Founded in 1495 by William Elphinstone, Bishop of Aberdeen and Chancellor of Scotland, the University of Aberdeen is Scotland's third oldest and the UK's fifth oldest university.
We offer a vast selection of both full-time and part-time degrees at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate level. Whether you are looking to enhance your professional practice, change your career or get started on a new pathway, our undergraduate and postgraduate professional courses will help you achieve your goals.
We offer a dynamic and inclusive research culture, welcoming students to collaborate with our staff and professional partners to investigate the complexities of education and its underpinning values and beliefs.
The University's research is undertaken from a number of world-class research institutes, complemented by research centers. They produce world-leading output in a range of disciplines in Arts and Social Sciences, Life Sciences and Medicine and Physical Sciences.
The Careers Service inspires and supports career success through collaboration, innovation and professionalism. We provide our students with the advice and information they need for effective career planning and skill development along with opportunities for networking and connecting with employers.
The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2021. Universities with a score above 4.0 (out of 5) in any of the 8 award categories, receive Badges of Excellence. Congratulations!
Based on the Top Floor of the Students' Union Building, the Student Advice and Support team offers impartial and confidential advice and support on a range of issues, including finance, disabilities and specific learning differences, visa and immigration matters, mental health and well being, and more.
The University of Aberdeen offers student living for undergraduates at our Hillhead Student Village and at a number of residences based on our King’s College campus. International Exchange and Study Abroad students are integrated in to the halls with other University of Aberdeen students, so you will have the opportunity to meet local students as well as other international students.
International Exchange and Study Abroad students are guaranteed a place in student accommodation for the duration of their studies, as long as they apply by the stated deadline. Information regarding how to apply for accommodation and the relevant deadlines and contract dates is provide at the point of acceptance.
Library services provide:
One of the largest wireless campuses in Europe, and strategy to continually improve student accommodation and facilities.
We have a range of accommodation options to suit everybody, located in or close to the Old Aberdeen Campus, the Hillhead Student Village and the City Centre.
The Olympic standard Aberdeen Sports Village and Aquatics Centre is the premier sports facility in the North East of Scotland. It is open to students, staff and the public with facilities for athletics, football, swimming, racquet sports, hockey, martial arts, weight lifting, boxing and fitness classes, as well as spaces for a variety of sports clubs such as trampolining and ultimate frisbee.
The Centre is designed to be somewhere for people to enjoy, train and compete in sporting activities.
The Students’ Association is the organisation that represents you, supports you, offers hundreds of co-curricular activities for you to explore your interests and talents, and works hard to make your time in Aberdeen as good as it can be.
We run over 100 societies, which fall into the following broad categories:
The University of Aberdeen Business School is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).
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I enjoyed the Language & Linguistics MA programme. Teaching was great and teachers always treated us with understanding and kindness. I found the semester-long courses too long and preferred the few half-semester courses we had. Assessment consisted sometimes of one or two papers per course, which I didn't find ideal. I preferred having regular smaller assignments during a...
I especially loved all of my professors, as they were all helpful and understanding and responded to emails quickly trying to help in any way they could. The library was a great place to study and had a good atmosphere. It was great that it was also open 24/7 during exam phase, since I was able to go there during the nights before exams or essay deadlines to get work done....
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