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University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen is one of the most prestigious universities in Scotland as per public research. The university holds the rank among the world’s top universities. It has also secured 31st rank across the world under the 2019 impact rankings of Times Higher Education University.
University of Aberdeen was established in 1860 by a union of King’s College and Marischal College. The college has two campuses and King’s College has been dominating the old section of the university.  There is another campus of the university which is currently home to the School of Medicine and Dentistry and the School of Medical Sciences. One amongst the largest health campuses in Europe comprises the campus. The department of social sciences, arts, and physical sciences along with the university's main library can be located on the Old..

University of Aberdeen
University of Aberdeen
University of Aberdeen
King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom
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King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom
Cost of Living
£12,006
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September/October/November 2022

University of Aberdeen is one of the most prestigious universities in Scotland as per public research. The university holds the rank among the world’s top universities. It has also secured 31st rank across the world under the 2019 impact rankings of Times Higher Education University.
University of Aberdeen was established in 1860 by a union of King’s College and Marischal College. The college has two campuses and King’s College has been dominating the old section of the university.  There is another campus of the university which is currently home to the School of Medicine and Dentistry and the School of Medical Sciences. One amongst the largest health campuses in Europe comprises the campus. The department of social sciences, arts, and physical sciences along with the university's main library can be located on the Old Aberdeen campus. The majority of subjects under medicine and life sciences are covered by the university's Foresterhill campus. One international campus is also maintained by the university in Doha, Qatar.

Key Statistics

Total UG Students Total PG Students International Student Student Faculty Ratio
10,125 5,060 4950 17:2

Notable alumni

  • Alistair Carmichael - Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom

  • Katy Clark - Member of the Scottish Parliament

  • James Burnett, Lord Monboddo - Scottish judge

  • Nicky Campbell - Television presenter

  • Alasdair Allan - Member of the Scottish Parliament

  • Dominic Hubbard, 6th Baron Addington - British Politician

  • John Arbuthnot - Scottish physician

  • Alex Cole-Hamilton - Member of the Scottish Parliament

  • Andrew Brunson - Pastor

  • Sue Black - Member of House of Lords of the United Kingdom

  • James Cantlie  - Physician

Under Graduate

Zoology, BSc
Tution Fees
0
Duration
 4 Years 

Under Graduate

Law with English Law - Accelerated, LLB
Tution Fees
17,200
Duration
 2 Years 

Under Graduate

Behavioural Biology, BSc
Tution Fees
19,700
Duration
 4 Years 

Post Graduate

Oil and Gas Law with Dissertation, LLM
Tution Fees
19,000
Duration
 1 Year 

Post Graduate

Safety and Reliability Engineering for Oil and Gas..
Tution Fees
23,000
Duration
 1 Year 

Post Graduate

Vocal Music, MMus
Tution Fees
19,000
Duration
 1 Year 

Post Graduate

Advanced Chemical Engineering, MSc
Tution Fees
23,000
Duration
 1 Year 

Under Graduate

Philosophy and Physics, BA
Tution Fees
0
Duration
 4 Years 

Post Graduate

Natural Resources Law
Tution Fees
19,000
Duration
 1 Year 

Post Graduate

Psychology, MRes
Tution Fees
21,000
Duration
 1 Year 

Post Graduate

Medical Sciences, MRes
Tution Fees
23,000
Duration
 1 Year 

Under Graduate

Sports and Exercise Science, BSc
Tution Fees
0
Duration
 4 years 

Under Graduate

Legal Studies and Philosophy, BA
Tution Fees
17,200
Duration
 4 Years 

Under Graduate

International Relations and Language & Linguis..
Tution Fees
17,200
Duration
 4 years 

Under Graduate

Geophysics, BSc
Tution Fees
19,700
Duration
 4 Years 

Under Graduate

Immunology and Pharmacology, BSc
Tution Fees
19,700
Duration
 4 Years 

Under Graduate

Biomedical Sciences (Molecular Biology), BSc
Tution Fees
19,700
Duration
 4 Years 

