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Overview

A public research university in Scotland, the University of Aberdeen was founded in 1495 and is known as the fifth oldest university in the United Kingdom. Offering the students a flawless blend of tradition and modern academic experience, the university is dedicated to producing aware citizens who will strive to uphold their faiths and values. It stretches ceremonial purpose to its 3 colleges Kings College, Marischal College and Christs College. Organized into 12 schools offering programs pertaining to varied disciplines of Arts and Social Sciences, Business, Life Science and Medicine, Physical Sciences, and 

 

Postgraduate Research the university operates at two campuses of its London Location. Housing two campuses in Scotland with one in Forester hill which is about 2 miles from the second and the main campus of King's College in Old Aberdeen, the university plays host to various cultural and academic conferences. It offers hundreds of courses for undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate degrees amongst which Science, Engineering, Cultural and Language courses top the list. The research quality here at Aberdeen is recognised to be distinguished because of the resourceful and updated libraries. 

 

A traditional and renowned university, Aberdeen ensures its students with a vibrant and successful future. With the acceptance rate of 78%, the average annual cost along with accommodation can come to around Œ£30K which can be reduced with the help of various grants and scholarships offered by the university. Courtesy of a prominent alumni network, the university promises an impressive 90% placement rate for its graduating batch. 

 

The ancient and aesthetically architected campuses reflect the culturally rich Scottish heritage through its residential halls, libraries, laboratories, theatres, recreational halls and cultural centres. The university strives to ensure a holistic and traditional experience for its students through its focus on co-curricular and volunteering events.

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Ranking of University of Aberdeen
University Ranking

Complete University Guide - University Ranking has the university at number 26. (UK). Previously, the university had rankings of 28 for 2019 and 29 for 2020. The university has been placed 20 for 2021 by The Guardian - University Rankings, which is particular to the UK. Previously, the university had rankings of 51 for 2019 and 34 for 2020. As part of their ranking criteria, The Complete University Guide takes into account Graduate Prospects, Research Quality, Research Intensity, and Entry Standards. Entry Standards, Student-Staff Ratio, Value-Added Services, and Career Prospects are the main ranking factors used by The Guardian.

The university is also mentioned in the list of global universities published by US News & World Report, where it is ranked 238th for the year 2021. In addition to other rating factors, the US News & World Report bases their rankings on the number of publications cited, global research reputation, and regional research reputation (12.5% each).

placing first QS The university has received rankings of 207 and 178 for 2021 in the World University Ranking and THE (Times Higher Education) - University Ranking, respectively. While Times Higher Education (THE) accords equal weight to Teaching, Research, and Citations at 30% each, QS places the greatest emphasis on Academic Reputation (40%) followed by Faculty/Student Ratio and Citations per Faculty at 20% each.

Ranked By20182019202020212022
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Universities Rankings [1]201-300201-300201-300201-300NA
QS - World University Ranking [2]158172194207205
THE (Times Higher Education) - University Ranking [3]185158168178158
The Complete University Guide - University Ranking (UK) [4]4028292638
The Guardian - University Rankings [5]4651342020
US News & World Report - Global Universities [6]22822722723825


 

Course Ranking

High rankings have been given to the business courses. The Business & Management Studies (UK) programme is listed at 13 (2020) and 11 (2020) in The Complete University Guide, while the Accounting and Finance programme is ranked at 4 (2021) and 10 (2020). (2021). Business courses have also received good rankings from The Guardian, which put their Accounting & Finance programme at number 18 for 2021.

The engineering programmes of the university received top marks in the Complete University Guide subject rankings. The PG programmes in chemical engineering, civil engineering, electrical and electronic engineering, and mechanical engineering have been ranked by The Complete University Guide for 2021. The university's Computer Science programme received a ranking of 29 in The Complete University Guide for the academic years 2020 and 2021.


 

