Abertay is a modern, friendly university in the heart of Dundee, Scotland, with a strong focus on teaching and preparing our graduates for the world of work, combined with excellence in research and knowledge exchange.
With roots going back to 1888, Abertay has always responded to the needs of industry, supplying a pipeline of graduate talent to work, lead and innovate across a wide range of sectors.
Having forged a reputation as one of the UK’s leading tech universities, we are best known for our expertise in video games education and our degrees in this field have been ranked number one in Europe for the last seven consecutive years.
From Mental Health Nursing to Civil Engineering, or Business Analytics to Ethical Hacking, our three academic schools offer programmes that prepare our students for employment and, in most cases, offer real-world work experience alongside their studies.
We pride ourselves on offering an inclusive, friendly and welcoming environment for our students and staff alongside first rate teaching and and excellent student experience.
And don’t just take it from us! We’re proud to be the 2021 Sunday Times University of the Year for Teaching Quality, to rank in the UK top 10 for Student Satisfaction in the National Student Survey, and to be a National Centre for Excellence for both video games and cybersecurity education.
Abertay has a compact city centre campus right in the heart of Dundee. Our buildings blend the modern with the historic, with our Edwardian Old College giving a taste of the past and our Kydd Building housing specialist labs such as our Emergent Technology Centre, National Centre for Excellence in Computer Games and Scotland’s only industry-standard food science consumer research lab. Our award-winning and recently-refurbished Bernard King Library is a focal point for students, offering modern learning and collaboration spaces alongside a cafe and social areas.