One of UK’s top varsities

Founded in 1495, the University of Aberdeen is one of the UK’s most internationally distinguished universities. It has a student population of around 14,000 and a large international community of students drawn from 120 different countries.


• Arts and Social Sciences

• Divinity and Religious Studies

• Education

• Engineering

• Law

• Medicine

• Sciences

Choosing your degree

Flexibility and individuality are the university’s real strengths. With over 590 first degree programmes, stude-nts can mix, match and switch subjects as they discover new interests.


Fees vary according to the degree being taken. For 2005-2006, the annual fees for international students are:

• £8,316 for Arts-based subjects (including Law and Divinity)

• £10,968 for Science-based courses (including Psychology)

• £20,484 for the last three years

English language

The University sets minimum requirements for your level of English to ensure you have the language skills to cope with your studies successfully; writing in particular will be important. For the majority of courses students should have an IELTS score of 6.0, with 6.0 in the writing component or a TOEFL score of 550 (213 in the computer based test) with a 4.5 in the TWE.


All single international students are guaranteed a place in a University Hall of Residence or University Partnership accommodation for at least the first year of study. If you prefer private accommodation, you should arrive in Aberdeen in plenty of timeto look for somewhere suitable.