Abertay University

Abertay University is a public university located in Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom. Abertay offers a wide range of bachelor's degree programs in Business, Law, Engineering, Social Sciences, Game Design, Law and more.

  • Average Tuition GBP 14,200
  • Students 5,084
  • International Students 26%
  • Total Annual Cost GBP 20,800
  • Intakes August. January
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

Abertay University offers a variety of bachelor's degree programs such as Accounting and Finance, Biomedical Science, Game Design and Production, Nursing, Psychology and more. Abertay is one of Scotland's top modern and leading universities, highly ranked for its academic performance. 

Abertay is home to more than 5,000 students, of which 800 students come from about 60 countries around the world. The school's central campus location places students in the heart of Dundee and all transport links, shopping malls and civic amenities. Abertay has some of the most innovative and well-designed buildings in the UK and its library and student centre have set the standard for universities across the UK. The student library at Abertay has a collection of 150,000 books and journals. Students at Abertay can choose to live at one of its five self-catered residence options ranging from single rooms to multi-occupancy flats. All of Abertay's self-catered residences are equipped with modern and essential facilities including kitchen appliances, Wi-Fi connectivity and 24 hours security.

  • 01Offers world-leading courses in Computer Arts and Computer Games Technology.
  • 02Ranked as the best university in Scotland for its environmental research.

Bachelor Programs

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    Accounting and Finance

    GBP 14,000 Tuition Fee

    The Dundee Business School at Abertay University offers a full-time Bachelor of Arts (hons) degree program in Accounting and Finance. This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.

  • Kydd Building, Bell St, Dundee DD1 1HG, United Kingdom

    Biomedical Sciences

    GBP 14,000 Tuition Fee

    The School of Science, Engineering and Technology at Abertay University offers a full-time Bachelor of Science (hons) degree program in Biomedical Sciences. This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Biomedical Science. The program combines biology and medicine and offers courses that focus on the study of molecular biology, parasitology, and toxicology.

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    Business and Human Resource Management

    GBP 14,000 Tuition Fee

    The Dundee Business School at Abertay University offers a full-time Bachelor of Arts (hons) degree program in Business and Human Resource Management.This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the proper management and strategic approach required to recruit, train, develop and sustain employees in an organization.

  • Kydd Building, Bell St, Dundee DD1 1HG, United Kingdom

    Business Management

    GBP 14,000 Tuition Fee

    The Dundee Business School at Abertay University offers a full-time Bachelor of Arts (hons) degree program in Business Management. This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of topics related to business; management; finance; economics; marketing; customers operations; communication; information technology; business policy; and strategy.

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    Computer Arts

    GBP 14,800 Tuition Fee

    The School of Design and Informatics at Abertay University offers a full-time Bachelor of Arts (hons) degree program in Computer Arts. This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of game development. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the principles and practice of designing and developing modern computer games.

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    Computer Game Applications Development

    GBP 14,800 Tuition Fee

    The School of Design and Informatics at Abertay University offers a full-time Bachelor of Science (hons) degree program in Computer Game Applications Development. This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of game development. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the principles and practice of designing and developing modern computer games.

  • Kydd Building, Bell St, Dundee DD1 1HG, United Kingdom

    Computer Games Technology

    GBP 14,800 Tuition Fee

    The School of Design and Informatics at Abertay University offers a full-time Bachelor of Science (hons) degree program in Computer Games Technology. This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, and big data.

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    Computing

    GBP 14,800 Tuition Fee

    The School of Design and Informatics at Abertay University offers a full-time Bachelor of Science (hons) degree program in Computing. This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, and big data.

  • Kydd Building, Bell St, Dundee DD1 1HG, United Kingdom

    Criminology

    GBP 14,000 Tuition Fee

    The School of Social and Health Sciences at Abertay University offers a full-time Bachelor of Arts (hons) degree program in Criminology. This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Criminology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history and theory of law enforcement; operational command leadership; administration of public police organizations; labor relations; incident response strategies; legal and regulatory responsibilities; budgeting; public relations; and organizational leadership.

