School of Interdisciplinary Studies, Dumfries Campus
Set in 85 acres of historic parkland, the School of Interdisciplinary Studies, Dumfries Campus is situated in south-west Scotland. Combining idyllic surroundings with world-class teaching and outstanding placement opportunities, this is the perfect setting to give you an incredible student experience.
The co-location of science and social-science disciplines is a fundamental aspect of the School of Interdisciplinary Studies. Students can enhance their learning by drawing upon the different subjects and areas of expertise across the School, and it’s this critical opportunity that supports students to develop a broad understanding to address real world problems.
Our close-knit community is typically made up of students and staff from more than 25 countries. Creative and picturesque, Dumfries has a lively arts and festival scene, strong cultural heritage and a wealth of outdoor activities including hiking and cycling trails, rivers and lochs.
The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021
The Research Excellence Framework (REF) is the national assessment of the quality of UK higher education research. With experts from across multiple disciplinary areas, the breadth of activity across the School of Interdisciplinary Studies has allowed it to contribute to 7 themes across the REF Units of Assessment.