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University of Aberdeen

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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The University of Aberdeen 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. There are opportunities to undertake supervised research in all departments of the University and over 140 taught Masters degrees. 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. The 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) assessed 89% of Aberdeenâ??s research activity as being of international quality and 55% as either world-leading or internationally excellent. 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. 97% of our graduates enter into good jobs, research posts or further study within six months of graduating. We are committed to helping...
137
2014
137
2015
141
2016
  • 55.60
    Overall Score
  • 42.6
    Academic Reputation
  • 47.3
    Employer Reputation
  • 63.7
    Faculty Student
  • 56.1
    Citations per Faculty
  • 95.9
    International Faculty
  • 97.6
    International Students
101-150
2014
101-150
2015
51-100
2016
  • 68.3
    Academic Reputation
  • 61.4
    Employer Reputation
  • 85.4
    Citations per Paper
  • 78.2
    H-index Citations
136
2014
153
2015
  • 69.20
    Overall Score
  • 75.6
    Academic Reputation
  • 52.2
    Employer Reputation
  • 72.4
    Citations per Paper
  • 62.5
    H-index Citations
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,420
International
551

Number of students

11,879
Postgraduate 22%
Undergraduate 78%

Number of international students

4,158
Postgraduate 34%
Undergraduate 66%
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.