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Our teaching is research-led so you will be taught by some of the top academics in the UK, delivered in the best possible environment of world class facilities.



Our research incorporates theoretical, empirical and experimental studies that span from gene to global scales, from deep ocean to high altitude and from the Arctic to Antarctic.

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Why Choose Aberdeen?

We offer a wide choice of courses, a strong focus on field- and lab-based teaching, and multiple opportunities for students to engage in research.

Lili Mohiddin - Food Security Officer

Careers for biologists

One of the great advantages of having a biology degree from the University of Aberdeen is that it provides you with a very broad range of skills to offer employers.

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New Students

Essential information and helpful hints to make your transition into studying at the University as smooth as possible.