Undergraduate Prospectus 2022 - University of Dundee

 
Undergraduate Prospectus 2022 - University of Dundee
Undergraduate
Prospectus 2022
Undergraduate Prospectus 2022 - University of Dundee
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Undergraduate Prospectus 2022 - University of Dundee
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A university is a place
of new beginnings, a
place where you’ll learn,
grow, and achieve your
goals. At Dundee you’ll
make lifelong friends,
discover new skills, and
explore opportunities.
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    Undergraduate open days
    2021 and 2022
    Monday 30 August 2021        We’ve provisionally booked our upcoming open
    Saturday 25 September 2021   days. For more information visit our webpage
    Monday 29 August 2022        or get in touch.
    Saturday 24 September 2022
                                 We also run online campus visits almost every
    dundee.ac.uk/open-days       month. They include sessions on student life,
    opendays@dundee.ac.uk        the application process, our courses, and why
                                 Dundee could be the place for you.
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Contents
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        4    Discover your university
         6   Discover your campus
         8   Learning and resources
        10   Dundee University Students’ Association
        12   Sport and exercise
        14   Discover your home

        16   Clubs & societies
       18    Sports clubs
       20    Societies

       22    Discover Dundee
       26    Where we are
       28    Coolest little city
       30    Why I love Dundee

       32    Things to do
       34    Out and about
       36     undee’s best bits
             D
       38    Events

       40    More than a degree
       42    These are your opportunities
       43    Nurturing entrepreneurial potential
       44    Exchange programmes
       46    Research with impact

       48    Course guide
       50    Discover your course
        52   Your application
        55   Our degrees
        56   Our MA Honours degree
        58   Studying languages
        59   The professions at Dundee
        60   Part-time study and international students
        64   Our art and design degrees
       144   Our life sciences degrees

       183   Student support
       188   A welcoming community
       189   Money matters

       190   Index
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    One of the UK’s
    Top 20 Universities
    (Guardian University Guide 2021)
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Discover your
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university
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    Discover your
    campus
    Our city campus                        By living on campus you’ll be in
                                           the heart of the city, close enough
    is a self-contained
                                           to be part of the enthusiasm
    student community                      and excitement that surrounds
    where everything                       Dundee. You’ll be just a short walk
    is close together.                     from cultural attractions, cafes,
                                           restaurants, shops, and bars.
                                           The train and bus stations are also
    You don’t need to worry about cars     within a short walking distance,
    or taxis when the accommodation,       handy for those days exploring
    library, teaching areas, students’     the best that Scotland has to
    union, and gym are all right next to   offer. Our campuses at Ninewells
    each other. There are green spaces,    Teaching Hospital and Kirkcaldy
    study spaces, and chilling places,     are easily accessible by bus
    right on your doorstep.                and train.

                                           Want to see it for yourself?
                                           dundee.ac.uk/virtual-tour
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State of the art IT

While on campus your learning            →	Discounts on tech and software    “	What really makes
will be supported with a range              (including Apple) and Microsoft
of technologies, including:                 Office 365 ProPlus free to
                                                                               Dundee stand out is
→	Superfast wifi everywhere                install on your own devices        a sense of community
    across our campuses,                 →	Easy printing available in
    including a separate network            learning and teaching spaces,      like nowhere else.”
    in accommodation that allows            including free scanning and
    students to stream films and            photocopying facilities             Katarzyna Prus
    games at high-speed                  →	Around the clock IT support       	BSc Computing Science graduate
→	2,000+ generally available               with expert advice and help
    PCs on campus. These can be             available 7 days a week by
    found in library study zones,           phone, in person, or online
    IT suites, and specialist labs in       from 10am to 10pm
    departments such as media art,       →	Extra support for students
    engineering, and computing              with a disability, including
→	Office 365 powered email and             assistive software, equipment,
    calendar, full access to apps from      and training to ensure IT is
    Teams to OneNote, OneDrive              accessible and easy to use
    cloud storage, and Skype for
    Business instant messaging           uod.ac.uk/it
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    Learning and
    resources
    Top-class students need top-class
    facilities. You’ll have access to plenty
    of resources to make sure nothing
    holds you back.

    The library is a vital part of any
    university campus, and ours is no
    exception. Dundee’s main library
    gives you lovely long opening
    hours (open until 2:30am in
    semester time and 24 hours a day
    during exams) and a cafe to keep
    you going through those study
    sessions. Recently refurbished and
    upgraded, it offers everything you
    want from a library, plus relaxation
    areas and group study rooms
    with the latest technology.

    As well as our library on campus,
    you can take advantage of our
    libraries at Kirkcaldy, Ninewells
    Hospital and Medical School,
    and Duncan of Jordanstone
    College of Art & Design.

    uod.ac.uk/library

    You’ll also be able to spend your
    study breaks in CreateSpace, the
    library’s new spot for unwinding
    with a twist. There are sewing
    machines, 3D printers, badge
    makers, and even Lego.

    Student blogger Jakub, describes
    what the room has to offer
    uod.ac.uk/Jakub-CreateSpace
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                                Art Materials Shop

Need a little help              If you’d like to take your creativity
                                home, or you’re looking for some
staying organised?              supplies for an upcoming project,
                                you can visit our DJCAD Art
                                Materials Shop. Much like the rest
Have a read of Caitlin’s blog
                                of our resources you’ll find it on
for some expert tips
                                campus, stocked with art, craft,
uod.ac.uk/staying-organised
                                and stationary supplies. It has
                                everything including acrylic
                                paints, pens, sketchpads, and craft
                                materials. If you ever need advice
                                or expertise, there are experienced
                                staff members to lend a hand.
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     Dundee University
     Students’ Association
     Dundee University Students’ Association, known on
     campus as DUSA, is your union at the University of
     Dundee. Their mission is to support and represent the
     interests of Dundee’s students – they’re here for you.

     The DUSA building is a hub for all   Student experience is at the
     things to do with your experience    heart of all decisions made at
     at university, whether that be       Dundee and we’re proud of the
     enquiries about representation,      very strong partnership between
     housing, societies, academic         students and the University. We
     support, student media,              have student representation at
     volunteering and everything in-      all levels, including every school,
     between. If you want to chat about   the University governing body,
     it, they want to hear from you.      and even on the committees that
                                          appoint senior members of staff.
     Eight annually elected student       Students are at the heart of the
     executive members, along with        Dundee community.
     over one hundred staff, are always
     working to make your experience      Like all good students’ unions,
     the best it can be, lobbying for     there’s more to DUSA than just
     improvements on your behalf such     support. You’ll also find three
     as longer library opening hours,     cafes, comfortable study
     a free night bus service, or more    escapes and beautiful views
     support resources.                   across the River Tay.

