University of Aberdeen
- Undergraduate Students
- Postgraduate Students
- International Students
The University of Aberdeen has a growing postgraduate community, with over 3,500 students and an international community drawn from around 120 different countries. Both taught and research postgraduate degrees are offered.
- Our Taught Postgraduate Programmes are some of the most interesting and innovative in the UK. Taught programmes enable you to enhance your employability or change your career direction.
- Our wide range of taught Masters and Diploma courses offer the opportunity to impart advanced knowledge or techniques in specialised aspects of subjects studied at undergraduate level, developing your skills further whilst enhancing your career opportunities and earning potential. Some can also serve as conversion courses, helping you to change your area of specialisation or take a change in career path.
- We offer opportunities to undertake supervised research in all disciplines of the University, at Masters (MPhil) or Doctoral (PhD) level. Research degrees provide a thorough training in a particular subject through original exploration and experiment. The research culminates in a thesis or dissertation which sets out the conclusions of the research undertaken.
- Find full details of our portfolio of programmes, and the support available to students in our online Postgraduate Prospectus.
What do Postgraduate Students Study?
The 3,985 postgraduate students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:
Mode of study
- Full Time 61%
- Part Time 39%
- UK 64%
- EU 11%
- Other 25%
Numbers of Students by Subject Area
|Engineering & technology||98||390||488|
|Business & administrative studies||34||249||283|
|Subjects allied to medicine||142||86||228|
|Historical & philosophical studies||142||31||173|
|Medicine & dentistry||62||46||108|
|Creative arts & design||12||11||23|
|Architecture, building & planning||0||13||13|
|Agriculture & related subjects||5||2||7|
|Mass communications & documentation||0||5||5|
Type of Qualification:
Postgraduate Fees and Funding
The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2016–2017):
|Type of Course||Taught Postgraduate|