Articulation and Student Exchanges

We are delighted to have partnered with a number of prestigious universities in China. Students from the universities listed below are welcome to continue their studies with us. We have various options available covering a range of different subject areas. All students are eligible for a fee discount. Please don't hesitate to contact us for further information!

1. Articulation agreements in the Business School

Undergraduate degree programmes in Finance, Accountancy and Management (2+2)

1.1 Shanghai University - SILC (Sydney Institute of Language and Commerce), Shanghai

(www.shusilc.shu.edu.cn)

1.2 South China Normal University (SCNU), Guangzhou (www.scnu.edu.cn)

Study for two years at SILC or SCNU and apply for entry into year 3 (in some cases year 2) at the University of Aberdeen. You will be graduating with a MA (Single Honours) or MA (Joint Honours) degree, the equivalent of a Bachelor degree.

More information on the Scottish Higher Education system can be found here: http://www.abdn.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/arts-and-social-sciences-582.php

We offer pathways for the following undergraduate programmes:

MA Business Management and Accountancy (NN24), MA Accountancy and Finance (NN34), MA Business Management (N200), MA Business Management and Finance (NN32), MA Economics and Finance (LN13). For further information please go to: www.abdn.ac.uk/business/courses/index.php

Prerequisites: GPA of 3.0 or better and English language (IELTS): www.abdn.ac.uk/study/international/english-requirements.php

Application procedures: www.abdn.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/apply.php

Combined undergraduate and postgraduate programme

1.3 South China Normal University (SCNU), Guangzhou (www.scnu.edu.cn) - MSc Finance and Real Estate (3+1+1)

http://www.abdn.ac.uk/study/courses/postgraduate/taught/fin-realestate

Students from this partnership study the 4th year on an undergraduate degree programme in the Business School and, upon successful completion, progress directly onto the MSc Finance and Real Estate. Students will obtain a designated undergraduate degree and a Master degree.

1.4 Shandong Normal University (SDNU), Jinan (www.sdnu.edu.cn) - MSc Applied Economics (1+1+1)

Students from SDNU study the first year of the Master degree at their home university, continue for year two at the University of Aberdeen and return to their home university for the final year. 

The Graduate Business School offers scholarships for the MSc Applied Economics which are available on a competitive basis: www.abdn.ac.uk/study/international/business-scholarships.php

Prerequisites: GPA of 3.0 or better and English language (IELTS): www.abdn.ac.uk/study/international/english-requirements.php

Application procedures: www.abdn.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/apply.php

The advantage of this cooperation is that you are going to graduate with two Master degrees, one from Aberdeen and one from your home university. This will make you highly attractive for future employers as you will have deepened your academic knowledge, improved your English language and enhanced your intercultural and communication skills.

2. Articulation agreements in the School of Education

2.1 Shandong Normal University (SDNU), Jinan (www.sdnu.edu.cn) - MEd Studies in Education (1+1+1)

2.2 South China Normal University (SCNU), Guangzhou (www.scnu.edu.cn) - MEd Studies in Education (1+1+1)

Prerequisites: GPA of 3.0 or better and English language (IELTS): www.abdn.ac.uk/study/international/english-requirements.php

Application procedures: www.abdn.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/apply.php

Students from SDNU or SCNU study the first year of the Master degree at their home university, continue for year two at the University of Aberdeen and return to their home university for the final year. 

Students are going to graduate with two Master degrees, one from Aberdeen and one from their home university, making them highly attractive for future employers.

3. Articulation agreements in the School of Language and Literature

3.1 Shandong Normal University (SDNU), Jinan (www.sdnu.edu.cn) - MSc TESOL (1+1+1)

Students from SDNU study the first year of the Master degree at their home university, continue for year two at the University of Aberdeen and return to their home university for the final year. 

Prerequisites: GPA of 3.0 or better and English language (IELTS): www.abdn.ac.uk/study/international/english-requirements.php

Application procedures: www.abdn.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/apply.php

Students are going to graduate with two Master degrees, one from Aberdeen and one from their home university, making them highly attractive for future employers.

4. Articulation agreements in the School of Geosciences

4.1 Zhejiang University, Hangzhou (www.zju.edu.cn)

BSc Geology & Petroleum Geology (1.5 + 2.5)

www.abdn.ac.uk/study/courses/undergraduate/science/geology/

After 1,5 years of study at Zhejiang University, you apply for entry into year 2 (second semester ie January start), and study for 2,5 years at the University of Aberdeen. 

Prerequisites: GPA of 3.0 or better and English language (IELTS): www.abdn.ac.uk/study/international/english-requirements.php

Application procedures: www.abdn.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/apply.php

For detailed undergraduate and postgraduate course descriptions please access: www.abdn.ac.uk/registry/courses

5. Student exchanges and summer schools

We are pleased to welcome exchange students from Wuhan University (www.en.whu.edu.cn) to the University of Aberdeen across all our undergraduate degree programmes who wish to study with us for one semester or a full academic year. There are no tuition fees.

Further information - www.abdn.ac.uk/study/international/international-study-abroad.php.

University of Aberdeen students have the opportunity to experience Chinese culture first hand by attending Wuhan University's 2015 summer school

There are no tuition fees for students from Aberdeen and a discount on accommodation costs has been negotiated. Students have to pay for the discounted accommodation and their own subsistence but help will be provided in finding accommodation.

We also welcome students from Wuhan University who wish to spend a semester at the University of Aberdeen as an exchange student.

For further information please contact studyabroad@abdn.ac.uk.

We look forward to hearing from you. Please don't hesitate to get in touch - we are here to help!

Mr Joseph Whimster

Lead International Officer

Tel: ++44 (0) 1224 273118

Email: j.whimster@abdn.ac.uk