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Undergraduate Courses

Accounting and Finance BA (Hons)

Accounting will always be in demand. All organisations need to understand where their finances come from, how they are being used and what is left over. Remember, many CEOs started out as accountants.



Full time | September | Undergraduate View course

Bachelor of Laws LLB (Hons)

Law affects every aspect of our lives - from driving a car or buying a house, to seeking justice as the victim of a crime. Not only is law a prestigious and well-paid profession, but one that is vital to a just and fair society.



Full time | September | Undergraduate View course

Biomedical Science BSc (Hons)

Biomedical Science is at the heart of modern medicine. This degree will give you a deep understanding of the science behind human health, while its professional accreditation will enhance your employability.



Full time | September | Undergraduate View course

Business and Human Resource Management BA (Hons)

Human resource management is all about helping businesses to get the best out of their staff. Sound business skills are core to the success of any organisation. This joint honours programme provides a combination of both fields, invaluable to any company to help improve its overall productivity, performance and profit.



Full time | September | Undergraduate View course

Business Management BA (Hons)

Prepare yourself for the world of business where change is the only constant. A clear understanding of the ways in which complex organisations work will give you a head start in any industry where business graduates are in high demand all over the world.



Full time | September | Undergraduate View course

Civil and Environmental Engineering MEng/BEng (Hons)

If you want to know what the future will look like, ask a civil or environmental engineer. It's up to them to design and build the structures and infrastructures that improve our lives and protect the natural world. Their work involves everything from constructing bridges and energy plants, to designing flood prevention systems.



Full time | September | Undergraduate View course

Civil Engineering BSc (Hons)

The modern civil engineer requires the skills to produce solutions to expensive problems in a safe and environmentally appropriate way.



Full time | September | Undergraduate View course

Computer Arts BA (Hons)

Computer art is everywhere in today's culture, from film and advertising to computer games and gallery installations. Abertay's BA (Hons) in Computer Arts will prepare you for an exciting career in a rapidly expanding industry.



Full time | September | Undergraduate View course

Computer Game Applications Development BSc (Hons)

Computer programmes are the backbone of the games industry. Whether it's creating games and interactive experiences, scripting game mechanics or programming tools, you can be confident you will graduate with an excellent grounding in the computer games industry and beyond.



Full time | September | Undergraduate View course

Computer Games Technology  BSc (Hons)

The UK computer games market, alone, is worth over £4bn, and it is constantly growing and evolving. This world-leading course provides you with the essential skills and knowledge required to develop computer games software, and enter a cutting-edge industry.



Full time | September | Undergraduate View course

Computing BSc (Hons)

Computers are everywhere. They are used in all aspects of work and life, and are constantly evolving. Regardless of your prior experience, this course will provide you with all the knowledge and skills to enter a rewarding career in the computing industry.



Full time | September | Undergraduate View course

Computing and Networks BSc (Hons)

This course focuses on computer networking and internet development. An increasing number of individuals are needed who understand how to design, develop and maintain computer networks.



Full time | September | Undergraduate View course

Criminology BA (Hons)

Criminology asks important questions about crime and society. How do we define crime? What are the causes of crime? What makes someone commit a criminal act and, by knowing this, can we prevent future crimes?



Full time | September | Undergraduate View course

Environmental Science and Technology BSc (Hons)

The world is changing. It's getting warmer, the population is increasing and as such, so is the demand for food and energy. This programme positions you to tackle real-life environmental issues which affect everyone on the planet.



Full time | September | Undergraduate View course

Ethical Hacking BSc (Hons)

Cybercrime is a growing threat. Consequently, the world is seeing a rapid increase in the demand for ethical hackers - computer and networking experts who systematically attempt to penetrate a computer system or network in order to find and fix security vulnerabilities. It's a fascinating field with great career prospects.



Full time | September | Undergraduate View course

Fitness, Nutrition and Health BSc (Hons)

The health and wellbeing industries are booming and yet UK obesity levels have more than trebled in the last 30 years. Promoting fitness and balanced nutrition has never been more important and careers in this area are likely to expand further in coming years.



