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Featuring CCIS Programs

University of Dundee, Scotland

Dundee, Scotland (Europe)

Quick Facts

Fall 2020
Welcome Week: September 5 - 13 
Term Dates: September 28 - December 18 
Application Deadline: April 1
Costs: $11,565 CCIS Member | $11,965 CCIS non-Member

Spring 2021
Welcome Week: January 9 - January 17
Term Dates: January 18 - May 15

Application Deadline:  October 1
Costs:  $11,565 CCIS Member | $11,965 CCIS non-Member

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Program Overview

The College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS) program at the University of Dundee provides exceptional quality at an affordable price. Dundee has a beautiful campus where you can experience a pleasing blend of old and new buildings in an attractive setting of lawns and gardens overlooking the mile-wide River Tay and the surrounding hills of Fife and Perthshire.

Dundee, the “City of Discovery”, (pop. 170,000) lies on the estuary of the Tay on the east coast of Scotland, with the Highlands to the north and St. Andrews and Edinburgh to the south. The city of Dundee has more students per head than any other city in the United Kingdom, which means that it is a vibrant university town with services and businesses that cater to students’ needs and budgets. There are excellent cultural and social activities, as well as sporting and shopping facilities. Dundee has the nicest climate of all of Scotland’s cities, with more sunshine and lower rainfall than other location.

The University of Dundee has been selected as the Scottish University of the Year in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide for both 2016 and 2017, hailed for both its excellent teaching quality and student experience. Also, the Times Good University Guide rated Dundee as the 2020 University of the Year for the student Experience.



Contact Program Sponsor and Advisor

Brookdale Community College
Janice Thomas
Director, International Center

Questions? Contact me
Tel:(732) 224-2799

This program is sponsored and administered by Brookdale Community College.

Academics & Program

Founded in 1881 as University College of St. Andrews, Scotland's oldest University since 1411, the University of Dundee was established in 1967 and is now Scotland's University with the widest range of courses.


Located within the city center, the campus offers easy access to Dundee's cultural and social life, while forming a close community with a stimulating atmosphere. The University offers a wide range of student support services, student clubs and social/recreational facilities, such as sport halls and computer labs.


Course Offerings
You can choose from among a wide variety of courses (modules) in the subjects below.  We are happy to send you course information that is more detailed. Just send us an email (


Anatomy and Human Identification

Art & Design (Animation & Electronic Media, Graphic Design, Illustration & Printmaking, Jewelry & Metalwork, Textile Design, Interior Design, Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, Photography, Time Based Art) | Applications to the College of Art and Design will require a portfolio.



Engineering & Physical Sciences (Civil Engineering, Electronic & Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics)

Environmental Science


Humanities (English, European Studies, History, Languages, Philosophy)

Life Sciences


Politics and International Relations


Urban Planning (Town and Regional Planning)


For additional module descriptions or more detailed syllabi, please email or call 732-224 2799.

Academic Highlights

The University of Dundee offers an excellent academic program, with courses that include an experiential learning component that will give you a real-world experience.


The academic calendar is based on the US semester schedule; study abroad students typically enroll in three courses for a total of fifteen US college credits.

Upon completion of the program, CCIS students will recieve a Dundee transcript along with a U.S. credit and grade equivalency guide.


Student Life & Housing

Student Life

The university campus (more than 17,000 students) is centrally located in the city of Dundee. The city's main pedestrian zone with its many shops, cinemas, theaters, restaurants and bars, and the waterfront promenade are within a five-minute walk of the campus. The main campus is a pleasing blend of old and new buildings in an attractive setting of lawns and gardens overlooking the mile-wide Tay estuary. Teaching, recreational and residential buildings are side by side to form a friendly self-contained community. Students live in a single occupant room in University of Dundee residence halls either on campus or within easy walking distance to the campus. The residence halls are self-catered. Students have access to university student clubs, leisure and sports facilities and student support services. Ten computer clusters with several hundred computers are open to students for internet/email access. Sport facilities include a fitness center (single rowers for cardiovascular training), two large sport halls with basketball/volleyball/badminton courts, a pool and a gymnasium.

