Founded in 1495, the University of Aberdeen is one of the UK's most internationally distinguished universities, combining ancient tradition with the best in modern teaching and learning facilities. It has a student population of around 14,500 and a large international community of students drawn from 120 different countries. With over 650 first degree programmes, the University has an excellent reputation for teaching quality and research, and, over the years, four Nobel Prizes have been awarded for work carried out or begun at Aberdeen.
Students are attracted by our tradition which is rooted in our 500 year history - but we are focused firmly on the future and are at the forefront in many areas of arts and social sciences, in science, computing, engineering and technology, and in ground-breaking disciplines focused firmly on the 21st century. A number of our degrees offer students the opportunity to undertake an industrial placement, or period of study abroad, and 97% (more ... )