A number of formal statements set out what you can expect from the University and what expectations are placed on you. This page lists, in alphabetical order, the key documents you will need and directs you to the policy documents. This page is also available as a pdf download.

  • Amendments to Programmes and Courses: The University will take all appropriate steps to deliver programmes and courses in line with the public information available via the University website, course catalogue and the online prospectus, in addition to that communicated orally, such as that at University open days.  We make every effort to ensure that the information provided to you is fair and accurate at the time of publication, however, as it is prepared well in advance of the academic session to which it applies, changes to the information presented may have occurred.  We explain in the document attached why details of your programme might change, and how you will be informed of this.
  • Academic Quality Handbook: Provides details of all the University's policies and procedures for teaching and learning.
  • Accommodation: sets out latest fees, accommodation available, how to apply for accommodations through the University's Accommodation Service, and what students need to do before arriving.
  • Our admissions policy, and link to the standard terms governing our offer of admission for students are available at the following links: Undergraduate Students, Postgraduate Taught Students,  Postgraduate Research Students.  
  • Appeals and complaints: Provides information on the University's Appeals and Complaints Procedures, through which students may formalise their concerns about aspects of their academic experience or complain when they feel that standards of non-academic service have fallen short of that which they expected.
  • Student Debt Policy: this details the University’s expectations and procedures for the collection of all student related debt.
  • Degree Regulations: Regulations for Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates. General Degree Regulations apply to all undergraduate degrees awarded by the University of Aberdeen except for those of the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, the Bachelor of Science in Medical Science and the Bachelor of Dental Surgery. Supplementary Regulations are specific to different degrees. Students must satisfy both General Regulations and Supplementary Regulations to be awarded a Degree, Diploma or Certificate.
  • Fees: Click on your year of entry and this will show you tuition fee rates that apply and any other related fees that you may be required to pay.
  • Intellectual Property Rights: Provides details of the University's policy and procedure on assigning of Intellectual Property Rights of students, arising in connection with a student's studies at the University.
  • IT Services: Details of all the main Information Technology policies and conditions that apply to students.
  • Partnership Agreement: The University has developed its Partnership Agreement so that students may have the best possible experience and make the most of the opportunities available to them while they are at University. The Agreement sets out the University's expectations for staff and students to work in partnership to enhance the University community and to create an atmosphere of mutual courtesy and respect.
  • Postgraduate Taught Students' Code of Practice: The Postgraduate Code of Practice for Postgraduate Taught Students provides guidance and practical advice for students, supervisors and programme coordinators, as well as Heads of School, Heads of Graduate School and College Postgraduate officers.
  • Postgraduate Research Students' Code of Practice: The Postgraduate Code of Practice for Postgraduate Research Students provides guidance and practical advice for students, supervisors and programme coordinators, as well as Heads of School, Heads of Graduate School and College Postgraduate officers.
  • Scholarships: