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

    A program that prepares individuals for the profession or duties of an accountant. The curriculum focuses on the process by which financial information about a business is recorded, classified, summarised, interpreted and communicated

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

    American Studies

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the Hispanic peoples of the North and South American Continents outside Canada and the United States, including the study of the Pre-Columbian period and the flow of immigrants from other societies.

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

    Anthropology

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of human beings, their antecedents and related primates, and their cultural behavior and institutions, in comparative perspective. Includes instruction in biological/physical anthropology, primatology, human paleontology and prehistoric archeology, hominid evolution, anthropological linguistics, ethnography, ethnology, ethnohistory, socio-cultural anthropology, psychological anthropology, research methods, and applications to areas such as medicine, forensic pathology, museum studies, and international affairs.

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

    Art and Business

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the general study of business, including the processes of interchanging goods and services (buying, selling and producing), business organization, and accounting as used in profit-making and nonprofit public and private institutions and agencies. The programs may prepare individuals to apply business principles and techniques in various occupational settings.

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

    Business Administration

    GBP 17,200 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, 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

    A general program that focuses on the scientific study of the composition and behavior of matter, including its micro- and macro-structure, the processes of chemical change, and the theoretical description and laboratory simulation of these phenomena.

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

    Clinical Pharmacology

    GBP 17,200 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the scientific study of drug interactions on biological systems and organisms and the sources, chemical properties, biological effects, and therapeutic uses of drugs. Includes instruction in pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, toxicology, drug therapeutics, drug action, bodily responses to drug events, biochemical proliferation and differentiation, apoptosis, cell biology, medicinal chemistry, and studies of specific drugs and drug interactions.

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

    Communication

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    Instructional content for this group of programs is defined in codes 09.0100 - 09.0199.

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

    Criminal Justice

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply theories and practices of organization management and criminal justice to the administration of public law enforcement agencies and operations. Includes instruction in law enforcement history and theory, 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

    A general program that focuses on the systematic study of the production, conservation and allocation of resources in conditions of scarcity, together with the organizational frameworks related to these processes. Includes instruction in economic theory, micro- and macroeconomics, comparative economic systems, money and banking systems, international economics, quantitative analytical methods, and applications to specific industries and public policy issues.

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

    Education

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the theory and practice of learning and teaching, and related research, administrative and support services.

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

    Environmental Studies

    GBP 17,200 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on environment-related issues using scientific, social scientific, or humanistic approaches or a combination. Includes instruction in the basic principles of ecology and environmental science and related subjects such as policy, politics, law, economics, social aspects, planning, pollution control, natural resources, and the interactions of human beings and nature.

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

    Film Studies

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    A program in the visual arts that focuses on the study of the history, development, theory, and criticism of the film/video arts, as well as the basic principles of film making and film production.

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

    Finance

    GBP 15,400 Tuition Fee

    An integrated or combined program in accounting and finance that prepares individuals to function as accountants and financial managers or analysts.

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

    Gender Studies

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the defined areas, regions, and countries of the world; defined minority groups within and across societies; and issues relevant to collective gender and group experience.

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

    Health Science

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to practice as licensed professionals and assistants in the health care professions and related clinical sciences and administrative and support services.

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

    History

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the study and interpretation of past events, institutions, issues, and cultures.

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

    Information Systems

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to provide and manage data systems and related facilities for processing and retrieving internal business information; select systems and train personnel; and respond to external data requests. Includes instruction in cost and accounting information systems, management control systems, personnel information systems, data storage and security, business systems networking, report preparation, computer facilities and 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

    A program that focuses on the design of technological information systems, including computing systems, as solutions to business and research data and communications support needs. Includes instruction in the principles of computer hardware and software components, algorithms, databases, telecommunications, user tactics, application testing, and human interface design.

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

    International Business

    GBP 15,400 Tuition Fee

    An advanced, professional study of the law, policies, and regulations governing transnational business and commercial practices, including the specialized tax law related to international financial transactions.

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

    International Relations

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of international politics and institutions, and the conduct of diplomacy and foreign policy. Includes instruction in international relations theory, 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

    A program that focuses on the Latin language and literature from its origins through its decline and its current ecclesiastical usage, as a secular and/or theological subject. Includes instruction in philology, related Italic dialects, Late Roman and Medieval Latin, and modern Church Latin.

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

    Law

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of law, for taking state and national bar examinations, and for advanced research in jurisprudence. Includes instruction in the theory and practice of the legal system, including the statutory, administrative, and judicial components of civil and criminal law.

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

    Leadership

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on leadership skills that can be applied to a business, government, non-profit, or educational setting. Includes instruction in organizational planning, dynamics of leadership, finance, 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

    A program that provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to adapt in a rapidly changing, dynamic, and competitive global marketplace

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

    Marketing

    GBP 15,400 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to undertake and manage the process of developing consumer audiences and moving products from producers to consumers. Includes instruction in buyer behavior and dynamics, principle of marketing research, demand analysis, cost-volume and profit relationships, pricing theory, marketing campaign and strategic planning, market segments, advertising methods, sales operations and management, consumer relations, retailing, and applications to specific products and markets.

