Undergraduate Study

Our undergraduate programmes have a number of unique selling points including a wide choice of courses, a strong focus on field- and lab-based teaching, and multiple opportunities for students to engage in research.

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Degree Programmes

We offer a range of degrees, and many choices within these, allowing you to shape your study to suit your career aspirations and interests.

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Careers for biologists

A biology degree from the University of Aberdeen provides you with a very broad range of skills to offer employers.

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Research-led Teaching

Our teaching is informed by educational research, is delivered by world class experts and our programmes provide multiple opportunities for students to engage in primary research.

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Field-based Teaching

Our teaching is enriched by field-based activities in Scotland and overseas, because we believe this is crucial for developing biologists and environmental scientists.