University of Dundee
The University of Dundee & Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design
The University of Dundee is one of the UK's leading universities, internationally recognised for its expertise across a range of disciplines including science, medicine, engineering and art.
Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design (DJCAD) is an integral part of the University of Dundee. It is ranked as one of the top schools of art and design in the United Kingdom and has an outstanding reputation in both teaching, practice and research.
DJCAD maintains a high quality teaching reputation with a unique portfolio of provision which enjoys robust student demand and active links with industry. There are approximately 1200 students - 1100 undergraduate and 90 taught and research postgraduate currently able to choose from a broad range of disciplines including Interior and Environmental Design, Textiles, Graphics, Jewellery, Illustration, Time-based Art and Digital Film, Fine Art (Painting, Printmaking and sculpture) Animation, Art, Philosophy and Creative Practices, Product Design and Digital Interactive Design. The portfolio also includes collaboration with computing, engineering, medicine and forensic art & science, giving an internationally recognised profile of excellence in interdisciplinary study.
DJCAD research was rated highly in the last UK Higher Education research assessment of 2008 (The RAE) with 80% of its research being deemed international or world class. The college was commended for its established research culture and interdisciplinary and collaborative research, with a strong and vibrant PhD community which in 2012 numbers around 45 students and 25 Post Doctoral Assistants. Research projects and students are either clustered around the facilities within the college buildings or within the purpose built Visual Research Centre, which is located within Dundee Contemporary Arts, Scotland's leading contemporary art space.
Current research themes include: Digital Economy & Futures Visualisation & Application of Visual Thinking Archival & Curatorial: Practice, History & Theory.
For more information regarding the University of Dundee please visit www.dundee.ac.uk and for DJCAD www.djcad.dundee.ac.uk