University of Aberdeen  


United Kingdom

top General Information


Street:University Office
King's College


Post Code:AB24 3FX


Institution Funding



Founded 1495, incorporated under the University (Scotland) Act of 1860

Academic Year

September to June

Admission Requirements

Scottish Certificate of Education (SCE) or General Certificate of Education (GCE) or equivalent, with passes in 5 approved subjects, including English, (3 at SCE. higher (H) grade or 2 at GCE. Advanced ('A') level), or passes in 4 approved subjects (all at SCE (H) grade)



Student Body


top Officers

Head : George Boyne

Job title:Principal and Vice-Chancellor

Years of office:2018-

Senior Administrative Officer : Steve Cannon

Job title:Interim University Secretary

International Relations Officer : Richard Wells

Job title:Vice-Principal International Partnerships

top Divisions

College : Arts and Social Sciences

Fields of study:Anthropology, Art History, Arts and Humanities, Celtic Languages and Studies, Education, Film, French, Gender Studies, Geography, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Modern Languages, Music, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Religion, Social Sciences, Sociology, Spanish

College : Life Sciences and Medicine

Fields of study:Biological and Life Sciences, Health Sciences, Medicine, Nutrition, Protective Services, Psychology

College : Physical Sciences

Fields of study:Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Geography, Geology, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Physics

top Degrees

Bachelor's Degree

Postgraduate Certificate in Education

Postgraduate Diploma

Master's Degree

Master of Philosophy


Fields of study:Accountancy, Anthropology, Archaeology, Biological and Life Sciences, Civil Engineering, Dentistry, Economics, Education, Engineering, Finance, Geography, Geography (Human), Geology, Health Sciences, History, International Relations and Diplomacy, Law, Literature, Management, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Modern Languages, Nutrition, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Psychology, Real Estate, Religion, Social Sciences, Sociology

Updated on 14-01-2020