University of Dundee is located in Scotland and is one of the top 5 universities in the UK for student satisfaction, says National Student Survey 2019. University of Dundee offers wide range of courses under ten schools viz
- Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design
- School of Business
- School of dentistry
- School of Education and Social Work
- School of Humanities
- School of Life Sciences
- School of Medicine
- School of Nursing and Health Sciences
- School of Science and Engineering
- School of Social Sciences.
According to the Guardian University Guide 2021, University of Dundee is ranked in the top 20 universities in the UK. The university has pioneered in bowel cancer screens and in hand identification techniques in forensic science. The university is also acknowledged for its cancer prevention strategies.
Life in University of Dundee
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Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design
Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design offers wide range of undergraduate courses viz
- Art and Design (General Foundation)
- Art and Philosophy
- Digital Interaction Design
- Graphic Design
- Fine Art
- Interior and Environmental Design
- Jewellery and Metal Design
- Product Design
- Textile Design
The School also provides a lot of postgraduate courses such as
- Animation & VFX
- Arts and Humanities
- Arts, Science and Visual Thinking
- Comics and Graphic Novels
- Design for Business
- Design for Healthcare
- Forensic Art and Facial Imaging
- Medical Art
- Product Design
The school is ranked number 1 in Scotland for Art and Design, says Complete University Guide 2018. It has a dedicated studio space to create a lively and stimulating environment. The Visual FX studio is one of the only two in a UK university. The school has strong industry links which ensures to keep the degrees up to the emerging trends.
School of Business
School of Business offers a wide range of courses in the following specialized subjects viz
- Accounting and Finance
- Business, Management and Marketing
According to the National Student Survey 2020, School of Business is ranked number 1 for Accounting and Finance.
School of Dentistry
The School of Dentistry is located at the main campus which provides access to research in a well-established research environment and excellent clinical facilities. According to the Guardian University League Tables 2020, School of Dentistry is ranked 3rd for Dentistry and ranked top in the UK for overall satisfaction in Dentistry, says National Student Survey 2019. The school has collaborated with University of Glasgow and The Scottish Oral Health Research Collaboration under various topics such as Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences.
School of Education and Social Work
The school works through the departments of
- Community Education
- Early Years
- Educational Psychology
- Professional Development
- Social Work.
The school has partnership with Stafford Global (for Masters in Education and Bachelors in Childhood Studies) and Belfast Met (for bachelors in Professional Development courses). According to the National Student Survey 2020, the school has been ranked number 1 in Scotland and 3rd in UK for overall satisfaction in Teacher Training and Ranked top 10 in UK for Social work, says the Complete University Guide 2021, Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021.
School of Humanities
The School of Humanities is specialised in the following departments viz
- Archives and Information
All the programmes under Archives and Information are accredited by the UK Archives and Records Association and The Records and Information Management (RIM) Professionals Australasia. The School also has strong links with the creative communities such as
- The Dundee Rep Theatre
- Dundee Contemporary Arts Centre
- Dundee Comics Creative Space
- The McManus
- V&A Dundee
The School of Humanities has research centres and strong links with
- Scottish Centre for Continental Philosophy
- Centre for Critical and Creative Cultures
- Scottish Centre for Global History
- Centre for Poetic Innovation
- Centre for Scottish Culture
- Centre for Scotland’s Land Futures and more.
According to the National Student survey 2020, The School is ranked joint top in the UK for overall satisfaction in English studies; Joint top in the UK for overall student satisfaction in creative writing; ranked 3rd in Scotland for Languages and Area Studies and ranked 2nd In Scotland for Philosophy. School of Humanities is ranked number 2 in Scotland for modern languages, says The Guardian University Guide 2020.
School of Life Sciences
The University of Dundee is termed as one of the leading universities in Europe for research in Life Sciences. School of Life Sciences provides a wide range of courses under two major divisions
- Biomedical Sciences
- Biological Sciences.
According to the Research Excellence Framework 2014, University of Dundee was ranked the top University in Biological Sciences. The various centres, divisions and units under the School of Life Sciences are:
- Biological Chemistry and Drug Discovery
- Cell and Development Biology
- Cell Signalling and Immunology
- Centre for Antimicrobial Resistance
- Centre for Gene Regulation and Expression
- Computational Biology
- Drug Discovery Unit
- Geomicrobiology Group
- Medical Research Council Protein Phosphorylation and Ubiquitylation Unit
- Molecular Microbiology
- Nucleic Acid Structure Research Group
- Plant Sciences
- National Phenotypic Screening Centre
School of Medicine
The School of Medicine is based on the University of Dundee’s Ninewells campus, co-located with Ninewells hospital. According to the Complete University Guide 2021, It is the first university in the UK for Medicine and Medical Technology. Research within the School of Medicine is organised into five divisions
- Cellular Medicine
- Systems Medicine
- Molecular and Clinical Medicine
- Population Health and Genomics
- Imaging Science and Technology
The School of Medicine works in close working relationship with NHS Tayside through the Academic science Health Network and Tayside Medical Science Centre (TASC). The school has more than ten research facilities for simulation-based healthcare education.
School of Nursing and Health Sciences
The School offers various courses in the following disciplines
- Adult nursing
- Child Nursing
- Mental Health Nursing
School of Science and Engineering
The School of Science and Engineering consists of the following disciplines:
- Biomedical Engineering
- Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification
- Civil Engineering
- Mechanical and Electronic Engineering
The school also has four overarching research themes leading to fifteen research clusters such as:
- Computer sciences
- Engineering and Physical Sciences
- Mathematical Sciences
- Science and Justice
The school has its specialisations in:
- Anatomy and Biological Anthropology
- Computing (including Artificial Intelligence)
- Engineering (Biomedical, Civil and Mechanical)
- Mathematics (including numerical analysis)
- Physics (including Material science)
The School has well established facilities that includes Comparative Anatomy Collection; Forensic Services; Robotics & Control Laboratory; Material Testing Laboratory; Fluid Mechanics Laboratory; Geotechnical Laboratory; Concrete Technology Unit and more. This helps in large scale testing.
All the computing courses are accredited by BCS, The British Charted Institute for IT; the Mathematics courses are accredited by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications and the Physics courses are accredited by the UK Institute of Physics. Some of the current and recent collaborators include:
- CIRCA Connect Ltd
- KITE Innovation Ltd
- Liberty Art Fabrics of London
- Yahoo and more.
According to the Complete University Guide 2021, School of Science and Engineering has been ranked number 1 in the UK for Medical Technology (Biomedical engineering) and ranked number 1 in Scotland for General Engineering. The school has also ranked number 1 in the UK for Forensic Science and ranked number 4 in the UK for Anatomy, says Complete University Guide 2020. It has ranked 8th in the UK for Civil Engineering, says Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021. It has also been ranked number 1 in Scotland for overall satisfaction in Mathematics, says Complete University Guide 2019.
School of Social Sciences
The School offers a wide range of courses in the following disciplines:
- Architecture and Urban Planning
- Geography and Environmental Science
- Energy Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy
- Politics and International Relations
The School of Social Science is ranked third in Scotland for Law, says Guardian University guide 2021 and according to LLM Guide 2020, Ranked as one of the top programmes for Energy Law.
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