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Abertay's Graduate School is a dedicated centre for postgraduate students, offering a space to study, collaborate, train and socialise with other postgraduate students. Taught and research degree courses include MbR, MPhil and PhDs. Research undertaken at Abertay is divided into four main themes: Creative Industries, Environment, Security and Society.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

448 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 52%
  • Part Time 48%

Domicile

  • UK 65%
  • EU 21%
  • Other 14%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Other 0 115 115
Civil Engineering 5 60 65
Art & Design 0 50 50
Education 0 45 45
Computer Science 15 20 35
Psychology 15 15 30
Business & Management Studies 10 20 30
Nursing 0 20 20
Food Science 5 15 20
Biological Sciences 10 5 10
Sports Science 10 0 10
Geography & Environmental Science 10 5 10
Sociology 5 0 5
Forensic Science 5 0 5
Accounting & Finance 5 0 5
Law 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 5,500
Mixed 5,500
Laboratory 5,500
Clinical -
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • The university offers a range of postgraduate research studentships.
  • Postgraduate students from England, Wales and Northern Ireland receive a scholarships including of £2,000 provided they meet the eligibility criteria.
  • Subject-specific scholarships are offered by organisations, trusts and individuals with strong links to Abertay.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • Accommodation is available for postgraduate students in the university's self-catered residences.
  • Dundee has a broad range of private flats and houses for rent across the city, to suit any budget.