                                          Keep up-to-date with DUSA
                                          dusa.co.uk
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Safety and security

We have a very safe campus and         Our campus security centre
the security of our students is of     is manned 24 hours a day by
utmost importance to us. There are     uniformed officers and has
safety programmes such as DUSA’s       extensive CCTV coverage
free night bus which takes students    of the campus.
home wherever they live in the city;
the safe taxi scheme which allows
students to get home without
having to pay right away.

“	There is so much support out there for you
 as you make your way through your degree.
 We can help you make friends, have amazing
 new experiences and offer advice when you
 need it. We’re here for you.”

Scott Quinn
President, Dundee University Students’ Association
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     Sport and
     exercise
     The University is host to a
     high class campus facility,
     tennis courts, swimming
     pool, and outdoor playing
     fields with a wide range
     of exercise and sporting
     opportunities to help you
     take care of your body
     and mind.

                                   “	A healthy body makes
                                    everything easier,
                                    gives you more
                                    energy and can even
                                    help your studying.”

                                   	Find out how Daniella stays
                                     healthy and happy at university
                                     uod.ac.uk/happyandhealthy
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Whether you are an athlete, a club    favourite classes; three glass-
level competitor or enjoy spending    backed, competition standard
time on your health and well-being,   squash courts; a designated
the opportunities to progress in      strength performance centre;
your fitness journey are endless.     a specialised dance studio;
                                      Wattbike training zone and virtual
The large, state-of-the-art gym       studio; and two large indoor sports
hosts a range of strength and         halls, where you can take part in
cardiovascular equipment; has         a huge range of sports.
a personal training room; two
exercise studios for all your         The 25m pool with sauna
                                      accommodates lane swimming,
                                      courses, and our aquatic clubs.
                                      Four floodlit, all-weather tennis
                                      courts, are right at the heart
                                      of campus.

                                      Our Riverside playing fields are
                                      a short walk from campus and
                                      offer floodlit all-weather artificial
                                      football and hockey pitches
                                      alongside several grass pitches
                                      and two rugby pitches.

                                      The facilities work closely with
                                      the University’s Sports Union to
                                      support a fantastic range of more
                                      than 40 sports clubs. It doesn’t
                                      matter whether you’re a sporting
                                      fanatic or you just want to make
                                      friends and enjoy the close
                                      community that a sports club
                                      offers. From archery to dance
                                      to canoe, a positive work life
                                      balance is easily achievable.

                                      A variety of memberships to
                                      the Sport and Exercise facilities
                                      are available and we are here to
                                      support you in your fitness journey.

                                      uod.ac.uk/ise
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                                                                            West Park Flats common room

     Discover your home
     We know how              Staying in university                  The superfast wired and wifi
                              accommodation is a big part            broadband will supercharge your
     important good quality
                              of your student experience. Our        study sessions and help you stay
     and comfortable          accommodation is a home-from-          connected with friends. Each flat
     accommodation is to      home right at the heart of the         has a well-equipped kitchen and
     you so you’ll be happy   city campus. Living and working        there’s a laundry on site. There
                              on campus enables you to throw         are no hidden costs as electricity,
     to know that Dundee’s    yourself straight into student life,   maintenance and personal property
     is a cut above.          experience the very best that the      insurance are included in the price.
                              campus and city have to offer and      Terms and conditions apply.
                              meet the people who could end
                              up being your closest friends for      Forget the morning commute
                              the rest of your life.                 and live right where you need
                                                                     to be. The majority of Dundee’s
                              The accommodation is made up           accommodation is on campus and
                              of around 250 self-contained           couldn’t be any closer to classes.
                              flats. All the bedrooms are single
                              occupancy, complete with an            dundee.ac.uk/virtual-tour
                              en suite shower room – no shared
                              bathrooms for our students!
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                                                     Seabraes kitchen

                                    Heathfield

                                                                                          West Park Flats

                                                     “You learn more about yourself
                                                      and other people. It truly is an
                                                      experience unlike anything else.”

                                                     	Ashley wrote about her time living in Dundee’s
                                                       student accommodation on our student blog
                                                       uod.ac.uk/studentaccom
West Park Flats study area

All rooms are:

→ single occupancy
→ en suite
→	equipped with
   superfast wifi
→ £135–165 per week
  (approximately)

                             Belmont Tower bedroom
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Clubs &
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      societies
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     “	Sports clubs are available for people
      of all abilities. Whether you are looking
      to compete at a high level, or just
      want to try something new, there is
      something for everyone. Since joining
      in first year I’ve travelled abroad
      with my club multiple times, made
      memories I will never forget, and
      made friends that will last a lifetime.”

     Dan Sayer
     Sports Union President
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    Sports clubs
The Sports Union is the representative body of the
University’s sports clubs, supported by an elected Student
Executive team. We endeavour to have all of our clubs as
progressive, inclusive, and successful as possible.

The team works closely with the       →   Archery                 →   Hockey Women
Institute of Sport and Exercise       →   Athletics               →   Judo
to ensure the best coaching,          →   Badminton               →   Karate
equipment, and facilities             →   Basketball Men          →   Lacrosse
are available.                        →   Basketball Women        →   Netball
                                      →   Boat Club (Rowing)      →   Pool
In conjunction with joining a         →   Boxing                  →   Rucksack
sports club, there are many other     →   Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu     →   Rugby Men
opportunities throughout the year     →   Canoe                   →   Rugby Women
to get involved in sport. You can     →   Cheerleading            →   Shinty
play, coach, volunteer, or cheer on   →   Cricket                 →   Ski and Snowboard
our teams at Varsity. The Dundee      →   Cycling                 →   Skydiving
Varsity are huge annual events on     →   Dance                   →   Squash
our calendar, in which we go head     →   Equestrian              →   Sub Aqua
to head with our close neighbours     →   Fencing                 →   Surf
Abertay and St. Andrews.              →   Football Men            →   Swimming and Water Polo
                                      →   Football Women          →   Taekwondo
                                      →   Futsal                  →   Tennis
                                      →   Gaelic Football Men     →   Trampoline
                                      →   Gaelic Football Women   →   Triathlon
                                      →   Golf                    →   Ultimate Frisbee
                                      →   Handball                →   Volleyball
                                      →   Hockey Men
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     Societies
     There’s no shortage of                 With our broad range of societies,
                                            you can keep up with a current
     ways to make friends
                                            interest or try something
     and settle in to your new              completely different. Our societies
     life. Alongside our sports             are run by students who are
     clubs, Dundee University               passionate about them, meaning
                                            they work to provide the best
     Students’ Association                  possible experience for their
     (DUSA) facilitates over                members. Luckily, there’s no limit
     130 welcoming student                  to the number of societies you
     societies for you to join.             can join.

