Abertay University

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.

Abertay University
Abertay University

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. 


Accounting and Finance BA (Hons)
Accounting and Finance (CIMA Gateway) MSc
Accounting and Finance with Business Analytics BA (Hons)
Accounting and Finance with Law BA (Hons)
Accounting and Finance with People Management BA (Hons)
Anaerobic digestion, biogas & technology
Antimicrobial Resistance
Applied Artificial Intelligence & User Experience MSc
Applied Games
Behaviour Psychology
Behavioural Science
Biomedical Science BSc (Hons)
Business and Management
Business Management BA (Hons)
Business Management with Analytics BA (Hons)
Business Management with Events Management BA (Hons)
Business Management with Law BA (Hons)
Business Management with People Management BA (Hons)
Civil and Environmental Engineering MEng/BEng (Hons)
Cognitive Psychology
Comparative Physiology
Computer Arts BA (Hons)
Computer Arts
Computer Game Applications Development BSc (Hons)
Computer Games Development and Technology
Computer Games Technology BSc (Hons)
Computer Games Technology MSc/PGDip
Computing BSc (Hons)
Construction Management MSc
Corruption and Economic Development
Criminology BA (Hons)
Cyber Security
Cybersecurity BSc (Hons)
Data Science & Informatics
Digital Marketing
Digital Marketing and Business Management BA (Hons)
Digital Marketing with Events Management BA (Hons)
Duty of Care in Sport
Energy Policy and Governance
Environmental pollution
Ethical Hacking BSc (Hons)
Ethical Hacking and Cyber Security MSc/PGDip
Evolutionary Psychology
Fitness, Nutrition and Health BSc (Hons)
Food and Consumer Science BSc (Hons)
Food science and technology MSc by Research, MPhil, PhD
Food, Nutrition and Health BSc (Hons)
Forensic Psychology
Forensic Sciences BSc (Hons)
Game Art and Animation
Game Design
Game Design and Production BA (Hons)
Game Studies
Geotechnical Engineering and carbon capture
Graduate Recruitment and Selection
Health & Wellbeing
Health and wellbeing of children/young people
Human nutrition, dietary patterns & public health
Human Performance
Human Resource Management
Immersive Experiences and Technologies
Impact of long-term health conditions and aging
Infertility research
Interactive Sound and Music
International Business and Management
International Human Resource Management
International Investments
Internet Marketing
Labour Migration
Law LLB (Hons)
Managing Across Cultures
Marketing and Business Management BA (Hons)
Mental Health Counselling
Mental Health Nursing BSc (Hons)
Mental Health Nursing
New food and drink product development
Oil and Gas Accounting and Finance (OGAF)
Organisational Change
Performance and Play
Physical Activity and Health BSc (Hons)
Pro-Environmental Consumer Behaviour
Process and outcome of counselling
Professional development in mental health
Professional Masters in Games Development MProf
Psychology BSc (Hons)
Psychology and Counselling BSc (Hons)
Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs)
Real Estate Finance
Renewable Energy Accounting and Finance
Sensory and analytical science (food and drink)
Social Entrepreneurship
Social Science BA (Hons)
Sociology BA (Hons)
Sport and Exercise – Leading to Named Routes BSc (Hons)
Sport and Exercise Science BSc (Hons)
Sport and Exercise Science
Sport and Management BA (Hons)
Sport Forensics
Sports Development and Coaching BSc (Hons)
Strength and Conditioning BSc (Hons)
Structural Engineering
Sustainable assessment, modelling & visualisation
Sustainable Decision Making
Sustainable urban drainage systems (SUDS)
Talent Management – Human Resource Management
The Abertay College Transition programme
The impact of trauma
University Preparation programme
Vulnerable groups in healthcare
Wastewater and waste treatment
Water Governance