Study in Scotland

An ancient yet innovative education system


Every year, thousands of international students choose to study in the UK. Universities here are respected around the world for their high quality of education and welcoming and supportive multicultural atmosphere. The United Kingdom is made up of four countries: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The University of Aberdeen is located in Scotland, the northernmost of the four countries.

Studying in Scotland is unlike studying elsewhere in the UK. Degrees here are flexible, allowing you to find the right specialism for you. If you are an undergraduate student, you’ll study for four years rather than the typical three — a system that has been implemented across the world, from the USA to China.  Postgraduate students will benefit from developing their knowledge in country home to some of oldest universities in the world.

Hear from our students and staff

There’s no better way to discover what life is truly like in Aberdeen than hearing students and staff from the University give their opinions of the city. Discover the best places to go, the international atmosphere, and what the weather in Scotland is really like.

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