                                            Take a look at our society A–Z to
     Ranked number one globally by the      discover exactly what’s on offer
     International Student Barometer        and how you can get involved.
     (2019), our societies bring together
     groups of students who share           dusa.co.uk/societies
     similar interests – be that a hobby,
     belief, or passion. Ever wanted to
     try performing? What about getting
     involved with charity work and
     making a difference? As part of a
     society, you’ll do more than make
     friends, you’ll develop transferable
     skills that will stay with you long
     after university.
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“	Joining the History Society is one
 of the best decisions I’ve made at uni!”

 ead Kiah’s post “Why I joined the History Society”
R
on our student blog uod.ac.uk/history-society
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     “The city is a great size; you don’t need to get
      public transport to go anywhere unlike most
      other cities. You can walk or cycle anywhere,
      and it’s close enough to nature that you can
      get out if you want to. There’s a great city life
      with pubs and clubs and everything.”

     Larissa Kennel
     BSc Anatomical Sciences graduate
Discover
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    Dundee
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     Our strong identity, cultural confidence and
     openness make Dundee an exciting place to be.
     It’s a great place to live, being a lively student-
     centred community with plenty of things to do.

     Dundee sits on the banks of the          Creativity and innovation are in
     River Tay in an idyllic south-facing     our blood, with Dundee being the
     location on the east coast of            birth-place of the Scottish video
     Scotland. Houses hug the side of         games industry and worldwide
     the Law, the extinct volcano in the      favourite, Grand Theft Auto. The
     heart of the city. From the top you’ll   V&A Dundee is further testament
     see two elegant bridges reaching         to this. Designed by Kengo Kuma,
     over the Tay, and beyond that,           this innovative space provides a
     beautiful countryside as far as the      new centre of design for Scotland
     eye can see. Back on ground level,       and the world.
     you can explore our compact city
     centre by foot or bike.
1 in7 90%

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City population
148,000
→	Another 300,000      →	Dundee population              →	of Scotland is within
   people live within      currently in full-time            a 90min drive
   a 30min drive           education

                        “Everything is very close to the University
                         campus including shopping centres, the
                         city centre, and accommodation. If you like
                         walks, Dundee has the beautiful River Tay
                         and other green spaces where students
                         enjoy running and walking.”

                        Jacklyn Ern Qi Thong
                        Mathematics and financial economics student
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     Where we are
     Being at the heart of Scotland’s road    Train from Dundee to…
     and rail network puts spectacular        Edinburgh                     1 hour 15 minutes
     scenery, skiing, championship golf,      Glasgow                       1 hour 30 minutes
     mountain climbing, and sailing           Manchester airport            5 hours
     within easy reach. The major cities
                                              Birmingham                    5 hours 20 minutes
     of Edinburgh and Glasgow are a
                                              London                        6 hours
     short trip away. Scotland’s four main
     international airports all operate       Scottish direct flights to…
     both national airlines such as British   Belfast                       55 minutes
     Airways, and low cost airlines. This
                                              London                        1 hour
     makes it easy to get to all the major
                                              Dublin                        1 hour 10 minutes
     centres of the UK and Europe.
                                              Amsterdam Schiphol            1 hour 25 minutes
     uod.ac.uk/travel                         Paris CDG                     1 hour 45 minutes
                                              Istanbul Atatürk              4 hours 20 minutes
                                              New York JFK                  7 hours
                                              Dubai                         8 hours
                                              Beijing Capital               10 hours
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                                        United Kingdom

                                                                            Aberdeen
                                                                     SCOTLAND

                                                                                       Dundee
                                                                      Glasgow
                                                                                     Edinburgh

                                                    NORTHERN                        Newcastle
                                                     IRELAND
                                                           Belfast

                                              IRELAND                   Liverpool          Manchester

                                                        Dublin

                                                                                                Birmingham
                                                                         WALES
                                                                                            ENGLAND
                                                                            Cardiff
                                                                                                      London

Train Station
Connecting the city to the East
Coast Mainline, the station is a five
minute walk from campus with
regular trains to Scottish towns and
cities, as well as London, Newcastle,
York, and others around the UK.

Bus Station

Just a twenty minute walk from
campus you can catch a bus to
explore the areas surrounding
Dundee, such as St. Andrews and
Perth. You can also venture further
afield by hopping on a bus to one
of Scotland’s airports.
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     Coolest little city
     Of course Dundee has its share     Dundee is a hive for students, full of
     of the larger chain shops and      life, excitement and an abundance
     restaurants, but the thing that    of eccentric bars and cosy snugs
     makes the city really special is   that create the perfect atmosphere
     the love and energy that has       for enjoying your favourite food
     been put into local businesses.    and drink. Comforting pub classics,
     Contemporary restaurants,          healthy treats, international cuisine,
     independent eateries, bars         and days spent out with friends
     and outdoor social spaces          will fuel your body and mind.
     surround the University.
                                        And when it comes to spending
                                        time outdoors, one of our student
                                        bloggers, Kira, has a helpful round
     Dundee is the
                                        up of her favourite local trails.
     UK’s only UNESCO                   Get your nature fix and a different
     City of Design.                    perspective of the City.

                                        uod.ac.uk/favourite-trails
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“	I love all the live music venues that
 there are in Dundee. Every single
 night of the week there will be an
 open mic night somewhere, and
 on Thursday, Friday and Saturday
 you’ll have a different band playing
 at a different venue around the
 city. That variety right on your
 doorstep is amazing.”

Jack Crozier
BSc Forensic Anthropology graduate
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     Dundonians are “among the
     friendliest, most welcoming
     and entertaining people
     you’ll meet”.

