University of Aberdeen

About the institution

The University of Aberdeen is Scotland’s third oldest university. Five Nobel laureates are associated with the university. Its Old Aberdeen campus is two miles north of the city centre. Its other campus, the main base for its life sciences and medical facilities, is based in Foresterhill, the highest point of Aberdeen. Facilities include the Olympic-standard Aberdeen Sports Village and Aquatic Centre, a zoology museum, a dental school and Cruickshank Botanic Garden.

Key facts (HESA)

All students: 
14,150
Male UG students: 
43%
Female UG students: 
57%
Full-time students: 
87%
Under 21 on entry: 
43%
International: 
12%
Undergraduate: 
72%

Degree classifications (HESA)

First: 24%
2.1: 45%
2.2: 11%
Pass: 1%

Employability (DLHE)

95%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation

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