At the University of Aberdeen as well as flexible, quality online degree programmes, we also offer individual, credit-bearing short online courses that can be taken to work towards a degree qualification or for professional or personal development reasons.

Our online short courses are self-contained units of learning that are taught and assessed to the same quality as our degree programmes. Students enrolled on our short courses benefit from the same student experience, including access to a suite of learning resources and support, as students on our full degree programmes.

So, if you are thinking of starting on your journey towards a degree or want to advance your career with new knowledge and skills, then apply today for one of our short courses.

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Applied Health

Course Title Start Month Credit Points Cost
Applied Statistics January 15 £750
Epidemiology January 15 £750
Evidence-Based Health September 15 £750
Fundamentals of Human Nutrition and Metabolism September 15 £750
Fundamentals of Research Design September 15 £750
Health Informatics January 15 £750
Nutrition and Health Through the Life Stages January 15 £750

Education

Course Title Start Month Credit Points Cost
Research Methods September & January 15 £305 * / £880 ^
Critical Approaches to Academic Literature September & January 15 £305 * / £880 ^
Counselling and Mentoring Approaches in Educational Settings September 30 £710 * / £1,760 ^
Personal and Social Development, Health & Wellbeing January 30 £710 * / £1,760 ^
Exploring Leadership September 30 £710 * / £1,760 ^
Leading Change September 30 £710 * / £1,760 ^
Leading and Managing from the Middle September 30 £710 * / £1,760 ^
Leading Effective Improvement September 30 £710 * / £1,760 ^

* = UK & EU Students
^ = International Students

Engineering

Course Title Start Month Credit Points Cost
Energy from Biomass September 15 £588 * / £1,600 ^
Offshore Structures and Subsea Systems September 15 £588 * / £1,600 ^
Fundamental Safety Engineering & Risk Management Concepts September 15 £588 * / £1,600 ^
Statistics and Probability for Safety, Reliability and Quality September 15 £588 * / £1,600 ^
Subsea Control September 15 £588 * / £1,600 ^
Subsea Integrity September 15 £588 * / £1,600 ^
Subsea Construction, Inspection and Manintenance September 15 £588 * / £1,600 ^
Energy Conversion and Storage January 15 £588 * / £1,600 ^
Human Factors Engineering January 15 £588 * / £1,600 ^
Flow Assurance January 15 £588 * / £1,600 ^

* = UK & EU Students
^ = International Students

History

Course Title Start Month Credit Points Cost
Scotland: A Millennium of History September 30 £1,300
The Scottish Diaspora January 30 £1,300

Law

Course Title Start Month Credit Points Cost
Co-operative Contracts in the Oil and Gas Industry September 15 £1,000
Core Principles of World Trade Organisation Law September & January 15 £1,000
Decommissioning of Offshore Installations: Commercial Aspects January 15 £1,000
Decommissioning of Offshore Installations: Regulatory Aspects September 15 £1,000
Financing of International Sales January 15 £1,000
Governance and Petroleum Developments January 15 £1,000
International Arbitration Practice January 45 £2,400
International Sale of Goods September 15 £1,000
International Investment Law January 15 £1,000
International Investment Arbitration January 15 £1,000
Investment Disputes in the Oil and Gas context January 15 £1,000
Legal Principles September & January 30 £1,600
Negotiation Skills September & January 30 £1,600
Petroleum Law: Resource Management September & January 15 £1,000
Regulatory Law for Petroleum Operations September 15 £1,000
Risk Allocation In Oilfield Service Contracts January 15 £1,000