     Lonely Planet 2018
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   Why I love Dundee
The campus                          The diversity                          The social life

Do you remember seeing those        We have over 70 different              Dundee might be well known
movies when you were a kid          nationalities among all our            for its incredible academic
with university campuses where      students and staff, people from        standards, but let’s be honest,
everyone knows each other,          all different backgrounds, and         we all like to mix our studying
groups of kids are sitting in       societies for not only LGBTQ+          with a side of fun (work hard,
big green areas laughing and        but all other identities one might     play hard, am I right?). The great
lunching, and it seems like         have. In my friend group we have       thing about Dundee is that there
everyone knows exactly where        11 different nationalities, granted    is an activity for everyone.
they fit in? Well that’s exactly    this sometimes causes some             We have more than 150 societies
what Dundee is like. You can        linguistic misunderstandings           (tea-drinking society anyone?)
(power) walk around the whole       (is the Irish guy trying to say        and over 40 sports clubs! DUSA
campus in about five minutes!       bowl or ball?!) but it is incredibly   (the best students’ union in
Plus, we’re only two minutes        rewarding and entertaining.            Scotland I think!) provide not only
away from the vibrant city                                                 parties, but also activities like
centre. The fact that we don’t                                             puppy days, Games of Thrones
have a campus spread out                                                   marathons and Fifa tournaments!
across the city means that you
will get to know students from                                             Dundee is quite unique. I can’t
all disciplines. This is just one                                          imagine what my life would look
of the reasons why Dundee is                                               like if I had gone somewhere
where you will find your second                                            else, and I wouldn’t ever want
family – because you can find                                              to. As you start your journey
the right fit for you.                                                     into adulthood I hope you enjoy
                                                                           Dundee just as much as I have!

Daniella Karaoglan Christensen                                             Read more about Daniella’s time
BSc International Business                                                 studying and discovering Dundee
graduate                                                                   uod.ac.uk/daniella
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Things
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   to do
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Out and about
           The city’s spaces stand out. There
           are braes and parks, stunning
           views and cobbled streets, from the
           centre to the outskirts. Sometimes
           taking a break in nature is the best
           way to re-energise, so when you’ve
           finished exploring Dundee, the rest
           of Scotland and its coastline,
           glens, and mountains are right
           on your doorstep.

           There are clubs and societies that
           like to make the most of the great
           Scottish countryside, such as the
           surfing club’s beach lessons or the
           rucksack club’s weekly hill climbing
           and Munro bagging (conquering
           one of Scotland’s 282 mountains).

           Many students adventure out on
           their own or with friends, exploring
           the historic sites and wilderness
           by car, bus, train, and even bike.
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     Dundee’s best bits
     It’s easy to fill your free time in Dundee. After you’ve
     been to class, joined a society or two, nipped to the
     shops, and studied for a while, there are so many
     amazing places to visit.

     The V&A                                  The Law

     A visit to the waterfront museum         Some cycle, some jog, some even
     will leave you in awe of all things      run, but most people just walk to
     design. There’s also a cafe,             the top. You’ll be rewarded with
     restaurant, and a gift shop to pick      a beautiful view of the city, often
     up something extra special.              favoured at sunrise.

     Broughty Ferry                           The DCA

     You can catch a bus or cycle along       A local institution with a cinema,
     the waterfront to reach this historic    restaurant, gallery, and print studio
     seaside town. It’s as well known for     in one beautiful space. It hosts an
     its ice cream as it is for its castle.   annual film festival and screens
                                              blockbusters alongside the classics.
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“BBQs on Magdalen Green
 during the summers are
 some of the best moments
 I have experienced in this
 beautiful city.”

Simran Chopra
Biomedical Sciences student

The Dundee Rep                        Green spaces                               Slessor Gardens

Home to Scotland’s only full-time     There are plenty of parks where you        Also next to the waterfront, the
company of actors who produce         can make the most of the seasons           gardens host a number of events
their own shows. Regular              and enjoy the colours. Magdalen            each year. It is regularly transformed
visitors also include solo artists,   Green and Balgay Park are a couple         into an outdoor venue for bands
comedians, operatic societies,        of the favourites, popular with            and artists, and was even home
and ballet troupes.                   BBQers and joggers alike.                  to last year’s Pride celebration.

Museums                               University of Dundee                       Bakeries
                                      Botanic Garden
Learn about Dundee’s industrial                                                  No that is not a typo, Dundee is home
history at the Verdant Works,         We’re probably biased, but this is         to a selection of fantastic bakeries.
or enjoy some of Scotland’s best      one of the best green spaces in            A pie, or peh as they’re more
art work at the McManus. The          Dundee. Perfect for nature lovers          affectionately known, from Clark’s,
beautifully Gothic building also      and free for all of our students,          followed by a fudge doughnut from
traces the history of Dundee with     it really is a little oasis in the city.   Fisher and Donaldson equals a very
the help of hundreds of artefacts.                                               successful day.
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                                                              Sue Armstrong lecture, Festival of the Future 2019

                                                 “	Campus is always brimming with
                                                  activity, you can’t help but get
                                                  involved in some way or another.”

                                                 	Kellie Ioannou
                                                   Current DUSA Vice President of Student Activities
                                                   and BSc (Hons) Forensic Anthropology graduate
     Art by William Johnston, Degree Show 2019
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                                                                                       Degree Show 2019

Events
The University is always      The Duncan of Jordanstone College       Other events include the Saturday
                              of Art and Design degree show           Series and Scotland’s oldest
looking for ways to share
                              brings together lovers of art and       continuous free public series of
knowledge and engage          science. Each year, you can browse      talks, attracting thousands of
with communities. That’s      the work of final year students, from   people each year. Cafe Science
why throughout the year       fine art and jewellery to sculptures    Dundee and Dundee Arts Cafe
                              and items designed with innovation      provide an informal place to have
there are exhibitions,        and functionality in mind.              conversations over coffee and
guest lectures, events,                                               Bright Club gives students and staff
workshops, and more, to       You’ll also be invited to Festival of   from all fields and backgrounds the
showcase the expertise        the Future, a celebration of how        opportunity to develop and take to
                              science, art and culture can inspire    the stage to perform short stand-up
of our staff, students, and   and how creative collaborations         comedy routines about their work.
other industry partners.      can help change our lives for the
                              better. The Festival aims to bring
                              us together as a community; to
                              connect, collaborate, celebrate
                              and experience.
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More than
41
      a degree
42

     These are your
     opportunities
     We offer a full careers
     service, volunteering
     advice, careers fairs, and
     entrepreneurship training
     so you can pack your CV
     full of the things employers
     are looking for and land
     that perfect job. We offer
     career advice for life to all
     of our graduates to make
     sure you get the support
     you need at every stage
     of your career.

