We invite you to the Postgraduate Open Day at the University of Dundee on Wednesday 7 November 2018 from 14:00 - 19:00

Our next Postgraduate Open Day will take place on Wednesday 7 November 2018 from 2pm to 7pm in the Dalhousie Building.

If you are thinking about postgraduate taught or research study, the Postgraduate Open Day will give you the opportunity to find out about applying, funding, careers, university life and the city. You’ll also be able to explore our beautiful campus and check out the student services.

Representatives will be available from the following discipline areas:

  • Art and Design
  • Business, Accountancy & Finance
  • Careers Service
  • Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification
  • Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy
  • Computing
  • Education, Social Work and Community Learning & Development
  • Environment
  • Humanities
  • Law
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering (including Biomedical Engineering and Medical Imaging)
  • Nursing
  • Psychology
  • Spatial Planning
  • Social Research Methods and Sustainability
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Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design - Dean's Welcome Address


Janice Aitken, Associate Dean of Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, will give a short introduction to postgraduate study at DJCAD. The Dean’s welcome will take place in DJCAD's Matthew Building, Level 5, Lecture Theatre 5013.

Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design - Introduction to Programme Directors and Studio Tours


The Programme Directors will introduce themselves at the end of the Dean's Welcome and will then be available to informally chat to prospective students and show them the relevant studio spaces. Studio tours will leave from DJCAD’s Matthew Building, Level 5, Lecture Theatre 5013.*

*The Medical Art and Forensic Art and Facial Identification Programme Directors will not be present. There is a separate tour for these courses leaving DJCAD reception at 13:00.

Professional Graduate Diploma in Education


We offer programmes which enable students to qualify as a Primary teacher, working with young learners in the 3-12 age group, or as a Secondary teacher in subject disciplines of Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Home Economics or English. The one year programme includes valuable placement experience in school and has the option to gain Masters credit toward a Master of Education degree.


Admissions Process and Applying to PG Courses at the University of Dundee

14:30 – 15:00 and 16:50 – 17:20

This will be led by Pamela Wilkie, Postgraduate Admissions Manager, who will guide you through the application process at the University of Dundee, including the deadlines to look out for.


Postgraduate Funding

15:00-15:20 and 16:30-16:50

This short session, run by the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS), will discuss the cost of postgraduate study at the University of Dundee in addition to offering an overview of postgraduate loans and additional sources of funding.


Master of Education MEd

16:30 – 17:00

The MEd is essential for all professionals who work in an educational setting and wish to enhance their professional learning and improve career progression prospects. Students can tailor the educational experience with a wide range of modules and named awards available. The programme can be accessed entirely at a distance via the University virtual learning environment. The MEd is accredited by the GTCS and there is an option to study a route accredited by the International Baccalaureate (IB).


Educational Psychology MSc

17:30 – 18:00

The MSc in Educational Psychology is a two-year full-time professional training programme which leads to qualification as an Educational Psychologist and eligibility for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as an Educational Psychologist, after a further year of supervised practice in an accredited local authority psychological service and obtaining the Qualification in Educational Psychology (Scotland) (Stage 2).


Scottish Graduate Entry Medicine Programme (ScotGEM)

16:30 – 17:30

Run in partnership with the University of St Andrews and the University of Dundee, ScotGEM is designed to develop doctors interested in a career as a generalist practitioner within NHS Scotland. We offer a unique and innovative four-year graduate entry medical programme tailored to meet the contemporary and future needs of the NHS in Scotland and focuses on rural medicine and healthcare improvement. 

Social Work MSc

18:15 – 19:00

The MSc in Social Work is a highly innovative programme which offers you an opportunity to study and practice social work in a way which breaks down the barriers between theory and practice. We value the qualities and experiences which students bring to our programme and build on these to produce social work graduates equipped for 21st century social work practice.


Careers Service

15:30 – 16:15

Find out what opportunities you’ll have both as a student at the University of Dundee, and the support we can offer after you have graduated.

Postgraduate Psychology opportunities

17.00 - 17.30

An insight in to the various different postgraduate opportunities within the Psychology field at the University of Dundee, with information provided on our five Pschology MSc programmes. 

Campus Tours

Throughout the event - leaving from Dalhousie Foyer.

Opportunity to see the main University campus, including; Main Library, The Union, Institute of Sport & Exercise, Accommodation and relevant academic buildings.

MSc Forensic Art & Facial Identification Tour

13.00 – Leaving from the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design (DJCAD) reception on Perth Road.

This tour will give you the opportunity to meet with Dr Caroline Erolin and Dr Chris Rynn who will take you on a tour of DJCAD facilities. The tour will then move onto the Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification to view the dissection room and anatomy museum. This tour will finish at approximately 14.30 where you will have the opportunity to attend other talks and take part in a campus tour.

Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design Facilities Tours


If you'd like to see Duncan of Jordanstone's fantastic facilities, including our printmaking workshop, make space, and foundry, then come along on a facilities tour. There will also be ad hoc tours throughout the day – please ask at the DJCAD stand in the Dalhousie Building for more information.


For information about travelling to the University of Dundee please visit our Travel pages.


When you arrive

When You Arrive

On arrival, please make your way to the registration point at Dalhousie Foyer on campus to pick up your Open Day programme with a map and any additional notes you may need to help you during your visit.

To help speed up registration, we ask to bring your Eventbrite confirmation with you – either printed or your smartphone / tablet.

We're here to help!

If you have any questions regarding this visit please do not hesitate to get in touch with us at opendays@dundee.ac.uk or call us on +44 (0)1382 38 38 38