University of Aberdeen

  • University of Aberdeen, King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, Scotland, UK
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The University of Aberdeen is a public research university in Aberdeen, Scotland. It is an ancient university founded in 1495 making it Scotland's third-oldest university and the fifth-oldest in the English-speaking world. Aberdeen is consistently ranked among the top 200 universities in the world and is ranked within the top 20 universities in the United Kingdom according to the Guardian newspaper.
Teaching and research is primarily based at our Old Aberdeen and Foresterhill campuses. Arts, Social Sciences, Physical Sciences and the main University library are located in Old Aberdeen. The majority of Life Sciences and Medicine is based at Foresterhill.
We have an international campus in Doha, Qatar.

Fast Facts

  • Founded in 1495, the University of Aberdeen is Scotland's third oldest university and the fifth oldest in the UK
  • Ranked in the top 20 universities in the UK (Guardian University Guide, 2021)
  • Scottish University of the Year 2019 (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019)
  • In the top 170 universities in the world (Times Higher Education (World) 2020)
  • Community of more than 130 nationalities, with 15,000 students
  • Five Nobel Laureates are associated with the University of Aberdeen
  • 75% of research classified as world leading (REF 2014)
  • Global international networks: campus in Qatar, Alliance with Curtin University and Partnerships in Sri Lanka

Accountancy and Business Management

  • United Kingdom
  • University of Aberdeen
  • 4 year(s)
  • Bachelor
  • ID 7208

Accountancy and Business Management at Aberdeen will help you gain a strong advantage in pursuing a career in business and finance. You will gain a thorough grounding in the theory and practice of accountancy and will acquire the business knowledge and skills to manage the challenges of fast-moving regional, national and global economies.

You will gain a strong foothold in accountancy and develop the analysis and evaluation skills required to process accounting information in a modern economy.

Your studies in Business Management will complement your learning in Accountancy, giving you a strong ‘people’ perspective and a wide understanding of how organisations function as well as the challenges they face as business becomes increasingly global.

Your skills will develop within the confines of a dynamic learning and research environment, inspired by staff from a range of professional backgrounds and financial markets. You will learn how complex organisations operate and will benefit from being involved in real-life scenarios.

You will have access to professional training facilities such as our virtual trading room and the Bloomberg finance lab, which is used by major financial service companies across the world.

You will thrive in the international, dynamic environment of our Business School with classmates from over 40 nationalities creating a truly global experience. The support you will receive from teaching staff and dedicated careers advisers will help you to develop as an individual with the skills and attributes sought by employers from a range of businesses.

$22225 Annual Fees

Accountancy and Economics

  • United Kingdom
  • University of Aberdeen
  • 4 year(s)
  • Bachelor
  • ID 7209

Studying Accountancy and Economics at Aberdeen is a great way to prepare for a sparkling career in international finance, business, politics, media and a variety of other sectors. You will gain a thorough grounding in the theory and practice of accountancy, set within the wider perspective of the global economy. You will be taught by leading international economists whose work influences government policy.

You will develop a solid understanding of accountancy and develop the analytical and evaluation skills required to process accounting information in a modern economy.

You will study the microeconomics of business and society, the macroeconomics of the world economy and will learn about economic challenges in a variety of political, social and historical contexts.

You will have access to professional training facilities, such as our Bloomberg finance lab, which is used by major financial service companies across the world. This technology integrates real activity in financial markets directly into our students’ courses.

Your skills will develop in a dynamic learning and research environment, inspired by staff with a wide range of professional backgrounds, both in accountancy and finance. You will be taught by leading international economists, such as Professor Alex Kemp, who is a world authority on oil and gas markets and an adviser to the Scottish Government and health economists, whose work influences Scottish and UK policy decisions on public health issues.

You will thrive in the international, dynamic environment of our Business School with classmates from over 40 nationalities creating a truly global experience. You will be supported by teaching staff and dedicated careers advisers, who will help you develop as an individual with the skills and attributes sought by employers in business, government, education and private consulting.

$22225 Annual Fees

Accountancy and Finance

  • United Kingdom
  • University of Aberdeen
  • 4 year(s)
  • Bachelor
  • ID 7210

Accountancy and Finance at Aberdeen is a great combination of subjects to help you prepare for a stellar career in international finance, business, politics, media or many other sectors. You will gain a thorough grounding in the theory and practice of accountancy, set within the wider perspective of the principles of finance and how organisations operate within a fast-changing global economy.