Student Services

With an international student population of more than 20%, coming from more than 100 countries, the University of Dundee is very experienced in providing excellent services to study abroad students. Conveniently located within walking distance from the city center, the campus itself is fully integrated with all recreational, sports and social facilities on one site. CCIS students receive pre-departure guidance, orientation, and have access to the full range of university facilities and social activities, such as the Student Union, the University Chaplancy, and Student Advisory Service. There are 10 IT suites on campus with several hundred PC’s, and the residences are also connected to the University network.

The University guarantees an offer of private accommodation to study abroad students who apply before the deadline. All accommodations have been built or renovated in the last 10 years. They are self-catered flats and are fitted with kitchen/dining/living rooms. The residences are either on campus or within a very short walking distance from the campus. Students live in a single occupant room with en-suite bathrooms. Each bedroom has a computer link, Wi-Fi, bed, study desk and wardrobe. Within Dundee's residences, you are sure to find a welcoming environment and a great community spirit.

Duration & Costs


Fall 2020 
Welcome Week: September 5 - 13
Term Dates: September 14 - December 18

Spring 2021
Welcome Week: January 9 - January 17
Term Dates: January 18 - May 28


Fall 2020:  $11,565 CCIS member | $11,965 CCIS non-member
Spring 2021:  $11,565 CCIS member | $11,965 CCIS non-member


Costs included: Tuition, fees, pre-departure orientation and advising, on-site orientation, and sickness and accident insurance.
Costs not included:Airfare ($1,300 approx.), accommodations ($3,950 approx./per semester), textbooks ($175 approx.), optional airport pick up ($40 approx.), personal expenses ($2,750 approx.) and meals ($1,600 approx.).

All costs, fees, and dates are subject to change without notification. Contact the program sponsor to verify all costs, fees, and dates for this program.

Please refer to your acceptance materials for information on arrival, orientation, and academic calendar. The refund policy is program specific and non-transferable. Refer to your acceptance materials for the comprehensive refund policy or contact the program sponsor.


Eligibility & Deadlines

Application Deadlines
Fall semester:  April 1
Spring semester:  October 1

Late applications will be accepted on a case-by-case basis.
For students applying to the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, please email for further instructions and plan to submit your application two weeks prior to the stated deadline.

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA: 3.0 cumulative on a 4.0 scale
Minimum class standing: Minimum of 15 college credits and minimum age of 18

Entry Requirements

One semester (6 months or less without internship component) - Visa is generally not required: can enter UK as a student visitor. Full Year or with internship - Visa is required. For more information visit the
UK Visa & Immigration website.

Have you talked with your study abroad advisor about your home institution's application process? Your institution's deadline might be earlier than the CCIS program application deadline. Check now to make sure all of your material is submitted on time!


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Alumni experiences

Adventures abroad

Lily W

"I had such a wonderful time abroad, and the time flew by much too quickly. I loved the University of Dundee. The University has such a lively student life that really enriched my experience. They are very friendly and helpful toward international students. I would encourage any student looking to study in Scotland, or even the United Kingdom in general, to consider the University of Dundee. Also, Brookdale was so helpful during the entire application and pre-departure process and I am very thankful for that."

Rosie H

"Studying abroad at Dundee was a great experience. It really is like what people say about it. You get to meet new people learn new things about different cultures. I really do recommend studying abroad. And when you do study abroad it is fun to hang out with other study abroad students, but don't just limit yourself to that. Join a club and become friends with people you meet in that club. I joined the women's rugby team while I was studying abroad at Dundee and I was able to travel more because they would take me to out of the city to games and events. The team went as fans to several international rugby games and I was able to go. If I hadn't met them then I never would have known that those games were going on nearby. It was a great experience and I still keep in touch with a few of my friends on the team."