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Founded in 1495, Aberdeen is an international University built on the high quality of its teaching and research. Over the centuries, Aberdeen graduates and scholars have changed the world in many fields of human endeavour. Today, the University is at the forefront in many areas of art and social sciences, in science, oil and gas, renewable energy, computing, engineering and technology.


Schools & focus

Teaching at the University of Aberdeen is organised across three colleges, those of Arts & Social Sciences, Life Sciences and Medicine, and Physical Sciences. Together they offer over 650 undergraduate degrees and over 140 taught postgraduate degrees. Students benefit from being taught by academics who are active in research, with many involved in international collaborations at the forefront of discovery in their respective discipline.

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Fees & entry requirements

Fees vary depending on which degree you wish to study. Please visit www.abdn.ac.uk/international/finance.php for more information. The entry requirements also vary by degree. You can check our online prospectuses at www.abdn.ac.uk/prospectus/ or contact your International Officer at www.abdn.ac.uk/international/contact.php for the details.

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Scholarships

The University of Aberdeen offers a number of bursaries and scholarships, based on academic merit and individual circumstances. We keep an up to date online database which can be found at www.abdn.ac.uk/funding

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International partnerships

The University is embarking upon an exciting period of internationalisation, building upon a long established record of engagement with fellow academic colleagues, universities, and research institutes from all over the world. Students already benefit from comprehensive exchange agreements throughout Europe, Canada, the United States, Hong Kong, Japan and China which provide a fantastic opportunity to add an international dimension to their studies at Aberdeen.

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Research strengths

The University has an outstanding track record in pioneering discoveries which have changed thinking and practice in medicine, science and humanities over five centuries, including work that has contributed to five Nobel Prizes. Aberdeen’s three distinct research centres have a broad-based research platform, focusing on global issues including health, social organisation, environmental sustainability and energy, including renewable energy and oil and gas.

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Employability

The University of Aberdeen has a proven track record in helping graduates take the first steps on the ladder of their chosen career. Aberdeen graduates are highly sought after and can earn some of the best starting salaries in the UK. 91% of graduates enter directly into work, further study, or training within 6 months of graduating.

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In your country

The University of Aberdeen has a very diverse and multi-cultural student population. One fifth of our 16,000 students is from outside the UK and come from over 120 different nationalities from all around the world. To find out more visit www.abdn.ac.uk/international/my-country.php

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Key facts & figures

  • 3rd oldest university in Scotland and 5th oldest university in the UK
  • Ranked in World Top 1%
  • Five Nobel Prizes have been awarded for work started or carried out at Aberdeen
  • Student population comprised of over 120 different nationalities
  • Olympic standard sports facilities
  • Based in Scotland's Safest University City
  • 97% of graduates go on to employment or further study within 6 months

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Student Recruitment & Admissions
University Office
King's College
Aberdeen, AB24 3FX

T: +44 (0)1224 272091
F: +44 (0)1224 272576

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Contact Info

Student Recruitment & Admissions
University Office
King's College
Aberdeen, AB24 3FX

T: +44 (0)1224 272091
F: +44 (0)1224 272576

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