Abertay University Dundee

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Abertay University Dundee

The University of Abertay Dundee established in 1994, previously the Dundee Institute of Technology since 1888. The university is located on a city centre campus in Dundee, Scotland.

Courses and teaching

The university specialises in courses in computer games and computer security, with available programmes including world-leading courses in digital art, programming and game design, as well as Digital Forensics and Intelligence and Security Informatics. Courses are usually vocationally orientated.

Costs

Students from Scotland and the EU will pay tuition fees of £1,820 per year during the 2016/2017 academic year, while those from England, Northern Ireland and Wales are charged £7,500 annually. The fee for any degree, whether it is three or four years long, is £25,500 for students from the UK (who are not Scottish).

Student life

Dundee has a diverse culture and entertainment scene, from the Dundee Repertory Theatre, which is the base for the Scottish Dance Theatre company, to Caird Hall, which regularly hosts the Royal Scottish National Orchestra. There are also a number of clubs and bars in the area, and the Student Union organises regular events.

Facilities

The university is based on a city centre campus in Dundee, Scotland.

Accommodation

All halls of residence at the university are self-catered, and cost between £59.00-£117.00 per week depending on the room type, payment plan and length of stay.

Education

The university has around 1,000 networked computers across its campus, giving a ratio of one machine to every four students.

Sport

Abertay Health and Fitness Centre is open all year round and offers exclusive memberships to students, staff and alumni. Student fees at the gym are £30 per term or £50 for the full year.

Other

The University of Abertay Dundee was the first university in the world to offer degrees in Ethical Hacking and Computer Games Technology.

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