     uod.ac.uk/careers

     Liam Elphick, a BSc International      the Society, I met my flatmate        They revised my CV, took me
     Business student, took full            from Sweden before classes even       through a coaching session and
     advantage of this support. Here        started and now we have been          undertook mock interviews. I know
     he describes his journey from          living together for three years!      I would not have got the job without
     student to motivated and well                                                their help. I really want to forge
     prepared graduate.                     The School of Business and            a career in the banking industry
                                            Careers Service staff are second      and my experience has given me
     During my time at Dundee I have        to none. They do their best to        the right exposure. Hopefully I can
     enjoyed many experiences that          help every student that walks in.     build on that through a graduate
     have shaped my degree and career       Through their connections they        scheme in the banking sector.
     prospects. My personal journey has     put me in touch with a local Social
     been much more than turning up         Enterprise where I volunteered        Dundee as a city and a University
     for the 9am lectures. The University   as a mentor to school leavers.        invests in its students. I am leaving
     of Dundee has invested in me and       I have also been paired with a        with a degree, lifelong friends,
     my future.                             local Bank Manager to increase        relevant career experience and
                                            my awareness of leadership and        a lot of enthusiasm. Something
     I am from New Zealand and chose        the financial industry.               I’m not sure every university would
     to move to Dundee for my studies                                             be able to replicate.
     when I was 18. Before I even arrived   Before applying to my part time
     the International Student Society      role as an Associate Personal         Read more from Liam here
     got in touch with me to make           Banker at RBS, the staff at the       uod.ac.uk/LiamElphick
     my transition as seamless and          Careers Service went above
     enjoyable as possible. Through         and beyond to assist me.
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Nurturing
entrepreneurial
potential
The Centre for Entrepreneurship aims
to improve your self-reliance and
employability by providing opportunities
to develop your enterprise skills and
commercial awareness.

The Centre is run with the help of   The Venture Competition is a
local business experts who provide   major annual event that supports
training and mentoring sessions.     new business ideas. There is up
There is also a packed programme     to £26,000 available to those
of careers fairs, workshops, and     with the most impressive pitches.
talks that will have a big impact    Winners are also awarded a spot
on your future career.               on a 3 month business accelerator
                                     programme to further develop
                                     their skills and nurture their
                                     business ideas.

                                     uod.ac.uk/entrepreneurship
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                                              Explore
“	I spent a lot of time studying, dancing,
 travelling and the people I met were
 the most genuine, nice people I know,
 always ready to help you. There is
 something really exciting about being
 on a different continent, surrounded
 by snow and doing your own thing.”

	Pancho Panchov Atanasov studied abroad
  at the University of Waterloo, Canada
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“	Studying abroad is a life
 changing experience which
 will shape you and your future
 and I can’t recommend it
 highly enough!”

 Harry Martin studied abroad at
	
 Leiden Law School, Netherlands

Exchange
programmes
 The University has exchange agreements with many        Take a look at our website for the
                                                         most up-to-date information on a list
 universities across Europe, Asia, North America, and
                                                         of exciting exchange opportunities
 Australasia. Students have travelled across the globe   uod.ac.uk/studyabroad
 to study and immerse themselves in new cultures
 while gaining friends, memories, experiences and
 a fresh perspective on their studies along the way.
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     Research with impact

     Over the past 50 years we have pioneered innovations as
     diverse as flat screen technology seen on every mobile
     phone or tablet and minimally-invasive, or ‘keyhole’, surgery.
     That spirit of discovery and innovation is ongoing, and the
     impact of our research is felt around the world.

     We undertake vital research with        Our School of Medicine is one            Our involvement is based
     a focus on impact. We work with         of the leading centres of medical        around our expertise in materials
     partners – other universities,          education in the UK, while all           engineering, mechanical
     research institutes, major charities,   the time producing research              engineering, civil engineering,
     and leading companies around the        breakthroughs which improve              and computing, including the
     world to deliver on our ambition.       our understanding, treatment             development of a new laser
     We have a long and successful track     and prevention of diseases               technique that can help raise the
     record of discovery, helping to drive   such as cancer, diabetes and             efficiency of the Large Hadron
     innovation and solve some of the        cardiovascular disease. We               Collider at CERN.
     world’s most pressing problems.         are now doing the same for
                                             Parkinson’s disease and other            Our forensic scientists produce
     Through our innovative Drug             neurodegenerative conditions.            new technologies and techniques
     Discovery Unit – the only fully                                                  that are helping save lives and
     operational, fully integrated drug      We are a partner of the CMS              support the justice system, such as
     discovery group working across          Collaboration at CERN, where             a new form of smoke alarm that is
     multiple diseases based within          they discovered the Higgs-Boson          massively more efficient at waking
     a UK university – we have made          particle. Dundee is the first Scottish   up children than the existing
     discoveries such as a compound          university to join the collaboration     model, an innovation that can
     with the potential to treat malaria     and one of only a handful in the UK.     saves the lives of thousands.
     in a single dose.
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“	Some truly amazing
 research is being
 carried out at the
 University. The fact
 that it influenced the
 teaching I received
 was a huge positive.”

Lauren Dunlop
MBChB Medicine graduate

We are a leading centre for
the development of assistive
technologies, bringing the
benefits of the digital age to those
who suffer from the most severe
communication disabilities.

Our core purpose is to transform
lives locally and globally. That
applies to the people around the
world who benefit every day from
our research.

uod.ac.uk/research
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     At a great university
     you will learn from the
     very best. Our teaching
     is some of the highest
     quality you will find,
     in fact it’s gold standard.
Course
49
    guide
Discover
50

     your course
     Your application            52   Art, Design & Architecture            62

                                      Our art and design degrees             64
     Our degrees                 55
                                      → Art & Design (General Foundation)    66
                                      → Animation                            68
     Our MA Honours degree       56
                                      → Art & Philosophy                     70
                                      → Digital Interaction Design           72
     Studying languages          58   → Fine Art                             74
                                      → Graphic Design                       76
     The professions at Dundee   59   → Illustration                         78
                                      → Interior & Environmental Design     80
     Part-time study and         60   → Jewellery & Metal Design             82
     international students           → Product Design                       84
                                      → Textile Design                       86
                                      → Architecture                         88

                                      Business & Finance                    90

                                      → Accountancy                          92
                                      → Business Management                  94
                                      → Economic Studies                     96
                                      → Finance                              98
                                      → International Business              100

                                      Computing                             102

                                      → Applied Computing                   104
                                      → Computing Science                   106
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Education & Social Work                         108     Life Sciences & Forensic                    142
                                                        Anthropology
→ Community Education                             110
→ Education                                       112   Our life sciences degrees                   144
→ Social Work                                     114   → Anatomical Sciences                       146
                                                        → Biological Sciences                       148

Environment & Geography                          116    → Biomedical Sciences                       150
                                                        → Forensic Anthropology                     152
→ Environmental Science                           118
→ Environmental Sustainability                   120
→ Geography                                      122    Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing               154
→ Urban Planning                                 124
                                                        → Dentistry                                 156
                                                        → Medicine                                  158
Humanities                                      126
                                                        → Nursing (Adult / Child / Mental Health)   160
→ English / Creative Writing / Film Studies     128    → Oral Health Sciences                      162
→ History / Scottish Historical Studies         130
→ Liberal Arts                                   132
                                                        Psychology                                  164
→ Philosophy                                     134
                                                        → Psychology                                166

