Study options

We will get you to where you want to be


Our aim is to get you to where you want to be, studying a postgraduate or undergraduate degree at the University of Aberdeen.

Studying with us in 2022 is about putting your education first. It is your time to learn, to develop and to be ready for the world. By starting your university education now, you can look forward to achieving your graduation dreams and starting an exciting graduate-level job in just a few short years. Whether your goal is to start your own business, research medical developments, work for an NGO or something in between, this is your future.

Thinking about the Undergraduate Foundation Programme or International Year Two? Find out more about starting this academic year below.

Joining us in January 2022

You can choose how you study. Our experienced, specialist staff will be available to offer academic guidance, tutorial sessions, careers advice as well as personal and welfare support. We'll get you to where you want to be, the way you want to get there.

Choose how you study

We offer a choice of study options so you can feel confident to start your programme, keep your studies on track and achieve your university goals.

Join us on campus

If you join us on campus, you can expect:

  • Experienced teachers and support staff
  • One-to-one support at every stage
  • Additional health and safety measures
  • Blended learning, which is a mixture of face-to-face and virtual teacher-led learning

Study online from home

You may be unsure about travelling right now and choose to start your programme online from home and join us on campus at a later date, or start and finish your programme online from home*.

By studying virtually, you can expect:

  • 21-day money-back satisfaction offer
  • Visa refund policy
  • Wider range of English language tests accepted (CAS requirements stay the same)

Our aim is to get you to where you want to be – studying at the University of Aberdeen in September 2022.

Earn whilst you study with Job Ready

Confirm your place with us and gain access to Job Ready, our free service designed to help you secure a job while you study with us in the UK.

In partnership with our expert career development partners, you will:

  • Learn how to write a compelling, eye-catching CV
  • Take part in mock interviews
  • Receive assistance in setting up interviews with employers

You can find out more about Job Ready here.

Prepare to Arrive

Prepare to Arrive is brand-new programme designed to help you prepare for your pre-CAS credibility interview and for your studies in the UK. Succeeding in the interview is a key step on your journey to joining us in the UK.

Delivered at no extra cost, this short online course is fully self-guided meaning you can access the programme anytime, anywhere. At the end of the course you will be invited to book your pre-CAS eligibility interview.

Once you’ve completed Prepare to Arrive and paid your first term fees, you’ll be eligible to join our 4-week online preparation course, Prepare for Success.

*Subject to continued approval by the UK Visas and Immigration service, or circumstances that are subject to approval under our specific academic regulations.