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University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

Founded in 1495, the University of Aberdeen is one of the UK's most internationally distinguished universities

The University of Aberdeen has a student population of around 14,500 and a large international community of students drawn from 120 different countries.

History and Excellence
The University has an excellent reputation for teaching quality and research, and, over the years, five Nobel Prizes have been awarded for work carried out or begun at Aberdeen. 76% of the University's research has been rated 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent' in the Research Excellence Framework (REF2014), the largest assessment of University research in the world.

Leading in the 21st Century
The University is 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, such as Bio-Medical Computing Science. 96% of our graduates walk into good jobs, research posts or further study within six months of graduating.

Choice and Flexibility
Flexibility and individuality are the University's real strengths. With over 440 first degree programmes on offer, students can mix, match and switch subjects as they discover new interests on route to their tailor-made degree. For postgraduate students, there are opportunities to undertake supervised research in all departments of the University, or choose from over 120 taught Masters programmes which are designed to meet the needs of the workplace in the 21st Century.

A Superb Environment
The University has a beautiful central campus where ancient buildings sit side by side with modern, newly refurbished, laboratories, first-class computing facilities and the latest library technology and Olympic standard sports village. The University promotes a multi-national, multi-faith community. An offer of student accommodation is guaranteed to all students during their first year, and these are either on, or within short walking distance of the main teaching site.

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