Law & Politics                                  136
                                                        Science & Engineering                       168
→ Law (Dual Qualifying / English Law / Scots Law) 138
→ Politics / International Relations            140    → Biomedical Engineering                    170
                                                        → Civil Engineering                         172
                                                        → Mathematical Biology                      174
                                                        → Mathematics                              176
                                                        → Mechanical Engineering                    178
                                                        → Physics / Astrophysics                    180
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     Your application

     What you will need to apply                                                      Qualifications required
                                                                                      for entry
     You’ll need qualifications,            For entry to all courses a minimum
     a personal statement and a             standard of English language is           The qualifications or grades you
     reference. For some specific           required. This should be at least         need will vary by course and may
     courses you may also need to:          National 5 Grade C or GCSE Grade          also depend on whether you
     →	attend an interview                 C or IB SL at 4. For entrants whose       are a widening access student,
        (Dentistry, Medicine, Oral Health   first language is not English,            discussed overleaf.
        Sciences, Nursing, Education,       an IELTS score of at least 6.0
        MA and PGDE, and some art           (or equivalent) is essential.             On each course page, entry
        and design courses)                                                           requirements to Level 1 are listed for
     →	submit a portfolio or creative      For some courses there may be             the standard qualifications held by
        piece of work (Architecture and     good reason for stipulating an            the majority of applicants. If you think
        art and design courses)             English qualification above the           you are eligible for entry to Level 2
     →	sit the UCAT test (Medicine         minimum. Please visit the course          (the second year of the course),
        and Dentistry)                      webpage for details.                      please check our course webpage
     →	submit an additional piece                                                    for additional requirements.
        of work to allow selectors to       We call all of these criteria our entry
        assess suitability (Humanities      requirements and they differ for          For most courses the prospectus
        and Community Education)            each course.                              states the “standard” and “widening
     →	provide evidence of relevant                                                  access” entry requirements.
        work or voluntary experience        You will also need to apply on time.      Applications received by the
        for some professional               Any applications received after           UCAS deadline, and which already
        degree courses                      these dates will be treated as ‘late’     meet or are predicted to meet the
                                            and may not be considered.                standard entry requirements, will
     In general, interviews and tests                                                 be given equal consideration.
     take place between December and        →	
                                              15 October 2021 – deadline
     April. If there are dates when you       for applications for Medicine           Our widening access entry
     are unavailable for interview (for       and Dentistry                           requirements acknowledge that
     example, due to examinations) you      →	
                                              15 January 2022 – UCAS                  you may not have had the same
     can mark these in the appropriate        deadline for all other                  opportunities to realise your
     space on your UCAS application.          UK applicants                           academic potential. Our selection
                                            →	
                                              30 June 2022 – UCAS deadline            process will therefore take into
     If you are applying to a course that     for all other international             account a range of contextual
     requires an interview, portfolio,        applicants. Applications                factors and offer you additional
     or selection test we will provide        after 30 June are entered               pre-entry support.
     guidance on what is expected of          into Clearing.
     you once we have made our initial                                                If you have, or are anticipated to
     assessment after the UCAS deadline.    For all full-time higher education        have grades below the published
                                            courses at universities and colleges      widening access level due to your
                                            in the UK, students should apply          circumstances, you could be
                                            online via UCAS. The UCAS website         eligible for a supported offer.
                                            (ucas.com) lists all the key dates and    You will be invited to attend one
                                            deadlines you need to know about.         of our summer school programmes
                                                                                      so that you are fully prepared to
                                                                                      begin your degree with us.
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                                                                                                                         Discover your course
Here is an example of how our
entry requirements are presented:

Entry requirements                                              →	
                                                                  AABB (standard)
                                                                  This is our standard entry requirement and unless
                         SQA Higher       GCE A-Level             you are a widening access student, your grades
                                                                  will have to be as good as or better than these.
Standard                 AABB             BBB                     These qualifications should normally be achieved
Widening access          BBBB             BCC                     first time but for many courses we do consider
                                                                  qualifications achieved by the end of S6.
BTEC: A relevant BTEC Level 3 Extended
Diploma with DDM                                                →	
                                                                  BBBB (widening access)
IB Diploma: 30 points with 5,5,5 at HL                            If you are a widening access student with one of the
                                                                  listed contextual factors you may be made an offer.
Essential subjects
Biology (Higher, A-L, HL) plus mathematics and                  →	
                                                                  Essential subjects
chemistry (Int 2/ Nat 5 at C, GCSE at C/4, IB SL at 4).           Remember to check that you have or will attain
                                                                  these as for some courses you will not be considered
                                                                  without them. If a subject is recommended,
                                                                  this is not a requirement but will be an advantage
                                                                  to have when studying your course.

The list below shows the abbreviated titles of entry
qualifications which are used in this prospectus,
and the grades which we accept as passes.

Examination Board                                    Qualification            Abbreviation       Pass Grades

Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA)              Higher                    H                  A–C
                                                     Advanced Higher           AH                 A–C
                                                     National 5                Nat5               A–C
                                                     Intermediate 2            Int2               A–C
                                                     Standard Grade            SG                 1–3

General Certificate of Education (GCE)               A-Level                   A–L                A*–E
                                                     AS Level                  AS                 A–E
                                                     GCSE                      GCSE               A*–C / 9–4

International Baccalaureate (IB)                     Higher Level              HL                 4–7
                                                     Standard Level            SL                 4–7
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     Widening access explained                                                   How your application
                                                                                 is dealt with
     The University recognises that our      Our admissions team will also
     applicants come from a variety of       look for further evidence of        Once we receive your application
     different backgrounds and not all       challenging circumstances.          from UCAS it will be assessed by
     have had the same opportunities                                             two members of staff. To ensure
     to realise their academic potential.    You may receive a supported offer   our selection is transparent,
     The selection process will take into    from us. This means you would       consistent, and fair, you may not
     account of a range of contextual        also be offered a place on our      receive a decision from us until
     factors and offer you additional        Dundee based (DUAL), or online      early May. This is to ensure we
     pre-entry support.                      summer school (OSS) programmes.     consider all applications received
                                             Successful completion of summer     by the UCAS deadline equally.
     We will consider circumstances          school makes sure that when you
     where you:                              start in September you are fully    We carefully consider all aspects
     →	attend a partner school              prepared and supported.             of your application including your
        we have prioritised                                                      qualifications, personal statement,
     →	live in a Scottish Index of          Read more on our Contextual         and academic reference before
        Multiple Deprivation (SIMD)          Admissions Policy and other         making a decision about whether
        20% zone                             circumstances we consider           to offer you a place or invite you
     →	have personal circumstances          uod.ac.uk/incontext                 for interview. We inform UCAS of
        that have been especially                                                our decision, and UCAS passes
        challenging, especially                                                  this information onto you, the
        if you are:                                                              applicant, via UCAS Track.
        –	a looked after person
            (care experienced)                                                   To read the full University
        –	someone who cares,                                                    Admissions Policy, please visit
            unpaid, for a friend or family                                       uod.ac.uk/admissionspolicy
            member who due to illness,
            disability, a mental health
            problem, or an addiction
            cannot cope without
            your support
        –	a Government refugee
            or asylum seeker.
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Our degrees

                                                                                                                       Discover your course
We pride ourselves on offering a fantastic range of
subjects at Dundee. In fact, you can choose from more
than 200 undergraduate degree courses.

