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

Biomedical Sciences (Molecular Biology)

  • United Kingdom
  • University of Aberdeen
  • 4 year(s)
  • Bachelor
  • ID 7228

In the first two years of your degree, you will gain a broad knowledge of subjects related to medical science and in scientific research methods. In addition, you will enhance your critical analysis abilities while developing your interpersonal skills through team-working and oral/written communications.

Advanced knowledge of molecular biology will be acquired in the third and fourth years of the programme. Molecular biology has revolutionised the progress of biology over the last half century, culminating in the determination of the complete human genome sequence, and is central to current investigations to understand the genetic basis of human disease and pathology, as well as to the development of improved crops.

$25450 Annual Fees

Accountancy and French

  • United Kingdom
  • University of Aberdeen
  • 5 year(s)
  • Bachelor
  • ID 7229

Accountancy and French at Aberdeen brings international opportunities to students with an existing grounding in accountancy, business and finance. You will gain a competitive advantage by understanding a modern European language, gaining insights into a different culture and being fast tracked into a career in European and international organisations.

You will gain a wide perspective and thorough grounding 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 working in small classes and being supported by dedicated careers advisers.

In French, you will benefit from the University's outstanding reputation. We scored the highest possible rating in the last national Teaching Quality Assessment

You will have the opportunity to develop your language skills informally as well as through classes and you will become familiar with French culture, history, and contemporary life. You will also study for half of your third year as a language assistant or visiting student in a French-speaking country in Europe.

Should you choose a career in international business, you will have many valuable skills to offer employers operating in multinational companies in Europe and the European Commission. You will also be able to seek opportunities in French-speaking countries in Africa, which have fast-developing economies and growing energy industries.

$19700 Annual Fees

Accountancy and German

  • United Kingdom
  • University of Aberdeen
  • 5 year(s)
  • Bachelor
  • ID 7230

Accountancy and German at Aberdeen adds considerable career benefits to your grounding in accountancy, business and finance, giving you the competitive advantage of a modern European language. You will gain a cultural perspective and experience a fast track career in European and international organisations.

Not only will you gain a cultural perspective, you will benefit from developing a 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 and will study with classmates from over 40 nationalities. You will be inspired by staff who are leaders in accounting practice and theory, financial markets, corporate finance, and global economics. All the while, you will benefit from small classes and be supported by dedicated careers advisers.

German at Aberdeen has an outstanding reputation with the highest possible rating of ‘Excellent’ in the last national Teaching Quality AssessmentYou will develop your language skills, taught by native speakers from Germany and Austria and you will gain a broad understanding of Germany’s complex history and culture.

As part of your programme, you will spend half of year three honing your language skills and cultural familiarity as a Language Assistant or visiting student in Germany or Austria.

Upon graduating, you will have the option of many career paths. Should you opt for a career in business, you will be seen as highly valuable by employers and business organisations operating in Europe, including the European Commission. Other career options include tourism and education.

$22225 Annual Fees

Accountancy and Spanish & Latin American Studies

  • United Kingdom
  • University of Aberdeen
  • 5 year(s)
  • Bachelor
  • ID 7231

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 small classes and will be supported by dedicated careers advisers.

Spanish & Latin American Studies has an outstanding reputation with the highest possible rating of ‘Excellent’ in the last national Teaching Quality Assessment. You will be equipped with the skills to communicate in a global language, spoken by 350 million native Spanish speakers in 19 Latin American states, the Spanish Peninsula, and increasingly in the US. You will complement this with studies in Spanish and Latin American culture.

As part of your programme, you will spend half of year three as a Language Assistant or visiting student in a Spanish-speaking country, honing your language and widening your cultural experience.

You will be seen as valuable to employers, particularly those operating in multinational environments, including the energy industry, which is important in the growing economies of Latin America. You will also be an outstanding candidate for other international businesses and NGOs in the international development, education and tourism sectors.

$22225 Annual Fees

Anthropology and Film & Visual Culture

  • United Kingdom
  • University of Aberdeen
  • 4 year(s)
  • Bachelor
  • ID 7232

Anthropology and Film & Visual Culture at Aberdeen is a great study combination and will enhance your grounding in what it means to ‘be human’ with an in-depth study of how we communicate thoughts and ideas visually – a key attribute for humans. Your skills in critical thinking, communication and analysis, in addition to your subject knowledge will appeal strongly to employers in film, business and many other fields.

Anthropology, with 100% student satisfaction, will give you a thorough foundation in humanity, how human cultures and communities differ and how they have developed. You will gain unique insights into behaviours, beliefs and attitudes all over the world and find connections between aspects of life such as family, economics, politics and religion.

Film and Visual Culture at Aberdeen gives a thorough exploration of one very human trait through rigorous training in the history and theory of the moving image within the shifting terrain of 21st century visual culture. You will gain specialist knowledge and skills in the academic study of cinema and develop skills in digital video production and web design.

You will thrive in the stunning, international environment of a leading teaching and research university, in a vibrant regional cultural scene, set amid an inspiring visual environment of mountain, forest, field and sea. Aberdeen is a city rich in tradition and heritage that also celebrates its modern, diverse cultures.

This subject combination is great preparation for a career in the film industry. You will gain the core writing, research, technical and presentation skills required to pursue a wide variety of careers as diverse as publishing, media, teaching, research, or any sector of business.

$22225 Annual Fees