Social Sciences

31 May 2017

Funded postgraduate places to help drive economic growth

Dozens of fully funded postgraduate places ranging from sustainability to comics are to be made available at the University of Dundee. The Scottish Funding Council (SFC) has made 60 places available on ten specific Masters courses that cover energy, engineering and the creative industries in order to help develop a high-level skills base in key sectors in the Scottish economy. The places cover all tuition fees associated with the programmes and applicants classified as Scottish or EU for fee purposes are eligible to apply. This is the initiative’s fourth year and over 150 graduates have been helped i...

Funded postgraduate places to help drive economic growth

Architecture & Urban Planning

22 May 2017

Architecture graduands produce plans to transform Scotland’s communities

Plans to transform Scotland, from its most remote communities to towns, cities and the urban sprawl of the central belt, are explored by graduands at this year’s University of Dundee Art, Design and Architecture Degree Show. The students have been grappling with pressing social questions in relation to people and places in Scotland over the past year and their proposed solutions are currently being exhibited at the Degree Show, which runs through this week. Fifty graduating architects are displaying their work along with students from years 1-4 of the University’s Architecture programme and fro...

Architecture graduands produce plans to transform Scotland’s communities

Business

13 Jul 2017

Further benefits for our Accountancy graduates

Current students of our BAcc Accountancy degree, and prospective students looking to join us here in September, have been given a boost of encouragement with the confirmation of further professional level exemptions from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). Graduates of our BAcc Accountancy degree, and our BSc Business Management with Accounting & Finance degree, will now receive exemption from CIMA for two of their Management Level papers, P2 (Advanced Management Accounting) and F2 (Advanced Financial Reporting and Taxation). These latest exemptions compliment a number of existing...

Further benefits for our Accountancy graduates

Energy Law & Policy (CEPMLP)

12 Jul 2017

Upcoming Events and CPD Programmes - Autumn 2017

Gas Sales and Purchase Agreements Dundee, 4th - 6th September 2017 This 3-day professional training programme will be of interest to professionals involved in managing international investments in oil and gas ventures including negotiators, lawyers, analysts, procurement managers, corporate development managers, governmental relations executives, officials in state petroleum companies and Ministries of Energy, Finance and Geological Surveys. Delegates will gain an in-depth understanding of natural gas industry agreements, including sales and purchase, transportation, and production related services. Furthe...

Geography

10 Apr 2017

Pathways out of prostitution: Identity and stigma amongst those engaged in commercial sexual exploitation

PhD Studentship Applications are invited for a fully-funded PhD studentship (ESRC) investigating the social and psychological factors that shape the opportunities for women involved in commercial sexual exploitation to exit prostitution. Because of the nature of this research, only female candidates can be considered. The studentship: Funding is available (fees plus maintenance grant) to undertake research leading to a PhD at the University of Dundee. The studentship is for three years and is suitable for an individual who holds a first degree and an MSc in subjects that provide research training in the so...

Pathways out of prostitution: Identity and stigma amongst those engaged in commercial sexual exploitation

Law

10 Jul 2017

New challenges in sustainable development

Experts from The University of Dundee’s Law school are contributing to the conversation around the management of the historic buildings that enrich Scotlands’ landscape, by highlighting new challenges in sustainable development.  Professor Andrea Ross and LLB graduate Agne Zasinaite have recently published an article in the Environmental Law Review which seeks to assist key decision makers in making the tough decisions required to address the policy around modern challenges, such as climate change.  The article, which was inspired by Agne’s first class LLB dissertation, exa...

Psychology

18 Jul 2017

Congratulations to our Graduates!

Congratulations to all our Psychology graduates! To mark the achievements of the Class of 2017 we held a very well-attended Reception. As the photograph shows, staff were in celebratory mood too!  (Left to right: Yuki, Lynne, Ben & Alissa)...

Congratulations to our Graduates!

Politics

1 Nov 2016

Cameron Ross returns from Gaidar Fellowship in Russia

Dr Cameron Ross, Reader in Politics at the University of Dundee, has just returned from Moscow where he held a prestigious Gaidar Fellowship (named after a former Prime Minister of Russia).  The objective of the fellowship was to carry out research at the Russian Presidential Academy for the National Economy and Public Administration. Dr Ross presented a paper to senior scholars and students on the rise of the middle class in Russia and its support for democratic values....