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    Ethical Hacking

    GBP 14,800 Tuition Fee

    The School of Design and Informatics at Abertay University offers a full-time Bachelor of Science (hons) degree program in Ethical Hacking. This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Cyber Security. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the techniques used to identify, search, seize and analyze digital media; cyber investigations against criminal and terrorist activities; computer boot processes and drives; jumper setting; file access and reconstruction; hacking; network systems; cryptography; programming; web-based investigation methods; cyberterrorism and applicable laws and administrative procedures.

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    Fitness, Nutrition and Health

    GBP 14,000 Tuition Fee

    The School of Science, Engineering and Technology at Abertay University offers a full-time Bachelor of Science (hons) degree program in Forensic Sciences. This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Health Science. The program includes the study, research, and knowledge of health and the application of knowledge to improve health and cure diseases. The program offers courses that focus on human anatomy, chemistry, biology, pharmacology and public health.

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    Food and Consumer Sciences

    GBP 14,000 Tuition Fee

    The School of Science, Engineering and Technology at Abertay University offers a full-time Bachelor of Science (hons) degree program in Food and Consumer Sciences. This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Food Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of chemistry, biology, nutrition, physiology, and the process and production of high quality and nutritious foods.

  • Kydd Building, Bell St, Dundee DD1 1HG, United Kingdom

    Food, Nutrition and Health

    GBP 14,000 Tuition Fee

    The School of Science, Engineering and Technology at Abertay University offers a full-time Bachelor of Science (hons) degree program in Food, Nutrition and Health. This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Food Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of chemistry, biology, nutrition, physiology, and the process and production of high quality and nutritious foods.

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    Forensic Sciences

    GBP 14,000 Tuition Fee

    The School of Science, Engineering and Technology at Abertay University offers a full-time Bachelor of Science (hons) degree program in Forensic Sciences. This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Forensic Science. The program offers courses that focus on evidence technology, forensic toxicology, forensic pathology, and forensic psychology.

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    Game Design and Production

    GBP 14,800 Tuition Fee

    The School of Design and Informatics at Abertay University offers a full-time Bachelor of Arts (hons) degree program in Game Design and Development. This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of game development. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the principles and practice of designing and developing modern computer games.

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    LLB Law

    GBP 14,000 Tuition Fee

    The Dundee Business School at Abertay University offers a full-time Bachelor of Law program. This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Law. The program offers courses that focus on the principles of criminal law, contract law, constitutional and administrative law; mooting; and drafting legal documents.

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    Marketing and Business

    GBP 14,000 Tuition Fee

    The Dundee Business School at Abertay University offers a full-time Bachelor of Arts (hons) degree program in Business Management.This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of marketing research and consumer behavior. The program offers courses that focus on the study of demand analysis; profit relationships; pricing theory; marketing campaigns and strategic planning; market segments; advertising methods; and sales operations and management.

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    Mental Health Nursing

    GBP 14,000 Tuition Fee

    The School of Social and Health Sciences at Abertay University offers a full-time Bachelor of Science (hons) degree program in Mental Health Nursing. This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Occupational Therapy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of human development psychology, anatomy and physiology, physics, and kinesiology.

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    Physical Activity and Health

    GBP 14,000 Tuition Fee

    The School of Social and Health Sciences at Abertay University offers a full-time Bachelor of Science (hons) degree program in Physical Activity and Health. This program equips students with the knowledge of exercise and physical activities that promote physical fitness. The program combines coursework that includes professional education and physical education, offering courses that focus on the study of kinesiology; exercise psychology; and motor skills development.

  • Kydd Building, Bell St, Dundee DD1 1HG, United Kingdom

    Psychology

    GBP 14,000 Tuition Fee

    The School of Social and Health Sciences at Abertay University offers a full-time Bachelor of Science (hons) degree program in Psychology. This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.

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    Psychology and Counselling

    GBP 14,000 Tuition Fee

    The School of Social and Health Sciences at Abertay University offers a full-time Bachelor of Science (hons) degree program in Psychology and Counselling. This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.

