Architecture and Urban Planning

Architecture is the practice of designing buildings, spaces and places. Architects and Urban Planners use science, art, and technology to create the built environment

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1st in Scotland for Architecture

Guardian Complete University Guide 2020

At the University of Dundee, you can study your course in the UK’s UNESCO City of Design.

In our studio, you’ll be encouraged to work, in a hands-on way, developing and testing your ideas through manual and digital drawings, models and prototypes.


Students standing in a conservatory with lots of plants
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Space for Practice was created to run as a fringe project alongside the 2016 Festival of Architecture, which was itself part of Scotland’s Year of Innovation and Design 2016. The project ran across three of Scotland’s architecture schools simultaneously.

Published on 15 July 2016


The University of Dundee was invited to participate in the annual 2018 Tongji International Construction Festival in Shanghai, sponsored by the Fengyuzhu Exhibition Company Ltd and hosted by Tongji University’s architecture school.

Published on 15 June 2018


Well done to all of our students who are continuing to develop their skills and demonstrate their passion across architecture, environmental sustainability, law, psychology, and urban planning

Published on 31 July 2020

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Architecture & Urban Planning

University of Dundee
7th Floor, Matthew Building
13 Perth Road
Dundee DD1 4HT
United Kingdom


+44 (0)1382 385315