Four year Honours                      Three year Honours                      Five year degrees

As with most Scottish universities,    However, if you don’t want to           For some degrees, you will need
the majority of our Honours            study for four years, most degree       to study for a little longer. Our
degrees traditionally take four        structures are flexible enough to       MBChB Medicine, BDS Dentistry
years of study to complete. This       allow suitably qualified students       and MArch Architecture degrees
is different from universities in      to start at Level 2 (2nd year).         all take five years. If you choose to
the rest of the UK, and we are         This is known as ‘advanced entry’       take an extra year in the middle of
proud that the Scottish four year      and you can check the specific          your Medicine or Dentistry degree
undergraduate degree model has         requirements on our course pages.       to also study for one of our BMSc
been replicated in the USA, and                                                Intercalated Degrees, then you will
more recently in Hong Kong.            In line with English, Welsh and         graduate after six years, but with
                                       Northern Irish universities, Dundee     two degrees to your name!
This additional year is designed to    also offers a few discrete three year
give you a broader education in the    Honours degrees, including:             In some of our science and
early years with a greater degree      →	LLB (Hons) English/NI Law            engineering subjects we also offer
of flexibility, and in many cases,     →	LLB (Hons) Law (English/NI)          a five year integrated master’s,
the opportunity to try out new              with Energy Law                    usually an MEng, MSci or MMath.
subjects. In the final two years you   →	BSc (Hons) Applied Computing:        For some of these subjects,
will narrow your choice of subject          Human Computer Interaction         such as in engineering, physics
and specialise in the key areas of                                             or mathematics, you can apply
interest to you.                                                               directly to the MSci, MMath or
                                                                               MEng degree through UCAS. For
                                                                               degrees in life sciences, you will
                                                                               have the option to transfer onto
                                                                               the MSci route if you perform well
                                                                               enough in your first three years.

                                                                               The integrated master’s degrees
                                                                               allow you to carry out much
                                                                               deeper study in your final year,
                                                                               and they usually introduce an
                                                                               element of research. However,
                                                                               these are still undergraduate
                                                                               degrees and are not equivalent
                                                                               to a postgraduate master’s.
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     Our MA Honours degree

     Our undergraduate MA degree follows the traditional                           Key features of the
     Scottish degree structure, and you will study more                            Dundee MA degree
     than one subject in both of your first two years
                                                                                   →	Highly flexible
     (Levels 1 and 2), even if you are applying for a single                       →	Challenges you to find creative
     Honours degree, e.g. MA (Hons) English.                                          solutions to problems through
                                                                                      active learning
     The four year MA (Honours) degree      You can choose to study for a single   →	Helps you develop critical-
     offers a range of subjects in the      MA Honours degree in just one             thinking and analytical skills
     Humanities, Liberal Arts, and Social   subject, a joint MA Honours degree     →	Equips you with essential
     Sciences which may be studied for      in two subjects, or the new MA            employability skills for a fast-
     a single, joint, or general Honours    (Hons) Liberal Arts allows you to         changing globalised world
     degree. It has been designed           study several different subjects
     to maximise flexibility in course      alongside your main interest           As well as the main degree subjects
     choices, both for the specialist       (or ‘major’), or to pursue a broad-    shown here, it is possible to
     and the generalist. Well-qualified     based curriculum without the           include a range of other courses
     applicants may gain advanced           requirement to specialise.             throughout your three or four years
     entry to Level 2 of the course                                                of study. European languages
     and achieve an Honours degree          Whichever degree pathway you           (French or Spanish) can be taken
     in just three years.                   choose, the interdisciplinary          throughout all years of your degree.
                                            approach of the MA programme
     The range of subjects illustrated      lets you develop a broad range of      Courses offered by other academic
     here shows the breadth of choice       skills and knowledge from various      Schools may also be taken as part
     available throughout the degree        academic areas, which enables          of an MA degree. In addition to the
     at each level.                         you to see connections between         subject-based courses, skills-based
                                            disciplines, and to synthesise         courses in Career Planning, as well
                                            diverse ideas and approaches –         as Internships, are available to help
                                            a skill highly valued by employers.    you prepare for the future.
                                            Many courses also offer study
                                            abroad opportunities and
                                            internship options, which provide
                                            valuable experience beyond your
                                            chosen degree.

     “The flexibility of the MA is great, as is the range
      of topics on offer. The four year degree allows
      you to go down different pathways, see how
      different subjects are taught and get your brain
      used to thinking in different ways.”

     Gillian Howieson
     MA Psychology graduate
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                  →

                                                                                                     Discover your course
Level 1 entry         Level 1

with Highers,         Normally six modules from two to four subject
A-Levels              areas. For MA (Hons) Liberal Arts, six modules from up to six different
IB Diploma,           subject areas.
HNC etc
                      Subjects include: Applied languages (French and Spanish), economic
                      studies, English, environmental science, environmental sustainability,
                      film studies, geography, history, information technology, mathematics,
                      philosophy, planning, politics, psychology or a subject from outside the
                      MA, e.g. biology.

Advanced entry
(to Level 2)
                  →   Level 2

with recognised       Normally six modules from two to four subject areas. For MA (Hons) Liberal
foundation            Arts, six modules from up to six different subject areas. At least four
course,               modules should be at Level 2.
HND, A-Levels,
IB Diploma etc        Subjects include: Applied languages (French and Spanish), career
                      planning, creative writing, economic studies, English, environmental
                      science, environmental sustainability, European studies, film studies,
                      geography, history, mathematics, philosophy, planning, politics or
                      psychology.

