Are you passionate about climate change? Are you curious to discover ground-breaking medicines? Are you good at maths and want to make and break codes? Studying STEM could be the best pathway for you!

STEM is the collective of subjects covering science, technology, engineering, and maths. It’s estimated that in the next decade over 75% of careers will involve STEM-related skills, so studying a STEM course could open doors to an expansive range of job and career opportunities. Here at the University of Aberdeen we offer a range of STEM-related courses and degrees, and with our cutting-edge facilities and world class team of academics we can give you access to some of the best STEM teaching and research in Scotland.

Why study STEM with us?

Explore the reasons why our STEM degrees could be the right choice for you.

This is the place for innovators

Always thinking outside the box?

Gain a breadth of knowledge and learn from world-class academics, top researchers and industry experts who are at the forefront of current scientific discoveries.


This is the place for individuality

Want a tailor-made STEM degree?

Explore all your areas of interest through our flexible degree structure, single and joint honours programmes and extensive choice of elective courses.


This is the place for world-class facilities
Want the best environment to study STEM?

Maximise your learning potential and thrive on our beautiful campus with cutting-edge facilities and industry-standard teaching labs. Our state-of-the-art Science Teaching Hub is now open.


This is the place for dynamic careers
Want to graduate ready for industry?

Develop your transferable skills and maximise opportunities for work experience throughout your degree, to prepare you for the future.


This is the place for connections
Looking to start a career in STEM?

Benefit from our links with innovative STEM companies and experience living in a vibrant city surrounded by countryside and coastlines.


This is the place for supportive learning
Looking for a welcoming teaching environment?

Realise your full potential with us and benefit from a personal tutor for one-on-one guidance and meet like-minded students in our friendly societies.

Where can a STEM degree from Aberdeen take you?

Find out why a few of our alumni chose Aberdeen and where their STEM degrees have taken them since graduating.

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Discover more about the subjects we offer and how to apply to study with us.