About Us

Explore our Academic Schools and our Strategic Plan, and find out what it's like to work and study at Abertay University.

We are Abertay University 

Abertay University is based in the heart of Dundee—dubbed Britain's coolest little city by GQ Magazine—on Scotland’s stunning east coast.

Home to approximately 4,000 students, our exciting range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses are designed to prepare you to meet the demands of the modern workplace and make your mark in a variety of industries. Many of our degrees have work placements and industry experience built in, which ensures you hit the ground running. 

Our supportive community will help you thrive, with personalised support, including peer mentoring, mental health counselling and academic advice on hand to make sure you get the most out of your time studying here. 

We're passionate about quality teaching, which was recognised by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, who ranked Abertay's teaching quality top in the UK in 2021 and in the UK top 20 in 2022. 

Wherever your interests lie, you'll find your place at Abertay University.

About Us

Find out about Abertay by clicking the links below.

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The University

Abertay University is based in the heart of Dundee, combining the advantages of a close-knit campus with vibrant city centre life.

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Academic Schools

Our academic structure is based on four schools: Applied Sciences, Business, Law and Social Sciences, Design and Informatics, and the Graduate School.

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Our Strategic Plan

We have been a leader in enabling access to university and preparing students for work for 25 years. Read how we plan to do this for the next five.

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Working at Abertay

Find your dream job at Abertay University. It's our aim to inspire and enable all of our academic and support staff to achieve their full potential.

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Armed Forces Employer Recognition Scheme

We are committed to supporting our armed forces community and upholding the Armed Forces Covenant, also known as the Employer Recognition Scheme.

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Abertay Learning Enhancement (AbLE) Academy

The AbLE Academy provides staff and student development across the University and offers a home for institutional innovation.

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