The University of Aberdeen is the UK’s fifth oldest university, founded in 1495. It boasts a large and diverse student community of over 14,500 students from 120 countries. They have outstanding teaching facilities, including world leading business and engineering schools. The university also offers international students free English language support sessions prior to enrolment.
Aberdeen offers both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in a range of different subjects. They are ranked first and second place for Dentistry and Medicine respectively (Guardian University League Table 2021). The University of Aberdeen offers over 400 undergraduate courses to study including courses in Accounting, Dentistry, Medicine, Law and Sports Science.
The University of Aberdeen also offers a range of different courses at postgraduate level, giving international students more options to study at the university. They offer over 150 Master courses including Artificial Intelligence, Biomedical Engineering, Creative Writing and Data Science.
Aberdeen was known as the oil capital of Europe and is Scotland’s third most popular city. It is also known as “The Silver City”. They have a national park double the size of the lake district which surrounds the city adding a nature feel to the wonderful city. In addition, Aberdeen is rated the safest city in the UK giving more of a reason for international students to begin their studies in this incredible city. Furthermore, the city has a population of over 200,000 people with a vibrant nightlife, hundreds of independent shops as well as many independent café’s giving students who are new to the city a wide range of places to explore and adapt to the Scottish lifestyle.