Founded in 1888 as Dundee Institute of Technology, the University of Abertay Dundee is a public university located in the city of Dundee, Scotland. Abertay was the first University in the world to offer a computer games degree, and the first in the UK to be recognized as a Centre for Excellence in Computer Games Education. It was also the first university to offer a degree in Ethical Hacking. Dundee is often described as a young city as 1 in every 5 people is a student.
The university offers various degree programs across four teaching schools such as School of Arts, Media and Computer Games; Dundee Business School; School of Science, Engineering & Technology and School of Social & Health Sciences. The research at the university is organized into four main themes like Creative Industries, Environment, Security and Society. The most popular majors at the university are computer games technology, computer arts, forensic science, bioinformatics, and business. University of Abertay has accreditations from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants; Association of International Accountants; Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development; Health Professions Council and Forensic Science Society.
The University has an approximate student population of 4,000 with a student to faculty ratio of 19:1 and an acceptance rate of 20%. Abertay is ranked in the top 25 places in the world to study video game design.
The University of Abertray, Dundee is one of the UK's smallest universities, with many local students. The non-UK students make up almost 20 per cent of the student body with over 60 nationalities represented.
Notable Alumni: Stewart Hosie (Politician), Lesley Brennan (Politician)
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Bachelors: £11,025 per year for International Students
Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.
Undergraduate: 15 January 2018.
Graduate: 22nd July 2018 is the application deadline for September 2018.
Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.
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