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Postgraduate Student Statistics

4,800 postgraduate students in 2016–17

Mode of study

  • Full Time 38%
  • Part Time 62%

Domicile

  • UK 77%
  • EU 5%
  • Other 18%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Education 40 830 865
Nursing 10 360 370
Law 40 295 335
Librarianship & Information Management 0 210 210
Business & Management Studies 5 175 180
Biological Sciences 135 10 145
Accounting & Finance 15 115 130
Computer Science 15 115 125
Social Work 0 100 100
Psychology 20 65 90
History 10 75 85
Art & Design 5 60 65
Civil Engineering 20 45 60
English 20 20 40
Mechanical Engineering 5 35 40
Politics 10 30 40
Medical Technology 5 35 35
Medicine 5 25 25
Geography & Environmental Science 20 5 25
Dentistry 5 15 20
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 0 20 20
Anatomy & Physiology 10 10 20
Mathematics 10 5 20
Town & Country Planning and Landscape Design 5 15 20
Physics & Astronomy 5 5 10
Architecture 5 5 10
Philosophy 5 0 5
Iberian Languages 0 5 5
Agriculture & Forestry 0 5 5
Chemistry 0 5 5
Economics 5 0 5
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 5 0 5
Marketing 0 5 5
Forensic Science 0 5 5
French 0 5 5
German 0 5 5
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 0 5 5
Creative Writing 0 5 5
Pharmacology & Pharmacy 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

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Mode of study:

Postgraduate Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2017–2018). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 5,950
Mixed -
Laboratory 5,950–8,500
Clinical 24,000–34,650
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 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.