You will gain a thorough understanding of accountancy and develop the analytical and evaluation skills required to process accounting information in a modern economy.

In Finance, you will learn about crucial areas such as financial management, corporate finance, personal finance, financial institutions, derivatives and the stock market. You will learn about financial problems and become adept in understanding and using information from financial newspapers and documents.

Your skills will develop in a dynamic learning and research environment, inspired by staff who are internationally known for their leading research in accountancy, finance, economics, and business management.

You will benefit from having close links with employers, real-life business scenarios, and professional training facilities such as our Bloomberg finance lab, used by major financial services companies across the world.

You will thrive in the international, dynamic environment of our Business School with classmates from over 40 nationalities creating a truly global experience. You will be supported by teaching staff and dedicated careers advisers who will help you develop as an individual and set you on the road to a brilliant career in business, or whichever path you choose.

$22225 Annual Fees

Accountancy and Legal Studies

  • United Kingdom
  • University of Aberdeen
  • 4 year(s)
  • Bachelor
  • ID 7211

Accountancy and Legal Studies at Aberdeen is a great combination of subjects, giving you a thorough foundation in the theory, practice and application of financial and business skills. You will gain highly developed analytical and academic skills as well as a strong grounding in legal studies. You will be given a head start for a stellar career in business and finance, among many other options.

You will gain a wide perspective and thorough business grounding through studying Accountancy, with courses in Management, Statistics and Economics.

You will thrive in the international, dynamic environment of our Business School with classmates from 45 nationalities, inspired by staff who are leaders in accounting practice and theory. You will benefit from studying in small classes and you will be supported by dedicated careers advisers.

Legal Studies fosters important academic qualities including clear, careful and independent thought and will add value to your career options. For example, you will learn about the legal framework within which the world of corporate finance operates. Our Law school is ranked 12th in the UK out of more than 90 law schools and is in the top five for graduate prospects - with an impressive 95% score for student satisfaction.

A major factor in the quality of our legal teaching is the calibre and enthusiasm of our staff, testing your mental agility with complex, realistic legal scenarios. You will also have the opportunity to be part of our student-led practical initiatives, including the Student Law Society, Law Review and our legal clinic – the Aberdeen Law Project.

This degree combination is an excellent passport for entry into a wide range of careers including chartered accountancy, media, finance and banking, government service and teaching.

$22225 Annual Fees

Anthropology

  • United Kingdom
  • University of Aberdeen
  • 4 year(s)
  • Bachelor
  • ID 7212

Anthropology at Aberdeen is a wide and fascinating exploration of humankind and what it means to ‘be human’. You will study the differences in human cultures and societies and how they have developed across the world. The programme has a special focus on the northern polar countries and their links to north east Scotland. Our programme is a brilliant foundation for many careers and scores 100% satisfaction with students.

Anthropologists explore the biological and social features that make us human to gain a deeper understanding of the cultural and ethnic differences in our beliefs and perspectives. At Aberdeen, we explore this subject in a wide social, political and economic context.

You will gain a unique insight into the behaviour, beliefs and attitudes of societies all over the world, finding connections between aspects of life such as family, economics, politics and religion and themes including ethnicity and nationalism.

You will be inspired by teachers and researchers who are international leaders in their fields and you will take advantage of Aberdeen being an international research centre for studying the northern Arctic peoples from Russian and the Nordic and Baltic countries, as well as people from Iceland, Greenland, Canada and Alaska.

The skills you will develop in critical thinking and analysis will give you a deep knowledge and understanding of human behaviour, which can be applied in business and many other fields. Many of our graduates now work in research, teaching, media, politics, or in business or public sector organisations in a host of roles with international and cultural contexts.

You will enjoy a special, warm welcome at the University of Aberdeen and benefit from excellent teaching, the international impact of our research and a global experience, all within our friendly and vibrant international community. You will love our beautiful campus and great facilities for learning, sports and leisure and our many opportunities to develop extra skills, broaden your horizons and gain the competitive advantage in the career path you choose.

$22225 Annual Fees