Post Graduate

Energy Law with Professional Skills, LLM
Tution Fees
21,000
Duration
 1 Year 

Under Graduate

Biomedical Sciences (Developmental Biology) with I..
Tution Fees
19,700
Duration
 5 Years 

Under Graduate

Business Management and Information Systems, BA
Tution Fees
17,200
Duration
 4 Years 
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Exam Postgraduate Standard Postgraduate Higher
IELTS Academic / IELTS Online (not IELTS Indicator or IELTS General Training) Must have minimum 5.5 in all elements Listening - 5.5 or above, Reading - 5.5 or above Speaking - 5.5 or above, Writing - 6.0 or above Overall - 6.5 Listening - 5.5 or above, Reading - 6.0 or above Speaking - 5.5 or above, Writing - 6.0 or above Overall - 6.5

Undergraduate

Higher Secondary School Certificate is required. 

Arts: At Standard XII a minimum percentage of 75% overall. An Approximate percentage of 80% in English at Standard XII is another requirement. 

Science: In XII standard minimum 75% is required overall, 75% in mathematics and science subject is required. Additionally, a minimum percentage of 80% in English at Standard XII or our normal English language requirements

Biomedical sciences: In case of biomedical sciences 80% is required at minimum at XII standard. 80% or more is required in two other science subjects. Apart from all of these 80% is required in English.

Engineering: For engineering 75% is required overall and 75% or more is required in mathematics and physics. Additionally, a minimum percentage of 80% in English at Standard XII or our normal English language requirements

Law: At Standard XII a minimum percentage of 80% overall. Additionally, a minimum percentage of 80% in English at Standard XII or our normal English language requirements

Postgraduate

Requirements will vary depending on recognition of University and scoring system used. As a guide, a score of between 60-80% is considered comparable to a UK 2.1, while a score of between 50-69% is considered comparable to a UK 2.2, depending on the ranking of the institution. Please note that in many cases applicants will not need to submit IELTS scores if they have achieved 80% or above in HSC Yr XII or if they have a letter from their former university demonstrating that their degree was taught in English.
 

If you have accepted the UO (Unconditional Offer), after this you will receive the email and you can click on it and apply online. If it is a conditional offer, that is accepted by you already then you will get an option to “apply online” below. Once you receive the Unconditional Offer for University of Aberdeen you will receive the invitation email to complete the application process for accommodation. If you are an undergraduate applicant and you have made Aberdeen your Insurance choice, you are not eligible to apply for accommodation at this time.  You should contact your Firm choice University regarding accommodation options.
In case of post graduate degree you will be eligible to apply for the accommodation only if you have received the Unconditional Offer. You will need your 8-digit ID in order to complete the application form. The 8-digit student ID will be sent to you with your joining papers. 
 

Conditional Offer Unconditional Offer CAS
2 Weeks 10 Days 4 Days

The Aberdeen Global Scholarship is designed to help students who require financial assistance. This scholarship will provide you with a £2,000 tuition fee discount open to eligible self-funded international Masters students from all around the world Indian students are specially eligible for £3,000 tuition fee reduction. 

Some of the scholarship for Postgraduate Taught are listed below:

  • Aberdeen Alumni Discount

  • CB Davidson Fund

  • Aberdeen Global Scholarship

  • Commonwealth Shared Scholarship

  • TBC

Some of the scholarship for Postgraduate Research are listed below:

  • EASTBIO DTP BBSRC Funded Studentships

  • Aberdeen Alumni Discount

  • CB Davidson Fund

  • The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council BBSRC - Research Council Awards

  • Carnegie Trust PhD Scholarships

Some key facts of  University of Aberdeen   

  • Founded in 1495, the University of Aberdeen is Scotland's third oldest university and the fifth oldest in the UK

  • Community of more than 130 nationalities, with 14,000 students and 3,600 staff

  • Programmes: Bachelor, Masters and PhD

  • Disciplines: Arts & Humanities, Business, Social Sciences, Law, Engineering, Geosciences, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences and Medicine

  • Number of Undergraduates 22,172

  • Total Students  29,497

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