There has never been a more exciting time to embark on studies with the University of Aberdeen. Our aim is to further develop the learning and support services that we provide to ensure that our students are well supported and have the opportunities to gain the skills to succeed in the global market place. This includes the completion of our £28million Olympic standard sports centre, the development of a flagship library for the 21st century, and the implementation of a new curriculum for students.
The University of Aberdeen has always been strongly committed towards academic and research excellence. The quality of the research activities carried out at Aberdeen has been validated by the five 'Nobel prizes' awarded, for work carried out, or begun at the University.
The University provides an opportunity for students to pursue the degree of their choice and facilitates academic growth and overall personal development. Its competitive focus towards research, diverse courses, excellent teaching, superb facilities and the care and attention provided to students make it an ideal University for students to entrust their future.
Here you'll find study options to suit your academic interests, and social and leisure activities that will contribute to your overall well-being, enjoyment and personal growth.
The academic strength you would expect from a 500 year old university – yet right at the forefront for careers in the 21st century.
A thriving, cosmopolitan community with students from 120 countries set within a beautiful, historic campus that has seen five Nobel Prizes being awarded for work carried out, or begun at the University. Students are attracted by our tradition which is rooted in our 500 year history - but we are focused firmly on the future and are at the cutting-edge of research in many fields. Our attraction also lies in the quality of our courses and teaching, the research opportunities we provide, our superb facilities as one of the six Ancient Universities of Britain, and for the care and support which we provide for all our students.
Our experience and connections can help secure that all-important first step on the ladder to a successful career. 93% of our students enter directly into good jobs, research posts or further study within six months of graduating.
Not only academic qualifications to rival the best, but also personal, communication and teamwork skills to make you an all-round achiever in whatever you choose to do. We boast over 150 clubs and societies for students to join and offer excellent on-campus sports facilities.
We pride ourselves on providing state-of-the-art learning resources for our students. Computing and library facilities are geared towards your needs and we are especially proud of our exceptional museums and special collections.
It's your degree and we believe it should be planned around you, with the freedom to plan your own programme of study from a wide range of options. Flexibility and individuality are the University's real strengths. With over 550 first degree programmes on offer, students can mix, match and switch subjects as they discover new interests on route to their tailor-made degree. The University has numerous international connections with universities in North America, Asia and across Europe, affording students the opportunity to study abroad as part of their degree.
Unique programme options with professional accreditation, industrial placements, plus the opportunity to study abroad in Europe, North America, Hong Kong, Japan, China, Singapore or Korea.
Aberdeen is everything a student city should be and more! Historic, international, fashionable and friendly, Aberdeen is the perfect place to live and study. Aberdeen has also been voted the best place to be a student in the UK by a leading accommodation website. Home to 250,000 people, it’s the perfect place for work, for leisure and for play!
The University is committed to supporting a wide range of cultural activities. In 2012 we were proud to host the British Science Festival. Highlights included lectures from Brian Cox and Bill Bryson as well as a T-Rex roaming the campus.
£270 million is being invested into new facilities and resources for students, including a flagship new library, student centre and Olympic standard sports village.
All new students are guaranteed a place in student accommodation, either on the campus or close by – so no need to set the alarm too early!
A self-contained friendly campus in a friendly city; we will do everything we can to help you quickly feel at home. Our support services rank with the best in the UK and we aim to make sure, right from the start, that you have access to any guidance you might need.
Aberdeen is probably closer than you think. Cheap and regular air, rail and bus connections will get you around Scotland, the UK and further a field in no time.