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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
The University of Aberdeen offers over 600 first degree programmes.