Full time | September | Undergraduate View course

Food and Consumer Science BSc (Hons)

If food is your passion this programme is for you. You will explore the relationships between food and the consumer and the socioeconomic, legal, technical, ethical and environmental factors that shape food supply and food choice.



Full time | September | Undergraduate View course

Food, Nutrition and Health BSc (Hons)

If nutrition and health is your passion, this programme is for you. You will learn how nutrition impacts our wellbeing and society and how to prepare sustainable, nutritionally balanced foods using secure food supply chains.



Full time | September | Undergraduate View course

Forensic Sciences BSc (Hons)

Forensic science is the application of scientific knowledge and techniques in support of the legal process. Thanks to advances in technology and an increased reliance on forensic techniques by police, this exciting but competitive industry is growing every day.



Full time | September | Undergraduate View course

Game Design and Production Management BA (Hons)

If you are creative, self-motivated and have a passion for games, this programme could be your perfect fit. You get to learn all about game development through team projects, practical work, game studies and engaging with the industry.



Full time | September | Undergraduate View course

Management and the Games Industry BA (Hons)

There’s more to working in computer games than a just a love of gaming. Astute business management skills are vital to making your mark in this exciting industry, worth an estimated £67.7 billion globally.



Full time | September | Undergraduate View course

Marketing and Business BA (Hons)

Marketing is all about understanding what people want, developing a product that satisfies that want and then promoting it - whether that's a new smart phone, a better cup of tea or a national defence system.



Full time | September | Undergraduate View course

Nursing (Mental Health Nursing) BSc (Hons)

Abertay runs the only undergraduate honours-level nursing programme in Scotland with a sole focus on mental health. Public concern about mental health is growing and one in four people in the UK will reportedly experience a common mental health problem each year.



Full time | September | Undergraduate View course

Physical Activity and Health BSc (Hons)

Reducing the nation's health problems is more important now than it has ever been, and the drive to promote physical activity among individuals and communities is key to making us healthier. A multidisciplinary perspective will help you to understand the impact of physical activity, other health behaviours and exercise on the health and wellbeing of individuals.



Full time | September | Undergraduate View course

Psychology  BSc (Hons)

How does your mind affect behaviour in specific situations, and why? Study of the human mind, brain and behaviour is a fascinating and constantly evolving field. Abertay is the best modern university in Scotland for psychology research.



Full time | September | Undergraduate View course

Psychology and Counselling BSc (Hons)

Why do people behave the way they do? What makes people react in certain ways? How can mental health issues be treated? This degree allows you to develop a scientific understanding of human behaviour, a knowledge of mental health and skills in counselling.



Full time | September | Undergraduate View course

Psychology and Forensic Biology BSc (Hons)

The techniques involved in solving crimes are becoming ever more advanced, and analysing why they are committed in the first place is vitally important. Knowledge of both areas will make you a highly sought after graduate.



Full time | September | Undergraduate View course

Psychology and Human Resource Management BSc (Hons)

Why do people behave and think the way they do? You will study how and why your mind affects behaviour in specific situations. You will also develop the knowledge to make significant contributions to the management of people in organisations.



Full time | September | Undergraduate View course

Social Science BA (Hons)

Social science allows you to study human behaviour and society from a variety of angles. This variety provides you with a broad perspective on the world and a diverse range of skills - ideal for today's constantly-evolving job market.



Full time | September | Undergraduate View course

Sociology BA (Hons)

Sociology is all about understanding how people engage and interact in groups, institutions and societies. The study of sociology covers everything from religion and social media, to family life and political revolution, providing you with knowledge and skills for a broad range of careers.



Full time | September | Undergraduate View course

Sound and Music for Games BA (Hons)

A new generation of game consoles and the increasing use of mobile phones as gaming platforms have led to an explosion in the need for creatives who can work with sound and music. If you're a sound engineer, a composer or a coder with a passion for sound, this course will prepare you for a rewarding career



Full time | September | Undergraduate View course

Sport and Exercise - leading to named routes BSc (Hons)

With the UK’s aspiration for sporting success on the world stage, together with the spotlight on the risks of inactivity upon health, it’s an exciting time to be part of a growing industry. This programme uniquely offers flexibility in the choice of your final named degree award.



