Abertay University

About the institution

Abertay University is located in Dundee. It is a city centre campus and all of its buildings are within a quarter of a mile of each other. The university is the UK’s first ever centre of excellence for computer games education and has the Abertay GameLab. The majority of students are from Scotland and there are plenty of opportunities to get involved with Scottish traditions. For example students can learn bagpiping and traditional ceilidh dances or join the university’s own ceilidh band.

Key facts (HESA 2013/14)

All students: 
4,756
Male UG students: 
53%
Female UG students: 
47%
Full-time students: 
93%
Under 21 on entry: 
72%
International: 
10%
Undergraduate: 
91%
Student-staff ratio: 
21.0
Average UCAS tariff: 
337.0

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 17%
2.1: 42%
2.2: 22%
Pass: 2%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

87%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
48%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
18,000
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment


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