The University of Aberdeen

www.abdn.ac.uk

About The University of Aberdeen

The wide variety of courses, combined with our flexible student-centred approach, offers you many advantages, especially if you have not quite made up your mind what to study.

An Aberdeen degree provides you with the opportunity to study a broad range of courses across our disciplines and gives a huge amount of flexibility. A Scottish Honours degree normally takes four years, but if you have very good qualifications you can be admitted to the second year of study in many of our degree programmes, enabling you to complete an Honours degree in three years. In some cases it is even possible to enter the third year of a degree programme.

Flexibility and individuality are our real strengths. We know from experience that flexibility is very important in preparing our students for a world today in which new graduates need a wide range of knowledge, understanding and skills.

At Aberdeen, you are admitted to a degree course rather than to a subject or department. You can usually study any subjects which interest you and even change direction as your interests and ambitions develop. This applies especially to MA and BSc students. Beginning with a broad base of three or four subjects - traditional in the Scottish degree - gives you the freedom to plan your own programme from a wide range of options. So you can mix, match and switch subjects as you discover new interests on the route to your tailor-made degree.

University Rankings

This Year / Last Year

The Sunday Times

44/12340/121

The Guardian

46/12136/119

The Complete University Guide

40/12942/127

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    • City Centre
    • University

    The University of Aberdeen, Regent Walk, Aberdeen, AB24 3FX

    Telephone: 01224 272 000
    Email: sras@abdn.ac.uk
    Website: www.abdn.ac.uk

    Stats and Facts *

    Total Postgraduate Students:

    4,045

    Total Undergraduate Students:

    9,960

    Total Non-UK Students:

    4,225

    Total Part Time Students:

    1,980

    Total Full Time Students:

    12,020

    Total Student Population:

    14,000

    * Based on 2016 HESA Figures

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