University of Aberdeen - Master's Degree

The University of Aberdeen is at the forefront of teaching, learning, and discovery, as it has been for 500 years. As the 'global university of the north', it has consistently sent pioneers and ideas outward to every part of the world.

  • Average Tuition GBP 13,000

School Description

In common with the other ancient universities in Scotland, the university's structure of governance is largely regulated by the Universities (Scotland) Acts. This gives the university a tripartite constitution comprising the General Council of senior academics and graduates, the University Court responsible for finances and administration, and the Academic Senate (Senatus Academicus)--the university's supreme academic body.

Master Programs

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Accountancy

    GBP 15,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Advanced Chemical Engineering

    GBP 21,000 Tuition Fee

    The department of Engineering at the University of Aberdeen offers a 12-month-long, full-time, Master of Science degree program in Advanced Chemical Engineering. This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Chemical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of systems employing chemical processes.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    American Studies

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that focus on the study of American history, society, literature, and culture

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Anthropology

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual knowledge of Anthropology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of human language, culture, societies, biological and material remains, biology, and the behavior of primates.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Art and Business

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Business principles and techniques. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the fundamentals of business, like buying, selling and producing products; business organization; and accounting.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Business Administration

    GBP 17,200 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human resource management and behavior; accounting, purchasing and logistics; organization and production; marketing; and business decision-making.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Chemistry

    GBP 17,200 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Clinical Pharmacology

    GBP 17,200 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Pharmacology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of toxicology, biology, chemistry, pharmacy, and physiology.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Communication

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Communication. The program offers courses that focus on public relations, connectivity and culture, multimedia, digital analytics, communication law and ethics, creative writing, and media design.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Criminal Justice

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Criminal Justice. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history and theory of law enforcement; operational command leadership; administration of public police organizations; labor relations; incident response strategies; legal and regulatory responsibilities; budgeting; public relations; and organizational leadership.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Economics

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Economics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the systematic and efficient allocation of resources; economic theory; micro and macroeconomics; comparative economic systems; banking systems; international economics; quantitative analytical methods; and public policy.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Education

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support services related to learning and teaching.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Environmental Studies

    GBP 17,200 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Film Studies

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Film Studies. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; the history, development, theory, and critical analysis of film; and the principles of filmmaking and film production.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Finance

    GBP 15,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Finance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of core business disciplines such as management, accounting, and marketing.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Gender Studies

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Gender Studies. The program offers courses that focus on women's studies, men's studies, and LGBTQ studies.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Health Science

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Health Science. The program includes the study, research, and knowledge of health and the application of knowledge to improve health and cure diseases. The program offers courses that focus on human anatomy, chemistry, biology, pharmacology and public health.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    History

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with comprehensive knowledge of History. The program offers courses that focus on developing an awareness of differing political, cultural, social, and economic structures in past societies and their interrelationship.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Information Systems

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Information Systems Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the management of data systems and related facilities for processing and retrieving internal business information; cost and accounting information systems; management control systems; personnel information systems; data storage and security; business systems networking; report preparation; computer facilities; equipment operation and maintenance; operator supervision and training; and management information systems policy and planning.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Information Technology

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Information Technology. The program offers courses that focus on the design of technological information systems; computing systems; computer hardware and software components; algorithms, databases, and telecommunications; user tactics; application testing; and human interface design.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    International Business

    GBP 15,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the law, the policies, and the regulations governing transnational businesses and commercial practices. The program offers a wide range of courses that provide students with insights into global economic and business climates.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    International Relations

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts and practical application of the principles of International Relations, politics and international institutions. The program offers courses that focus on the study of foreign policy analysis; international law and organization; the comparative study of specific countries and regions; and the theory and practice of diplomacy.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Latin

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that focus on Latin as a language; ancient history; classical art/archaeology; and classical literature.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Law

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of the world of law and contemporary governance, with a focus on the European Union. The program offers courses that focus on the independent professional practice of law; the legal system; and civil and criminal law.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Leadership

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the leadership skills required in a business, government, non-profit, or educational setting. The program offers courses that focus on the study of organizational planning; the dynamics of leadership; team building; conflict resolution and mediation; communication; and other management skills.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Management

    GBP 15,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of topics related to business; management; finance; economics; marketing; customers operations; communication; information technology; business policy; and strategy.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Marketing

