Abertay University

Abertay is a small, modern university based in the centre of Dundee. It is an ambitious, forward-thinking institution which offers degree programmes to prepare students for jobs of the modern world. Graduates go on to work for organisations including Apple, Google, BBC, Rockstar, Microsoft, Barclays Bank, and Coca Cola, as well as the NHS and government departments.

Academic Strengths

An Abertay education provides you with a wealth of opportunities for personal development: intellectually, professionally and individually. The university is particularly well renowned for its courses in law and cybersecurity. Employable skills are woven throughout all programmes.

university courses offered

Abertay’s main courses are: Computer Game Design, Cybersecurity, Sports among others. It is Europe’s number one choice for Computer Game Design course. It is also top rated among modern Scottish universities in Biomed and Civil Engineering and it is the only Scottish university to be nominated for University of the Year (2016).

Students who have previously registered with Global Study UK have selected to study Bsc Computing at the University of Aberdeen.


Abertay University is located in the city of Dundee, which is Scotland’s fourth-largest city and the area is a global influencer in education and research & development. Dundee is a city ideal for walking, this is the best way to absorb its charming character. The city has a free app to download on your phone to discover it and find hidden gems. There is a map as well that is available to download, so you can go through iconic attractions with all the info you need about what you’re seeing as if you had a tour guide showing you around on your own.

International Student Support

International students at Abertay University benefit from a dedicated team who can help with both personal and academic matters. The city has a long history of welcoming overseas visitors, so students from all backgrounds will feel at home in Dundee.

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Entry requirements vary by course and country. Check the official Abertay University website for more details regarding requirements.

English Language

Students require an IELTS score of 6.0 at least, with no band less than 5.5 to get study at Abertay University.

Tuition fees

For undergraduate programs, tuition fees can range from 14,000 to 15,500 GBP. For postgraduate programs, tuition fees can range from 13,750 to 17,000 GBP.
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