Over the past 500 years, the University has gained an international reputation for offering world leading teaching and learning opportunities. Students past and present have joined the University through a variety of pathways and we invite you to join our Aberdeen family and become part of the next chapter of our history. The University welcomes applications from students who have previously studied HNC and HND qualifications at College and understand that you need as much information as possible to make an informed decision about your future. This guide is designed to illustrate the most common pathways into University and answer the most frequently asked questions you may have. If you do have any additional questions though please contact our team at accessaberdeen@abdn.ac.uk and we will be happy to help.


The following specification prescribes the eligibility requirements for students to apply for entry to a degree programme offered by the University of Aberdeen. Entry is not guaranteed but is governed by the University’s Admissions Policy.