postgraduate degrees

Applications for postgraduate courses are made direct to the University.   

Postgraduate Research Degree applications
There is no charge to apply for a postgraduate research (MPhil, PhD, Masters by Research) degree - visit the research degrees page.   

Taught Postgraduate Degree applications
There is no charge to apply for a taught postgraduate (Masters) degree online.  Choose the degree you want to study from our course list and click the Apply Online button.

MSc/PGDip Counselling - application deadline: 31 January  

Alternatively, you can download an Overseas Application Form which you should complete and send to the address shown on the last page of the form. 

Part-time study

Apply7 Applications to study undergraduate or postgraduate programmes on a part-time basis should be made directly to the University using our Direct Application Form.

Please note: Part-time study is only applicable to UK and EU students. Overseas (non-EU) students are not eligible for part-time study due to UKBA immigration regulations.

More information – admissions policies and procedures

Our   provide information relevant to all applicants – UK, EU and Overseas (non-EU).

Contact details

Student Recruitment Office
Abertay University, Bell Street, Dundee, Scotland DD1 1HG
T: +44 (0) 1382 308080
Admissions Office
Abertay University, Bell Street, Dundee, Scotland DD1 1HG
T: +44 (0) 1382 308045

If in any doubt about which admissions procedure to use please contact the Student Recruitment Office who will be pleased to advise you.


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