Postgraduate Programmes - January 2024 Intake

Postgraduate Programmes - January 2024 Intake

Starting your studies in January is perfect if you're still considering your options, you need more time to secure funding or you're looking for a new challenge in the new year. The University of Aberdeen understands that flexibility is key for postgraduate study so we have a number of degree programmes available with a January 2024 start date. 

There are also a number of PhD opportunities available for January start

Arts and Literature
Biological and Environmental Sciences
Business and Finance
Computing and Mathematics
Health and Nutrition
History and Heritage
Medical Sciences
Social Science

Important Dates for January Start

The final deadline for the submission of applications from non-UK applicants looking to join us in January 2024 has not yet been set. We recommend you apply as soon as possible.

Our Scholarships

  • We offer a range of funding opportunities for international students
  • Aberdeen Alumni receive an Alumni discount to study our postgraduate Masters programmes

English Language

The University's Language Centre offers a pre-sessional English language programme for students whose degrees start in January. 

International Students

If you require a Student visa, you will need:

  • CAS (Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies) from the University: the deadline to accept your offer and send documents to satisfy conditions has not yet been set. A CAS number will allow you to apply for your visa.
  • ATAS clearance: For certain programmes, you will need to have ATAS clearance. If you are required to apply for ATAS clearance, this will be indicated in the offer of admission. The ATAS application can be found at Applications can be submitted 6 months before the programme start date and can be submitted while the offer is conditional.
  • TB test: Some applicants are required to take a TB (Tuberculosis) test before submitting the visa application. The test is valid for 6 months and the test certificate must be valid when you submit the visa application. More information about this can be found at