    GBP 15,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of marketing research and consumer behavior. The program offers courses that focus on the study of demand analysis; profit relationships; pricing theory; marketing campaigns and strategic planning; market segments; advertising methods; and sales operations and management.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Mathematical Finance

    GBP 15,400 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Financial Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical techniques, computer science, statistics, and economics to address matters related to finance.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Mathematics and Computer Science

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Mathematics and Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on functional programming, imperative programming, algorithms, linear algebra, quantum computer science and probability.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Medical Physics

    GBP 17,200 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of matter and energy at a fundamental level using mathematics as the primary language to communicate concepts.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Medicine

    GBP 17,200 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Medicine. The program offers courses that focus on the study of science and practices used in the detection, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, as well as pharmaceuticals and surgery.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Microbiology

    GBP 17,200 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Microbiology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biochemistry, physiology, cell biology, ecology, and clinical aspects of microorganisms.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Music

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock music.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Oil and Gas Computing

    GBP 17,200 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Computing Research. The program offers courses that focus on the study of scientific computing and its application; scientific visualization; multi-scale analysis; grid generation; data analysis, applied mathematics and numerical algorithms; high performance parallel computing; and numerical modeling and simulation.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Oil and Gas Engineering

    GBP 18,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical, scientific and technological principles in reference to the design of engines, machines, structures, and electrical systems.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Oil and Gas Enterprise Management

    GBP 17,200 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge required to perform development, marketing and management functions associated with owning and operating a business.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Petroleum Engineering

    GBP 17,200 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Petroleum Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical and scientific principles in the design, development and operational evaluation of systems for locating, extracting, processing and refining crude petroleum and natural gas.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Philosophy

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Philosophy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of Eastern and Western philosophy, aesthetics, epistemology, ethics, logic, metaphysics, and contemporary philosophy.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Political Science

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Political Science. The program offers courses that focus on understanding political ideas, ideologies, institutions, policies, processes, and behavior. As well as groups, classes, government, diplomacy, law, strategy, and war.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Project Management

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of quantitative and qualitative skills, tools, and techniques required to manage projects in a wide range of fields and occupations. The program offers courses that focus on the study of project planning; risk management; cost and time management; contracts and procurement; accounting and statistics; decision making; and human resources.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Psychology

    GBP 17,200 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Real Estate Development

    GBP 18,900 Tuition Fee

    This program enables students to successfully manage development projects, proactively shape a business environment, and analyze variables that contribute to challenges and innovation. The program offers courses that focus on the study of architectural design and construction; historic preservation; landscape architecture; urban planning and design; business; real estate; zoning laws; public policy; and engineering.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Religion

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theological knowledge of Religion. The program offers courses that focus on phenomenology; the sociology, psychology, philosophy, anthropology, literature and art of religion; mythology; scriptural and textual studies; religious history and politics; and specific studies of particular faith communities and their behavior.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Science

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general sciences including physics, chemistry, nutrition, biology, and environmental science.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Sociology

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Sociology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of family; religion; media; global development; and methods of research.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Teaching

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Teaching. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the design and provision of educational services to children or adults with special learning needs or disabilities; diagnosing learning disabilities; developing individual education plans; teaching and supervising special education students; special education counseling; and applicable laws and policies.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Theology

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Theology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of anthropology, philosophy and history in relation to God, nature and religion.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Visual Culture

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Cultural Studies. The program offers courses that focus on culture; racial and ethnic issues; gender and popular culture; culture and media; and culture and globalization.

  • King's College, Aberdeen AB24 3FX, United Kingdom

    Vocal Performance

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the practical knowledge of Vocal Performance. The program offers courses that focus on studying sustainable vocal techniques and dramatic interpretation.

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  • Minimum GPA 3.50

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            1994-1999, Doctor of Philosophy

            A home, a playground, a classroom, a laboratory, a field site, where I met amazing people, we grew together, and I learned how to become a better person and a professional

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            2003-2007, Upper Second

            Terrific memories from University of Aberdeen which offers great teaching, an ever improving campus / facilities which are steeped with history. There was always enough going on for a student and job opportunities in O&G post uni are unmissable.

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            200-2011, MSc Safety & Reliability Engineering

            It is very challenging and equally rewarding to study at the University of Aberdeen. Academic excellence is the norm and there are innumerable attractions to keep you rounded for the real world. I enjoyed every moment of my stay in Aberdeen.