Computing, Ethical Hacking and Cybersecurity
at Abertay

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Subject Information - Computing, Ethical Hacking and Cybersecurity

Abertay has been instrumental in building the city of Dundee as a global hub for computing and gaming and is poised to become Scotland’s capital of cybersecurity. Recently awarded UK Centre of Excellence for Cyber Security Education, an £18 million cyberQuarter project will bring a new research and development centre to its campus to gather students, academics and organisations to help solve global cybersecurity challenges.

Our Computing and Ethical Hacking degrees were ranked in the UK Top 10 for student satisfaction with teaching, course and feedback by the Guardian University Guide 2020.


Dean of School Welcome

Activities in Cybersecurity department

Differences between Computing based degree programmes at Abertay

Computing course – tutor video

Ethical Hacking course – tutor video

Cybersecurity course – tutor video

Guides and booklets 

Meet Our Students

Current students

My favourite places to hang out in Dundee: Ruairidh 

Why I chose to study at Abertay University: Ellora

Being a mature student at Abertay University: Rhuari

Being an International student at Abertay: Gabriela

Differences between college and university from a student perspective: Thomas

Why I like studying at Abertay: Megan

Our graduates

What our grads did next

Graduate stories

Uni Life

Students talk about uni life during the pandemic:





An Abertay Student on a blue coloured background

Campus and City

Go ahead and look inside for videos of our campus, library, halls of residence and about the beautiful and exciting city of Dundee.

Campus Tours

City of Dundee

Visit our chat rooms

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Visit out chatrooms

A big part of Applicant Day is getting your questions answered. We have a host of different chatrooms by academic subject and other categories. Our friendly lecturers, support staff and students are waiting.

You can choose to type a question on the public chat or choose someone in the chatroom to send a direct message.