                      Level 3   →     Graduate with MA Arts and Social Sciences
                                      (without Honours)

                      Normally four modules from one (single Honours) or two (joint Honours)
                      subject areas. For MA (Hons) Liberal Arts, four modules from up to four
                      different subject areas.*

                      Level 4   →     Graduate with named MA
                                      (Honours) degree

                      Level 3 and Level 4 subjects include:
                      Applied languages (French and Spanish), business economics with
                      marketing, creative writing, economics, English, environmental science,
                      environmental sustainability, European languages and culture, European
                      philosophy, European politics, European studies, film studies, financial
                      economics, geography, geopolitics, history, international business,
                      international relations, mathematics, philosophy, planning, politics,
                      psychology or Scottish historical studies.

                      * For MA (Hons) Liberal Arts, across Level 3 and Level 4 combined, you will
                        take modules from at least three different subject areas, and normally you
                        will take no more than 4 modules in a single subject area.
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     Studying languages

     Why study languages                     French or Spanish as part              Languages for All
     at Dundee?                              of your degree
                                                                                    At Dundee we want all our students
     One of the best ways to make            Languages can be studied for           to be able to study languages.
     yourself even more employable as        credits at Levels 1 and 2 in all our   Our Languages for All programme
     a graduate is to study a language       MA and LLB degrees, as well as         allows you to do just that.
     as part of or alongside your degree.    in a number of our courses in
     Depending on what subjects you are      psychology, international business,    This can either be used to obtain
     studying there are a number of ways     and accountancy. You can start at      20 credits towards certain degrees
     you can do this. You’ll be taught by    either beginner or advanced level.     at Levels 1 and 2, or can be an
     a team who are passionate about                                                optional extra (please be aware
     what they do and who put your           You can formally integrate a           that there is a cost to take part
     needs as a student first.               language with your degree by           if it is not credit-bearing).
                                             continuing in Level 3 and 4 as
     Dundee graduates who have               part of your MA or LLB degree          Languages currently on offer as
     studied a language have gone on         (e.g. MA Politics with French).        part of the programme include
     to work all over the world. Many        BSc Psychology or International        French and Spanish, as well as
     go on to teach English as a second      Business can also provide you          Arabic, British Sign Language,
     language, whilst others choose          with this option.                      Mandarin Chinese, Italian,
     to work in publishing, law, tourism,                                           Japanese, and Russian.
     government, NGOs, business,             As well as this, you can study
     or commerce.                            one MA degree subject with two
                                             languages as part of the European
                                             languages course (e.g. MA History
                                             with European Languages).

                                             In Levels 2 and 3, there are
                                             opportunities for you to take
                                             part in exchanges for one or two
                                             semesters all across Europe.

                                            “Studying Spanish meant more than
                                             gaining fluency. With their commitment
                                             and genuineness, the lecturers imparted
                                             their knowledge of a different culture.”

                                              Hanna Gottmann
                                            	MA European Studies and International Relations
                                                with Spanish graduate
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The professions at Dundee

                                                                                                                         Discover your course
Since its establishment as an independent institution in
1967, the University of Dundee has had a strong emphasis
on graduating students into the professions.

When we talk about the                   Due to the nature of the               If you choose to study law you
professions, we mean the degrees         qualifications, and the fact that      won’t just be surrounded by future
that exist to provide you with           all our relevant degrees in the        lawyers, you’ll interact with politics
the specific training needed for         professions are accredited by          and history students, life scientists,
particular areas of employment.          their relevant professional body,      and mathematicians. If you’re a
                                         they may not have quite as many        medic or a dentist you could be
At Dundee this includes:                 module choices as other degrees.       part of a society with a languages
→	accountancy                           However, we work to make sure          student and play on a sports team
→	architecture                          you have as many options as            with a physicist. As a student of
→	dentistry                             possible within your discipline,       architecture you could sit next to
→	education                             meaning that although you may          a trainee teacher in a guest lecture
→	engineering                           be restricted to one subject, within   and go to the cinema with a cancer
→	law                                   that area you can specialise in the    researcher afterwards.
→	medicine                              area that interests you most.
→	nursing                                                                      It’s this breadth of interaction
→	social work                           Thanks to the wide range of            and the wealth of extracurricular
                                         professions that we teach, as well     activities available that will make
Many of these degrees, and               as the nonprofessional degrees,        you incredibly employable in your
others in the fields of computing,       you won’t just be exposed to           chosen profession. Employers
environmental sustainability,            colleagues within your discipline.     aren’t just looking for graduates
finance, psychology, physics, and        Dundee has a brilliant student         with the right degrees, particularly
more, are accredited by relevant         experience partly due to the variety   in the highly competitive
professional bodies. This means          of students on campus, and our         professions. They need graduates
that when you graduate, you will         students in the professions gain       with professionally accredited
have been trained to the standards       a lot from this.                       degrees with the experience
required by your profession.                                                    needed to excel in their field, and
See the relevant course sections                                                as a graduate of the University
for information on the professional                                             of Dundee, that’s exactly what
accreditation for each of our courses.                                          you’ll have the opportunity to be.

                                         “Dundee students can be sure that
                                          they will graduate fully prepared and
                                          confident of their success in their
                                          future profession.”

                                         Lauren Dunlop
                                         MBChB Medicine graduate
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     Part-time study and
     international students
     Many people wish to study at degree level but are
     unable to fit full-time study around family, work and
     other commitments. The University of Dundee offers
     a number of certificates, diplomas, and degrees that
     can be studied on a part-time basis, some in person
     on campus, and others by distance learning.

     A summary of some of the options
     available is given below. For details
     on how to apply to any of these,
     please visit our website, which
     also includes more details on entry
     requirements, costs and content.

     Part-time MA degree                       Courses for adults                    Distance learning

     The part-time MA degree offers            We also offer over 100 short          The University of Dundee has been
     opportunities to study at degree          daytime and evening classes,          at the forefront of distance learning
     level regardless of background, age       lecture series and one-day            education for some 30 years.
     or experience. This is a flexible part-   workshops, drawing on areas of        This is an educational approach
     time degree taught on a modular           expertise within the University to    to learning that enables us to offer
     basis within a two-semester               include fine art and design, film     a wide range of flexible learning
     academic year. By accumulating            and media, literature and creative    opportunities to students in the
     the appropriate number of credits         writing, history, science and         UK and abroad at undergraduate
     at the relevant level of study            social studies. The majority of our   and postgraduate levels. Many
     you can achieve the award of              courses do not require any entry      of these are related to continuing
     Certificate, Diploma, or Degree.          qualifications and are generally      professional development (CPD),
     The part-time MA can be studied           open to anyone over the age of 16.    but some are undertaken for
     during the day or in the evening.         Concession fees may be available.     personal interest or pleasure.

     uod.ac.uk/ma-part-time                    uod.ac.uk/coursesforadults            uod.ac.uk/distance
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