Postgraduate Study

Postgraduates at the University of Aberdeen have the unique opportunity to combine research-led teaching and guidance from some of the top academics in the UK, with significant contributions from staff of world class research laboratories located in Aberdeen, such as Marine Scotland Science and the James Hutton Institute.

Collectively, the University and these institutes provide students with access to state of the art scientific facilities, such as advanced laboratory equipment and ocean-going research vessels, as well as access to the exceptional local natural environment at several field stations.

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Master's Degrees

Our taught masters programmes deliver world class research-led teaching in the applied and academic biological sciences.

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PhD Opportunities

We offer outstanding opportunities for PhD training in a wide variety of biological research areas.