Ranking for Business Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
QS - Accounting & Finance [7]NA251-300251-300251-300NA
THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Business and Economics [8]NA201-250301-400301-400251-300
The Complete University Guide - Accounting & Finance Ranking [9]161310414
The Complete University Guide - Business & Management Studies (UK) [9]3017131112
The Guardian - Accounting & Finance Rankings [10]5471501821
The Guardian - Business, Management & Marketing [10]4150414746
The Guardian - Guardian Economics Rankings2135302723
Ranking for Engineering Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
QS - Architecture & Built Environment Rankings151-200NANANANA
QS - Engineering and Technology [11]316369373389NA
QS - Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering Rankings301-350401-450401-450451-500NA
THE (Times Higher Education) - Engineering [12]301-400301-400401-500401-500301-400
The Complete University Guide - Chemical Engineering Ranking [13]202723217
The Complete University Guide - Civil Engineering Ranking [13]23991013
The Complete University Guide - Electrical & Electronic Engineering [13]202919824
The Complete University Guide - Mechanical Engineering Ranking [13]2628303012
The Guardian - Chemical Engineering [14]NANANANA15
The Guardian - Mechanical Engineering [14]NANANANA39
Ranking for Computers Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
THE (Times Higher Education) - PG Computer Science [15]151-175301-400401-500401-500401-500
The Complete University Guide - Computer Science [16]4435292913
Ranking for Science Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Mathematics Rankings201-300151-200151-200201-300NA
QS - Pharmacy & Pharmacology Rankings101-150151-200151-200201-250NA
QS - Physics and Astronomy Rankings451-500501-550501-550551-600NA
QS - QS - Biological Sciences Rankings101-150151-200151-200151-200NA
QS - QS - Mathematics Rankings301-350351-400351-400401-450NA
THE (Times Higher Education) - Life Sciences Rankings7975677895
THE (Times Higher Education) - THE - Psychology RankingsNA101-125176-200301-400301-400
The Complete University Guide - Biological Sciences Rankings2629352925
The Complete University Guide - Physics & Astronomy Rankings2934261931
The Complete University Guide - Psychology Rankings2022252014
The Guardian - Guardian Physics Rankings2291476
Ranking for Humanities Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Political Sciences Rankings151-200151-200151-200151-200NA
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Sociology RankingNANANA151-200NA
QS - QS - Sociology Rankings251-300NANANANA
THE (Times Higher Education) - Arts & Humanities Rankings101-125101-125151-175126-150151-175
The Complete University Guide - Sociology Rankings1420262016
The Guardian - Guardian Politics Rankings6772604919
The Guardian - Guardian Sociology Rankings213371010
Ranking for Medicine Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
QS - QS - Medicine Rankings151-200151-200151-200101-150NA
THE (Times Higher Education) - Clinical and Health Rankings126-150101-125126-150126-150126-150
The Complete University Guide - Medicine Rankings25121147
The Guardian - Guardian Medicine Rankings124222
Ranking for Law Courses
Ranked By20182019202020212022
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Shanghai Law RankingNA201-300201-300NANA
QS - QS - Law Rankings201-250201-250201-250201-250NA
THE (Times Higher Education) - THE - Law RankingsNANANA8199
The Complete University Guide - Law Rankings1059614
The Guardian - Guardian Law Rankings171591012

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Times Higher Education

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US News

Eligibility of University of Aberdeen

Eligibility varies based on your country of origin.

Please check this link; https://www.abdn.ac.uk/study/international/inmycountry/entry-requirements.php 

Campus Life

 

Residences

  • Fyfe House
    Each floor contains on average 37 single study rooms with single beds with shared allocated kitchen & toilet/shower facilities

 

  • Wavell House
    Each floor contains on average 37 single study rooms with single beds with shared allocated kitchen & toilet/shower facilities

 

  • North Court
    Flats for 3-4 persons, single study bedrooms with wash hand basin in the room, shared kitchen and bathroom facilities.

 

  • Keith House
    Self catering flats for 5 persons, single study bedrooms, with single beds, with shared kitchen and bathroom facilities.
Student Reviews for University of Aberdeen
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Durga

I am currently a first year student at the University of Aberdeen. I wanted to take a moment to provide feedback on my experience so far in the university. My overall experience is positive and I'm loving it! The professors are knowledgeable, friendly and helpful, and the staff members are always willing to help with any questions. The environment is comfortable and diverse.

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Ajanabh

Studying at the University of Aberdeen is an amazing opportunity. It has everything you need, from a diverse community to comfortable living and knowledgeable professors

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Vanita

I completed my undergraduate degree at the University of Aberdeen. I chose this university because it was a great choice to develop knowledge in my field and I was attracted by the cost of living in Aberdeen. The University is one of the fastest growing universities in Europe, has a diverse community, impressive infrastructure and comfortable accommodation. There are also affordable tuition fees that allow me to focus

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Scholarships

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Frequently asked questions

Everything you need to know about University of Aberdeen
Where is University of Aberdeen located?

University of Aberdeen is located in Aberdeen, UK

How much does it cost to study in University of Aberdeen?

The average first year cost to study in University of Aberdeen is INR 2456354

What is the acceptance rate for University of Aberdeen?

University of Aberdeen has an acceptance rate of 12.5%

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