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The main aims of the curriculum at the University of St Andrews are to produce flexible, independent thinkers who have subject-related and generic skills in readiness for work.

The curriculum is developed on research-led teaching, guided by cutting edge researchers and delivered by the best teachers from around the world.

Embedded in the core curriculum are principles of research methodology, ethics and responsibility and insight into global and cultural issues.

The university teaches not only skills and flexible thinking but a belief in the ability to use these beyond graduation.

General enquiries

David Evans
Pro Dean Curriculum (Arts & Divinity)
+44(0)1334 463665

Sharon Leahy
Pro Dean Curriculum (Science & Medicine)
+44(0)1334 463937

Martin Campbell
Pro Dean (Postgraduate Taught)
+44(0)1334 462084

Jonathan Smith
Curriculum Officer
+44(0)1334 462351

Lucy McMaster
Senior Administrator
+44(0)1334 464107