School of Social Sciences

We are engaged in making sense of some of the world's most complex and challenging issues, ranging from health and wellbeing to social change and social justice and the interplay between our built and physical environments

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Guardian University Guide 2020

One of the Top Programmes for Energy Law

LLM Guide 2020

Social sciences help to make sense of global social changes and society challenges.

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Our research and civic engagement brings all of our disciplines together to address key global challenges.

Dundee experts recognised for tsunami films
Showcasing real-life evidence of tsunamis in the UK has earned a national award for two University of Dundee experts
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Photograph of Caroline Cotta in front of European Union buildings in Strasbourg. Berenice Lemoine and Tracy Leli inset to left.

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Our students are encouraged to find and apply to internships to see how practitioners apply their legal skills and how laws are developed. Three LLM graduates discuss their internships and how they helped their careers and preparation for PhDs.

Published on 3 August 2020

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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

Photograph of student Gene Lim

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Gene is from Singapore and discovered Dundee when she flew to Scotland for her brother’s graduation. She fell in love with the city and she describes why it is one of the best choices she has ever made.

Published on 3 July 2020

Photograph of student Amelia Mah

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Amelia Mah, from Scotland, graduated in 2020 with her Undergraduate LLB Degree and is now studying for her Diploma in Professional Legal Practice

Published on 3 July 2020

Eliza and Melanie Chiswell

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Twin sisters Eliza and Melanie Chiswell will this week celebrate all they have achieved at the University of Dundee, despite the cancellation of the Graduation ceremonies they had looked forward to for four years.

Published on 23 June 2020

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