  • Kydd Building, Bell St, Dundee DD1 1HG, United Kingdom

    Social Sciences

    GBP 14,000 Tuition Fee

    The School of Social and Health Sciences at Abertay University offers a full-time Bachelor of Arts (hons) degree program in Social Sciences. This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Social Sciences. The program offers courses that focus on the study of economics; political science; human geography; demography; management; psychology; sociology; anthropology; archaeology; jurisprudence; history; and linguistics.

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    Sociology

    GBP 14,000 Tuition Fee

    The School of Social and Health Sciences at Abertay University offers a full-time Bachelor of Arts (hons) degree program in Sociology. This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Sociology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of family; religion; media; global development; and methods of research.

  • Kydd Building, Bell St, Dundee DD1 1HG, United Kingdom

    Sport and Exercise

    GBP 14,000 Tuition Fee

    The School of Social and Health Sciences at Abertay University offers a full-time Bachelor of Science (hons) degree program in Sports and Exercise. This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Sports. The program offers courses that focus on sport specific skill development; sport specific strength training; cardiovascular conditioning; agility work; speed training; and flexibility exercises.

  • Kydd Building, Bell St, Dundee DD1 1HG, United Kingdom

    Sports and Exercise

    GBP 14,000 Tuition Fee

    The School of Social and Health Sciences at Abertay University offers a full-time Bachelor of Science (hons) degree program in Sports and Exercise. This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Sports. The program offers courses that focus on sport specific skill development; sport specific strength training; cardiovascular conditioning; agility work; speed training; and flexibility exercises.

  • Kydd Building, Bell St, Dundee DD1 1HG, United Kingdom

    Sports and Management

    GBP 14,000 Tuition Fee

    The School of Social and Health Sciences at Abertay University offers a full-time Bachelor of Arts (hons) degree program in Sports and Management. This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Sports Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of athletic management; adult fitness; and recreation leadership.

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    Sports Development and Coaching

    GBP 14,000 Tuition Fee

    The School of Social and Health Sciences at Abertay University offers a full-time Bachelor of Science (hons) degree program in Sports Development and Coaching. This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Sports Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of athletic management; adult fitness; and recreation leadership.

  • Kydd Building, Bell St, Dundee DD1 1HG, United Kingdom

    Strength and Conditioning

    GBP 14,000 Tuition Fee

    The School of Social and Health Sciences at Abertay University offers a full-time Bachelor of Science (hons) degree program in Strength and Conditioning. This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Sports. The program offers courses that focus on sport specific skill development; sport specific strength training; cardiovascular conditioning; agility work; speed training; and flexibility exercises.

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Rankings

  • Complete University Guide (UK)
    Complete University Guide (UK) 99
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 169
  • Maclean's (CA)
    Maclean's (CA) 68

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 78
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.00
  • Minimum ACT 26
  • Minimum PTE 54

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    Financial Aid & Scholarship

    Abertay University awards international scholarship of up to GBP 10,000 to new undergraduate students. This amount is intedned to support students with the travel and living costs.

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    Established in 1994

    Other

    Abertay was the first university in the world to offer a Computer games degree in 1997. 

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        Kydd Building, Bell St, Dundee DD1 1HG, United Kingdom

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          • Testimony
            1996-1997, BA (HONS) ECONOMICS, Economics, Business Economics

            Great University and fabulous time; Had the chance to study the fourth year of Economics, meeting good lectures and having the opportunity to learn economics from a different angle and to improve lenguage skills.

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            2005-2007, BSc First Class

            Studying at Abertay was just brilliant. A small University with a big heart and a personal touch. The lecturers were very supportive, enthusiastic and knowledgeable. The support I received especially during my dissertation and final year project was inspirational. I can highly recommend studying here.

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            2007-2008, Grad Cert in Counselling

            Challenging and supportiveI have studied at three Universites - Abertay was by far the best. The lecturers were supportive, knowledgable and challenging. They provided a great environment in which to learn and study. I throughly enjoyed my programme of study. I would highly recommend it.