School of Business, Law and Social Sciences

We build global change makers in Business, Law and Social Sciences.

Our vision is to give you the confidence and capabilities to rise to the work challenges of the 21st Century.

We want you to gain the knowledge, aptitude and competence to succeed in your chosen field. We deliver a broad range of degrees, from Accounting to Human Resources, Sociology to Marketing. Our degrees are student-focused, well-grounded in evidence, and forward-looking.

Our staff and students come from diverse places and cultures. The faculty members come from academic, professional and commercial backgrounds. As well as being academic experts, we have well-established links with industry and business. This means your course material and research covers current and emerging trends.

Our alumni work in all kinds of organisations. Their jobs include management, marketing, social care, administration, legal, accounting and financial roles.

Why not join them, and let us guide you at this vital stage in your career and personal development.

Dean of School

Professor Mohamed Branine

School Divisions

There are three specialised divisions in this School:

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Division of Sociology

Degrees in Sociology, Criminology and Social Science give you the knowledge you need to make sense of the modern world.

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Division of Law

Our Law degree is in the top ten of all UK universities. With work placements and overseas studies, our legal degrees are LLB accredited.

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Division of Accounting, Business and Management

All aspects of business learning from management to accounting, HR to marketing. We train you thoroughly for the world of business.

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ABERTAY NEWS17/02/2021

Abertay to lead on low carbon food and drink innovation

Transform Net-Zero project is funded through the Low Carbon Challenge Fund

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ABERTAY NEWS17/12/2020

Student who left school with no Highers awarded law scholarship

Jonathan Jarvis had an incredible journey to university

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ABERTAY NEWS16/12/2020

Positive impact for police officers equipped with mobile devices

Abertay University was involved in research assessing the impact

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ABERTAY NEWS25/11/2020

Abertay student makes final of national law competition

Michael Davidson is to compete in the national finals of a prestigious compet...

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ABERTAY NEWS01/10/2020

Abertay’s Konglomerate Games wins Santander Entrepreneurship Award

Konglomerate Games wins top prize of £30,000 at the 2020 annual Santander Uni...

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ABERTAY NEWS25/06/2020

Project to explore using VR, apps and videogames to tackle loneliness

i2i involves multiple partners from across Europe

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ABERTAY NEWS11/06/2020

Free upskilling courses launched as businesses adapt to Covid-19

The digital marketing qualifications are available online and include live te...

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ABERTAY NEWS12/03/2020

BLOG: The UK’s failure to ensure equal access to books for the print-disabled

An opinion piece by lecturer Jade Kouletakis

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ABERTAY NEWS28/11/2019

Abertay lecturers to debate Scottish independence days before General Election

More than 300 high school pupils will attend

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ABERTAY NEWS14/11/2019

Students to explore 'green criminology'

A new module will analyse a wide range of environmental issues.

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ABERTAY NEWS13/11/2019

Students pitch real-world business solutions

Heineken and BT among businesses to take part in Innovation for Global Growth

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ABERTAY NEWS11/07/2019

Abertay agrees partnership with Al-Maktoum College

An articulation agreement has been signed

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