University of Aberdeen

Key Info

Intake Periods September 2024

About University of Aberdeen

The University of Aberdeen has a truly international outlook, with staff, partners and alliances working with us from different institutions and countries across the globe, with students from more than 130 countries. The University has been ranked 4th in the UK and 2nd in Scotland for overall student satisfaction, in the 2022 National Student Survey.

Aberdeen is a unique student city, characterised by a mixture of distinctive architecture, cosmopolitan spirit, northern light and its proximity to the sea. From historical venues to smaller intimate spaces for live entertainment to offer everyone. Also hosts international show tours and festivals across genres including art, live music, opera, theatre, and comedy.

The city offers a fantastic mix of both well-known restaurant chains and quirky independently owned bistros and eateries offering the best local produce. And surrounding countryside is famously known for many different types of wildlife. Spot dolphins or see hundreds of seals in the North Sea.

The University of Aberdeen is the fifth oldest University in the UK, dating back to 1495. For more than 525 years, we have proudly offered our students life-changing opportunities by proving true to our Foundational Purpose: ‘open to all and dedicated to the pursuit of truth in the service of others’. Our vast experience in teaching – along with our modern, 21st- outlook – enables us to offer the same great opportunity to you today.

Our rich heritage, world-leading research and learning excellence have contributed to our association with five Nobel Prize winners and we continue to be named in the Top 20 UK Universities.

Welcome to one of the most prosperous and beautiful regions of the UK. Aberdeen is a vibrant, creative, and ambitious city, known for its historic charm and cosmopolitan community. Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire have something for everyone: from the bustling city centre of Europe’s energy capital to some of Scotland’s most beautiful countryside and coastlines.

We now warmly invite you to join our Aberdeen family and become part of the next chapter in our history.

  • Ranked 20th in the UK in the Guardian University Guide and Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022
  • Ranked 158th in the world in the Times Higher Education Ranking 2022
  • Ranked 4th in the UK for overall student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2022)

Take a Closer Look

What their Students Say

I enjoyed studying with students from diverse cultures as it gave me the opportunity to learn and understand their respective cultures in-depth.

I also enjoyed the engaging conversations that we had during lectures and tutorials, it made me think outside the box and it contributed positively to my learning process.

My advice for aspiring MPH students is to make the most use of the resources provided by the university and do not be afraid to ask questions, the lecturers are happy to help.

Victory Aiyeetan
Master of Public Health (MPH), University of Aberdeen
Student Victory Aiyeetan

The Course has been a great challenge and a fantastic opportunity to expand my understanding, not only of my chosen subject area, but also of current developments in global business. Overall, the quality of learning and teaching is outstanding.

Helen Fowler
MSc Accounting and Finance, University of Aberdeen
Student Helen Fowler

University of Aberdeen Subject Areas

Subject Areas

Accounting and Finance, Agriculture, Forestry and Food, American Studies, Anatomy and Physiology, Art History, Arts and Humanities, Biology, Business and Management, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computing and IT, Creative Writing, Dentistry, Economics, Engineering, English and Creative Writing, English Literature, Geography and Environmental Studies, History, Hospitality, Event Management and Tourism, Languages, Law, Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Mathematics, Media Studies, Medicine, Music, Nursing and Midwifery, Philosophy, Physics, Politics, Psychology, Social Policy and Administration, Sociology, Sports and fitness

Apply to study at University of Aberdeen as an international student