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University of Aberdeen

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THE World Ranking: 185

The University of Aberdeen has a total of 14,500 students & ranks consistently among the top 1% of the world's universities.

  • We are 5th oldest university in the UK– founded in 1495
  • We have some of the UK’s best multi-million pound facilities
  • International students study here from over 120 countries
  • Our research resulted in Five Nobel Laureates
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University of Aberdeen

Situated in beautiful ‘Old Aberdeen’ we attract over 14,500 students, over a third of whom are international students taking undergraduate, postgraduate and research study to doctorate level. We have two main campuses-Kings College and Foresterhill, with a new Korean site opening. We support you with on campus and distance learning, foundation programmes, scholarships, accommodation and English programmes.  

We have a great range of over 58 sports clubs and societies to suit all interests and to offer further support to you whilst you enjoy study in Aberdeen. Over 75% of research carried out at the University is now classified as either world-leading or internationally excellent. We are proud of our world renowned institutes such as The Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health.

Aberdeen graduates are employed globally, drive innovation and research-driven enterprises and are known throughout various industries as having multi-disciplinary professional skills and abilities.

The City

The city of Aberdeen attracts people from around the world.We are located in the energy capital of Europe, with over 20 US and FTSE 100 companies and energy trade events in Aberdeen and our diverse student population. Our international team will support you with all the information you need and we are quite often already in your country, so come and visit us.

Why Study Here?
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Our location: Aberdeen and Scotland
Your Sports and Fitness Options
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Postgraduate

6.5

Undergraduate

6.0

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Key facts and figures at University of Aberdeen

Rankings

Hotcourses Diversity Index (What is this?)

DIVERSITY INDEX
Source: HESA

122 International student nationalities at this university

FEEL AT HOME INDEX
Source: HESA

3.49% International students from USA

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2017-2018
Source: THE

185

OVERALL SCORE

53.3%

TEACHING

30.3%

INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK

93.3%

INDUSTRY INCOME

41.9%

RESEARCH

33.6%

CITATIONS

87.1%
QS World University Rankings 2017-2018
Source: QS

158

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2017
Source: ARWU

201

Student life in numbers

COSTS PER YEAR*
OVERALL COST OF LIVING

£12180

CAMPUS ACCOMMODATION

£5964

AVERAGE TUITION FEE PER YEAR*

UNDERGRADUATE

£15750

POSTGRADUATE

£16980

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

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Plamen, Bulgaria 4

Aberdeen-the other side of the UK

To prepare for the bad weather, but for the really inspiring Uni.

To prepare for the bad weather, but for the really inspiring Uni.

Shangwei, China 4

Tired study here

Study tasks are heavy here and require a lot of time every day to focus on study. You can easily get tired. Lecturers can have a strong accent that makes students hard to understand, especially from Glasgow, only students from Glasgow can take note during that class.

Study tasks are heavy here and require a lot of time every day to focus on study. You can easily get tired. Lecturers can have a strong accent that makes students hard to understand, especially from Glasgow, only students from Glasgow can take note during that class.

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