About Abertay University, UK
Abertay University is based in Dundee, Scotland. It is reckoned among the UK’s (United Kingdom) leading tech universities having created a niche in video games and cyber security education. A modern, progressive and student-friendly university, it is best known for its expertise in video games education. The degrees offered in this field have stood number one in Europe for the last seven years.
Tracing its roots to 1888, Abertay has expanded to setup a sprawling campus in the heart of Dundee. The campus is known for its energetic student knowledge exchange activities, presence of people from diverse cultural backgrounds, accomplished researchers and teachers. Students from over 60 nations represent the university.
For local and international researchers, the university boasts of an ultra modern library, namely, the Bernard King Library, which is an award-winning library in the UK. It features thousands of books, electronic resources, such as online journals, eBooks and specialist databases. The library also features collaborative technologies for active group study and focused learning.
The university puts a strong emphasis on research and academic excellence intended to prepare the students for adapting to the challenges at workplaces and emerge winners in compelling situations. The courses offered by the university cater to the needs of different industries through equipping the students with the necessary skills to ideate and innovate.
The university offers programs mainly through its four academic schools – School of Design and Infomatics, School of Applied Sciences, School of Business, Law and Social Sciences, and Graduate School. From Mental Health Nursing to Civil Engineering, or Business Analytics to Ethical Hacking, the programs have been designed to prepare the students for better career opportunities by exposing them to real world experiences while making them theoretically and conceptually proficient.
For its focus on imparting quality education and training, Abertay University is leading a continent-wide transformation in the program delivery and outcome. This reputation is amply evidenced by various awards and accolades with which the university has been honoured. The university is honoured with 2021 Sunday Times University of the Year for Teaching Quality. It ranks among top 10 universities in UK for Student Satisfaction in the National Student Survey, and got recognition as National Centre for Excellence for both video games and cyber security education.