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The University of Dundee offers a wide range of training and development opportunities for postgraduate students and researchers. The university provides a supportive, stimulating and structured framework in which to conduct research, develop professional skills and build a career portfolio. Research at Dundee is among the very best in the UK; this translates into world-changing solutions for health, the environment and the economy.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

4,390 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 42%
  • Part Time 58%

Domicile

  • UK 77%
  • EU 5%
  • Other 18%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Other 135 1245 1380
Education 35 785 820
Nursing 10 380 390
Law 35 230 260
Librarianship & Information Management 0 180 180
Business & Management Studies 10 155 165
Architecture 5 155 160
Accounting & Finance 20 135 155
Biological Sciences 125 10 135
Computer Science 10 75 85
Psychology 15 60 75
Social Work 0 75 75
History 10 60 70
Civil Engineering 10 45 60
Art & Design 5 55 60
English 20 30 50
Mechanical Engineering 15 25 40
Geography & Environmental Science 20 5 25
Anatomy & Physiology 10 15 25
Politics 5 20 25
Medical Technology 0 20 20
Mathematics 15 5 20
Dentistry 5 15 20
Medicine 5 15 20
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 0 15 15
Agriculture & Forestry 0 10 10
Town & Country Planning and Landscape Design 5 10 10
Philosophy 5 5 10
Forensic Science 0 10 10
Economics 5 0 5
Iberian Languages 0 5 5
Marketing 0 5 5
Creative Writing 0 5 5
Chemistry 0 5 5
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 5 0 5
Physics & Astronomy 5 0 5
German 0 5 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Quick Guides to Postgraduate Tuition Fees and Finance

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • The university recently invested £1.4 million in its Global Excellence Scholarships to attract the best and brightest students to Dundee.
  • Please refer to the university website to use the scholarship finder tool.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • The university guarantees accommodation to all entrant students who apply before the deadline.