Full time | September | Undergraduate View course

Sport and Exercise Science BSc (Hons)

The demand for highly qualified sport and exercise scientists is greater now more than ever. This is a consequence of the need to have practitioners able to work with elite athletes and teams, as well as those who can help prevent chronic diseases. We offer you opportunities to achieve the expertise for these roles by spending much of your time conducting practical laboratory work.



Full time | September | Undergraduate View course

Sport and Management BA (Hons)

Whether it be high-performance sport at the Olympics or World Cup, or the development of sport, exercise and physical activity as part of grassroots and community initiatives, the role of management is becoming increasingly important to support these areas.



Full time | September | Undergraduate View course

Sport and Psychology BSc (Hons)

The BSc (Hons) Sport and Psychology degree is unique to Scotland. It examines the sciences underpinning the study of sport: how the mind and body work together for sport performance.



Full time | September | Undergraduate View course

Sports Development and Coaching BSc (Hons)

There has been an increase in the importance of sport in recent years. Grassroots initiatives developing the next generation of athletes, sport development and coaching are thriving areas. This, coupled with the UK’s aspiration for sporting success on the world stage, means there is a demand for well qualified graduates who truly understand the field.



Full time | September | Undergraduate View course

Strength and Conditioning BSc (Hons)

If you are interested in physical performance at all levels of ability, a deep knowledge of strength and conditioning processes will make you stand out in an industry with an ever-increasing profile. This course is unique in Scotland and has a high proportion of practical content.



Full time | September | Undergraduate View course

The Abertay College Transition Programme 

The Abertay College Transition Programme



Full time | August | Undergraduate View course

University Preparation Programme 

The University Preparation Programme is specially designed to help students joining year 1 of an undergraduate degree course to build confidence in your abilities and prepare yourself for your course.



Full time | August | Undergraduate View course

Postgraduate Courses

Computer Games Technology MSc/PGDip

Our MSc Computer Games Technology is designed to equip you with the specialist skills necessary for a career in programming in the Computer Games industry.



Full time | September | Postgraduate View course

Counselling MSc

Studying counselling at a post-graduate level involves developing theoretical understandings, practical skills and a high level of personal awareness and resilience.



Part time | September | Postgraduate View course

Energy, Water & Environmental Management MSc/PGDip

The course is designed to equip you with the knowledge on efficient use of energy and water resources, whilst ensuring sustainability and environmental protection.



Full time and Part time | January | Postgraduate View course

Ethical Hacking & Cyber Security MSc/PGDip

This postgraduate course builds on your existing graduate skills by providing detailed knowledge of electronic attacks and how to defend against the methods used to gain access and exploit a system.



Full time | September | Postgraduate View course

Food and Drink Innovation MSc

This course offers students an extensive, detailed and critical knowledge and understanding of a chosen specialism within food and drink innovation.



Full time | January, September | Postgraduate View course

Graduate Certificate in Counselling Skills 

This course is designed to offer high-quality skills and personal development opportunities to those using counselling approaches and ideas in a wide variety of settings.



Full time | September | Postgraduate View course

International Human Resource Management MSc/PGDip

This taught postgraduate course in International Human Resource Management is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).



Full time | January, September | Postgraduate View course

Mental Health MSc/PGDip/PGCert

The development of integrated health and social care services requires practitioners with interdisciplinary knowledge and skills. This is a new programme designed for those working in a variety of professional backgrounds in the field. Underpinned by a commitment to recovery and evidence-driven approaches, it aims to help you shape your career and contribute to the future of mental health care.



Part time | January, September | Postgraduate View course

Mental Health Nursing (post-registration) MSc/PGDip

The MSc Mental Health Nursing has been designed specifically for motivated and ambitious registered mental health nurses.



Part time | January, September | Postgraduate View course

Professional Masters in Games Development MProf

The Scottish Centre for Excellence in Computer Games Education at the University of Abertay Dundee offers a unique postgraduate experience.



Full time | September | Postgraduate View course

Psychology MSc/PGDip

This course is designed to introduce graduates whose first degree is not in psychology to the core areas that make up this fascinating field of study.



Full time | September | Postgraduate View course