University of Aberdeen
United Kingdom, Scotland, Aberdeen
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University of Aberdeen
- Total Students 5483
- Total Programs 371
- Qs World208
- Established year1495
- Institution TypeUniversity
About University of Aberdeen
Established in 1495, University of Aberdeen is a public university located in Aberdeen, United Kingdom. It has a global ranking of 208 for the year 2024 according to QS World University Rankings’ website.With a broad range of degree programs, it offers a unique academic and culturally immersive experience for international students.
Become a part of the Aberdeen Family and find academic success at a top-ranking UK university with our undergraduate and postgraduate pathway programmes. Our International Study Centre in the heart of the Old Aberdeen Campus offers a safe and welcoming environment, whoever you are and wherever you come from.
We will be open for your studies (subject to satisfactory completion of our detailed health and safety risk assessment) and supportive staff at the International Study Centre will help you adjust to living and studying in the UK. If you cannot travel to the UK for the start of the first term, you can start your studies online from home.
Highly engaging learning and teaching
In order to create the safest possible learning environment, and whilst social distancing restrictions are in place, you will benefit from a mixture of as many face-to-face interactions as possible, supported by online learning. You will also receive one-to-one support, giving you help and guidance every step of the way.
All our programmes at the International Study Centre allow you to prepare for undergraduate or postgraduate study at the University of Aberdeen.
With our undergraduate pathways, you will graduate with your degree in the typical four years it takes to complete an undergraduate degree in Scotland, whilst our pathway to Medicine lets you progress to a 5-year medical degree. Our Pre-Masters Programme offers two routes to postgraduate study at the University, ensuring you gain the skills to succeed in the perfect degree for you.
University of Aberdeen Ranking
These institutions from the U.S. and more than 90 other countries have been ranked based on 13 indicators that measure their academic research performance and their global and regional reputations. Students can use these rankings to explore the higher education options that exist beyond their own countries' borders and to compare key aspects of schools' research missions. These are the world's 2,000 top universities.Read more >
The 20th edition of the QS World University Rankings features 1,500 institutions across 104 locations and is the only ranking of its kind to emphasise employability and sustainability.
This year, we've implemented our largest-ever methodological enhancement, introducing three new metrics: Sustainability, Employment Outcomes and International Research Network.
The results draw on the analysis of 17.5m academic papers and the expert opinions of over 240,000 academic faculty and employers. Massachusetts Institute of Technology celebrates twelve years at the top, the University of Cambridge retains 2nd place while the University of Oxford (3rd) climbs one position.
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024 include 1,904 universities across 108 countries and regions. The table is based on our new WUR 3.0 methodology, which includes 18 carefully calibrated performance indicators that measure an institution’s performance across five areas: teaching, research environment, research quality, industry, and international outlook.
This year’s ranking analysed more than 134 million citations across 16.5 million research publications and included survey responses from 68,402 scholars globally. Overall, we collected 411,789 datapoints from more than 2,673 institutions that submitted data. Trusted worldwide by students, teachers, governments and industry experts, the 2024 league table reveals how the global higher education landscape is shifting.
View the World University Rankings 2024 methodology The University of Oxford tops the ranking for the eighth year in a row, but others in the top five have seen shifts in their ranks. Stanford University moves up to second place, pushing Harvard University down to fourth. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) climbs up two places to third this year. The University of Cambridge slips to fifth place, after being in joint third place last year.
The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) was first published in June 2003 by the Center for World-Class Universities (CWCU), Graduate School of Education (formerly the Institute of Higher Education) of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, and updated on an annual basis. Since 2009 the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) has been published and copyrighted by ShanghaiRanking Consultancy. ShanghaiRanking Consultancy is a fully independent organization on higher education intelligence and not legally subordinated to any universities or government agencies. ARWU uses six objective indicators to rank world universities, including the number of alumni and staff winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals, a number of highly cited researchers selected by Clarivate, a number of articles published in journals of Nature and Science, a number of articles indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded™ and Social Sciences Citation Index™ in the Web of Science™, and per capita performance of a university. More than 2500 universities are actually ranked by ARWU every year and the best 1000 are published.Read more >
University of Aberdeen Programs
- Animal Behaviour
- Animal Behaviour and Welfare
- Applied Mathematics
- Applied Sports Science
- Biological Sciences
- Biomedical Sciences (Anatomy)
- Biomedical Sciences (Developmental Biology)
- Biomedical Sciences (Molecular Biology)
- Biomedical Sciences (Pharmacology)
- Biomedical Sciences (Physiology)
- Biotechnology (Applied Molecular Biology)
- Business Management and Information Systems