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  • International Fees From

    每年15300英镑起 UG
    £13,800 PG

  • World Ranking

    Times排名168 in Times HE
    上海交通大学排名201-300 in Shanghai

  • Students

    10500名本科生 UG
    4,200 PG

  • International

    Over 20%

  • Employability


  • Accommodation


King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

Aberdeen is located in Eastern Scotland and is the oil capital of the UK, as the North Sea oil fields are serviced with both employees and equipment from Aberdeen. Aberdeen has its own international airport and has direct flights to many European destinations. It also has daily transfer flights to Heathrow airport, making international connections easy to manage. Aberdeen has a population of approximately 220,000 people. It has many fine buildings and architecture. In winter temperatures drop to an average of 3-4 degrees centigrade in December and January and 16 degrees in July. Aberdeen is 538 miles from London. The nearest large cities are Glasgow and Edinburgh.

  • History

    Founded in 1495, Aberdeen is Scotland’s third oldest university and the fifth oldest in the UK. Due to its location on the east coast of Scotland, it has strong links to the oil and gas industry. Teaching is organised into three colleges: College of Life Sciences & Medicine, College of Physical Sciences, and College of Arts and Social Sciences.


    There is a main campus and it is a walkable distance from where the majority of university accommodation is based (Hillhead campus). Safety-there is also a night time bus that runs from the city centre to the main campus and up to the Hillhead campus.


    University of Aberdeen is ranked 168th in the Times Higher Education World University rankings. Aberdeen’s Shanghai Jaio Tong ranking is between 201-300. Aberdeen is not a member of the Russell Group of universities.
    University of Aberdeen is ranked =51st in the National Student Survey Satisfaction rankings.


    The student community represents 120 nationalities and international students account for over 20% of the student population.


    Aberdeen has approximately 15,000 students in total-over 10,500 of these students are undergraduates and over 4,200 are postgraduates.


    95.3% of graduates enter directly into work, further study or training within 6 months of graduation (source: HESA). A breakdown of post graduation employment by course, showing the split into professional/managerial positions, rather than general employment figures, is available from Unistats an independent source of university data. For more information, please visit the REF Information page.


    There are over 150 sports clubs and societies at Aberdeen: an Olympic-standard Aberdeen Sports Village and an Aquatic Centre were opened in Spring 2014. It is open to students, staff and the public with facilities for athletics, including a 400 metre running track, football, swimming, hockey, squash, martial arts and boxing.


    First year students are offered a range of self catering and catered accommodation, but returning students have to find their own private accommodation. University accommodation is split between the old Aberdeen campus (main campus) and Hillhead site. The Hillhead site offers both catered and self catering options. The cheapest catered halls of residence offer term time only contracts.

    The lowest price for a single room with shared bathroom and kitchen facilities is £109.00 per week.
    An example price for catered accommodation is £154.00 per week at Crombie Halls.


    Please note Scottish undergraduate honours degrees typically take 4 years to complete.

    International students

    International undergraduate tuition fee examples – BA or BSc:
    Fees for full time undergraduate courses start at £15,300 for Accountancy, rise to £17,200 for Behavioural Studies and up to £17,815 for Civil Engineering.

    International postgraduate taught tuition fee examples – MA or MSc:
    Full time masters (taught) postgraduate course fees start at £13,800 for Politics & Law, rise to £15,400 for Financial Management and £19,000 for Energy Management.

    Subject Areas

    REF (Research Excellence Framework) was an independent government review conducted into the quality of research at UK universities and published in December 2014. This information highlights subjects of specialism within each university. We have listed all subject areas where at least 60% of the research conducted in these specific fields has been graded 3 or 4 stars. (4 stars being the highest ranking REF award). For more information, please visit the REF Information page.

    • Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience
    • 临床医学专业
    • 公共健康,健康服务和初级护理专业
    • 农业,兽医和食品科学专业
    • 化学专业
    • 历史专业
    • 哲学专业
    • 商业管理专业
    • 地球系统与环境科学专业
    • 地理,环境研究和考古专业
    • 建筑和环境规划专业
    • 教育学专业
    • 数学科学专业
    • 法律专业
    • 现代语言和语言学
    • 生物科学专业
    • 社会学专业
    • 神学和宗教研究专业
    • 经济学与计量经济学
    • 般工程专业
    • 英语与文学专业
    • 衔接课程
    • 计算机科学与信息专业
    • 音乐,戏剧,舞蹈和表演艺术

    Online Courses

    Aberdeen does offer some short courses - typically 12 week courses that can be completed via video link and via pre recorded lectures. These courses can then lead to degree studies. The areas of study include; Archaeology, Arts and Social Sciences, Counselling Skills, Religious Studies. Aberdeen also offers full time or part time PhD studies via distance learning in the School of Divinity, History and Philosophy. Distance learning programmes on offer include: PhD Divinity, PhD in Religious Studies, PhD in History, PhD in History of Art and PhD in Philosophy.

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