Forensic Sciences
Virtual Applicant Day

From campus and city tours to information about your degree programme, it's the next best thing to being here

Welcome to Applicant Day

Watch the video and meet our student Shanna who'll welcome you and set the scene for your virtual visit.

Programme Information

Watch the video to learn all about the eye-widening world of Abertay’s practical Forensic Science degree. 

Studying here you’ll experience a hands-on programme that will give you a deep understanding of some of the key areas in forensics. This includes crime scene investigation, evidence packaging and labelling and evidence interpretation in the court of law.

State-of-the-art facilities include an onsite crime scene house and brand new science laboratories.

Our outstanding relationships will see you rub shoulders with industry professionals such as the bomb disposal squad. You'll learn from some of the most talented in the business.



Moving home is a huge part of starting university life.

We have four different halls – three of them are minutes from the campus and city centre. Room types vary from en suites to doubles, single rooms to bedsits.

Click on the accommodation names to find out about each Hall.

Parker House, Parker Street, DD1 5RW

The most modern of the halls and less than five minutes’ walk from Abertay. All rooms are en suite with showers. This hall has social spaces with pool tables, a 24/7 gym and laundry. Close to Tesco/Lidl. Rent from £118.71/week.

See the video and then click on the More About button for more information and photography including room types, pricing and how to apply.

More about Parker House

Lyon Street Halls, Lyon Street, DD4 6RE

A range of rooms from Twins to Premium Singles. Divided into one, two and three bedroom flats. The furthest away of the halls but still only one mile from the University and next to a bus stop. The toilets/showers and kitchens are shared. Free on-street parking and secure bike storage. Close to Lidl. From £81.11/week.

See the video and then click on the More About button for more information and photography including room types, pricing and how to apply.

More about Lyon Street

Meadowside Halls, 19 Bell Street, DD1 1HP

This Hall is on the same street as Abertay, so two minutes’ walk from the campus. Eight flats with shared living areas. All rooms are en suite with showers. A secure bike shed. Close to Tesco/Lidl. From £116.74/week.

See the video and then click on the More About button for more information and photography including room types, pricing and how to apply.

More about Meadowside Halls

An image of a room in the keiller court accommodation.

Keiller Court, Horsewater Wynd, DD1 5DS

About five minutes’ walk from the campus. All double rooms, arranged in flats of five or six room clusters. Shared kitchens/living rooms with two shared showers/toilets per flat. Close to Tesco/Lidl. Secure bike storage. £115/week rent. 

Click on the More About button for more information and photography including room types, pricing and how to apply.

More about Keiller Court

Campus Tour

Watch the video for a quick tour of our facilities. Abertay is right in the heart of Dundee, combining all the advantages of a close-knit campus with the buzz of city centre life.

All the University buildings are within a quarter of a mile of each other, close to shops, bars, clubs, cinemas and coffee shops; and we’re just a few minutes' walk from the bus and train stations.

Rankin House

Aside from the state of the art laboratories, our Forensic Sciences students also have access to specialised crime scene simulation areas such as Rankin House, experience it in 360 degreese below.

Modern Dundee

Want to know more about modern Dundee?

Watch the video to see how our tech and creative industries have reinvented the city.

Student Dundee

Want a student’s eye view of Dundee?

Watch the video and meet our student Farisai who'll show you round her Dundee.

Student Societies

Get involved in over 30 student-run societies, from academic societies like Games Development and Law, to leisure societies like Drama and Renaissance Martial Arts.

If you can’t see a society to fit your needs, the Students Association will gladly help you create a new one.

Find out more

A group of four students in the Abertay University events space located in the Kydd building.

Next Steps

The coronavirus situation is causing a lot of uncertainty but universities are still working to a September start date. Of course we'll update you as guidance becomes available. Also, bear in mind that when you accept our offer, you can still make a decision to defer (start September 2021 instead) up to August.

The next step is to accept (or decline) your offer. Check the UCAS site for your acceptance deadline.

Once you accept our offer, we will email you about start dates, accommodation, registration and so on.

For more information about the application registration process at Abertay, please see our seven steps.

Ask a Question

One of the best things about being at an Applicant Day is being able to ask questions.

We want you to get all the information you need. Whether you'd like to know more about the course(s) you’ve applied for, what it’s like to live in Dundee or anything else. Use the form to ask us a question and we'll get back to you with an answer.

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