Postgraduate Research

From campus and city tours to information about postgraduate research degrees, our Online Postgraduate Open Evening is the next best thing to being here.

Welcome to your Online Postgraduate Open Evening

Abertay University's Online Postgraduate Open Evening will help you learn more about studying for a postgraduate taught or postgraduate research degree at the UK University of the Year for Teaching Quality 2021*.

Your Online Postgraduate Open Evening will include: 

  • A mix of presentations, videos and live Q&A sessions

  • The chance to talk to course leaders and research specialists

  • Topics such as admissions, funding and more

  • Information on how the right qualification can improve your career prospects

  • Virtual tours of our campus and facilities

Explore the rest of your Online Postgraduate Open Evening below. Remember: if you have any questions, please use the LiveChat function or email

Welcome to your Online Postgraduate Open Evening

Prof. Nia White, Dean of School, Research and Graduate School

Abertay's Graduate School is a dedicated facility located at the heart of the University, providing support, training and professional development opportunities to our vibrant postgraduate community and researchers.

Specially designed to promote integration and inculcation of interdisciplinary and collaborative working in our next generation of researchers, postgraduates study and learn together - from Environmental Management to Law, Psychology, Bioscience, Economics and Business, Cybersecurity and Computer Games.

Our shared space has been designed to promote cross-discipline exchange amongst the student and academic research community so that ideas and expertise might permeate across discipline boundaries to spark innovative discoveries, creativity and new thinking.

So, let’s begin your virtual visit with an introduction from your Dean of School, Prof. Nia White.

Postgraduate Research Degrees at Abertay University

Check out this brochure for all the information on postgraduate research degrees at Abertay. Find everything you need to know about our Graduate School, research groups, research facilities, and much more. 

Join our Vibrant Research Community

We're committed to research that delivers real impact for society. Our researchers are solving complex, real-world problems. Professor Liz Bacon, Principal and Vice Chancellor says:

The ability to constantly evolve and develop discipline-specific and technical skills is key to being an effective, flexible and independent researcher.
By harnessing leadership attributes and using both critical thinking and creativity, a good researcher will be well positioned to make a significant impact in their chosen field, whether that’s working collaboratively with fellow academics or engaging with external practitioners and industry.

Find out more about Abertay's research strategy and structure.

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Student Support and Funding

Dive in to discover everything you need to know about postgraduate funding, careers support, and mental health and counselling. 


Funding is dependent on where you normally live and the type of course you plan to study. 

Watch this short guide to postgraduate funding at Abertay, which also touches on scholarships and bursaries. 


Discover how Abertay's Careers Service can help support postgraduate students.

Explore the resources on offer, as well as the things you can do for yourself that will increase your overall chances of success. 

Disability Support

Hear from Abertay's Advisory Service about the support for students disclosing a disability or specific learning difficulty, including information on disabled student's allowance and accommodation.  

Mental Health and Counselling

Watch the vid below to explore the mental health and counselling support available to you as a student at Abertay University.  

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Any Questions?

A big part of your Online Postgraduate Open Evening is getting your questions answered. However, if you'd like a bit more help with your application or enquiry, please contact our friendly Student Recruitment Team. 


Campus and City

Go ahead and look inside for videos of our campus, library, halls of residence and about the beautiful and exciting city of Dundee.

Tour the Abertay Campus

Find out what goes on within our little campus on Dundee's Bell Street.

Its compact footprint makes it easy to get from place to place, and we're just minutes from the hustle and bustle of Dundee city centre.

Abertay is very close to shops, bars, clubs, cinemas and coffee shops, and just a few minutes' walk from the bus and train stations.

Get to know the Library

Located next to our teaching buildings in our city centre campus, the Bernard King Library offers a variety of flexible, modern spaces to accommodate all learning styles.

A recent £4 million refurbishment has provided four floors of open plan study space, making the library a popular place for independent learning – and you may find it becomes your ‘second home’ during your time with us.

Student Accommodation

Whatever your circumstances, we're sure to have the perfect student accommodation. Four halls and lots of room types - from en suites to doubles, single rooms to bedsits. 

Watch the video to find out more.

Dundee - The Perfect Student City

Want to know more about modern Dundee?

Watch the video to see how our tech and creative industries have reinvented the city. Small wonder we're now known as the capital of cool - and the perfect student city.

Find a Research Opportunity

Research degrees range from Master's degrees with a research element, to doctoral work - the most advanced form of postgraduate study. 

If you're ready to take the next step, you can search through the A-Z of research opportunities at Abertay University. 

Research Opportunities

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