Skills and Training

Further and Higher Education

Angus is surrounded by a wealth of further and high education facilities and research institutions.

The area has a reputation for the highest standards of education and is a global influencer in education and research and development. A number of these institutes have strong links between academia and business.

Abertay University

The University of Abertay Dundee, is a future-oriented institution with a close relationship and strong collaboration with industry and commerce. Abertay is Scotland’s leading university for environmental science research, offering world-leading courses in Computer Arts and Computer Games Technology and its environmental research.

Dundee and Angus College

Dundee and Angus College is widely regarded as the best in Scotland. The College offers more than 300 courses. It has excellent industry ties and recently opened its Incubator Huboffering start up business advice and accommodation within the College.

University of Dundee

The University of Dundee has been ranked among the very best in the UK in the Research Excellence Framework 2014. It is one of the strongest research hubs in Europe with an international reputation in Life SciencesMedicine, Engineering, Computing, Art & Design and the Humanities.

The James Hutton Institute

The James Hutton Institute is a world-leading scientific organisation encompassing a distinctive range of integrated strengths in land, crop, waters, environmental and socio-economic science. It undertakes research for customers including the Scottish and UK Governments, the EU and other organisations worldwide.