Postgraduate Taught


Founded in 1495 by Bishop Elphinstone, the University of Aberdeen boasts 500 years of excellence, and has secured a position as a leading international learning centre in the 21st century.  Associated with five Nobel Prize winners, we have a proud heritage in teaching and research and focus on equipping our postgraduate taught students with advanced knowledge and techniques in specialised or cross-disciplinary areas of study.

Our results speak for themselves— within six months of graduating, 96% of Aberdeen students go on to employment or further study, and some of our degree programmes provide students with industry placements as well as incorporating chartered examinations in to students’ periods of study.

finance & funding

Finance and Funding

We have a number of scholarships and bursaries available to our students, and external sources of funding available.


How to Apply

Applying for postgraduate programmes at the University of Aberdeen is simple.



As an Aberdeen graduate you are ensured to be taking the first steps to success.