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

    Mathematical Finance

    GBP 15,400 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the application of mathematics and statistics to the finance industry, including the development, critique, and use of various financial models. Includes instruction in probability theory, statistical analysis, numerical methods, computation and simulation methods, stochastic processes, economics, and financial markets and applications.

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

    Mathematics and Computer Science

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    A program with a general synthesis of mathematics and computer science or a specialization which draws from mathematics and computer science.

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

    Medical Physics

    GBP 17,200 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the scientific study of matter and energy, and the formulation and testing of the laws governing the behavior of the matter-energy continuum. Includes instruction in classical and modern physics, electricity and magnetism, thermodynamics, mechanics, wave properties, nuclear processes, relativity and quantum theory, quantitative methods, and laboratory methods.

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

    Medicine

    GBP 17,200 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of medicine, involving the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of illnesses, injuries, and other disorders of the human body. Includes instruction in the basic medical sciences, clinical medicine, examination and diagnosis, patient communications, medical ethics and law, professional standards, and rotations in specialties such as internal medicine, surgery, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, orthopedics, neurology, ophthalmology, radiology, clinical pathology, anesthesiology, family medicine, and psychiatry.

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

    Microbiology

    GBP 17,200 Tuition Fee

    A residency training program that prepares physicians in the isolation and identification of microbial agents that cause infectious disease, including viruses, bacteria, fungi, and parasites. Requires prior completion of a program in pathology. This CIP code is not valid for IPEDS reporting.

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

    Music

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the knowledge and skills associated with personal music appreciation, the playing of a musical instrument, singing or recreational composition. This CIP code is not valid for IPEDS reporting.

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

    Oil and Gas Computing

    GBP 17,200 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the study of scientific computing and its application. Includes instruction in scientific visualization, multi-scale analysis, grid generation, data analysis, applied mathematics, numerical algorithms, high performance parallel computing, and numerical modeling and simulation with applications in science, engineering and other disciplines in which computation plays an integral role.

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

    Oil and Gas Engineering

    GBP 18,300 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the solution of practical problems.

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

    Oil and Gas Enterprise Management

    GBP 17,200 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals 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

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of systems for locating, extracting, processing and refining crude petroleum and natural gas, including prospecting instruments and equipment, mining and drilling systems, processing and refining systems and facilities, storage facilities, transportation systems, and related environmental and safety systems.

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

    Philosophy

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on ideas and their logical structure, including arguments and investigations about abstract and real phenomena. Includes instruction in logic, ethics, aesthetics, epistemology, metaphysics, symbolism, and history of philosophy, and applications to the theoretical foundations and methods of other disciplines.

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

    Political Science

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the systematic study of political institutions and behavior. Includes instruction in political philosophy, political theory, comparative government and politics, political parties and interest groups, public opinion, political research methods, studies of the government and politics of specific countries, and studies of specific political institutions and processes.

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

    Project Management

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply quantitative and qualitative knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to manage projects in a wide range of fields and occupations. Includes instruction in project planning, risk management, cost and time management, contracts and procurement, accounting, statistics, decision making, and human resources.

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

    Psychology

    GBP 17,200 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the scientific study of the behavior of individuals, independently or collectively, and the physical and environmental bases of mental, emotional, and neurological activity.

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

    Real Estate Development

    GBP 18,900 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to create and redevelop housing, offices, retail centers, and industrial sites. Includes instruction in architectural design and construction, historic preservation, landscape architecture, urban planning and design, business, real estate and land use law, public policy, and engineering.

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

    Religion

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the nature of religious belief and specific religious and quasi-religious systems. Includes instruction in 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

    Instructional programs that focus on the systematic study of social systems, social institutions, and social behavior.

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

    Sociology

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of human social institutions and social relationships. Includes instruction in social theory, sociological research methods, social organization and structure, social stratification and hierarchies, dynamics of social change, family structures, social deviance and control, and applications to the study of specific social groups, social institutions, and social problems.

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

    Teaching

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the design and provision of teaching and other educational services to children or adults with special learning needs or disabilities, and that may prepare individuals to function as special education teachers. Includes instruction in 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

    A program that focuses on the beliefs and doctrine of a particular religious faith from the intramural point of view of that faith. Includes instruction in systematic theology, historical theology, moral theology, doctrinal studies, dogmatics, apologetics, and applications to specific questions of ecclesiastical polity and religious life.

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

    Visual Culture

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    An interdisciplinary program that focuses on the analysis and critique of culture in its varied forms, including values, ideas, belief systems, and expressive acts, and the relationship between cultural forms, everyday life, and structures of power. Includes instruction in anthropology, communications, history, literary studies, philosophy, political economy, and sociology, as well as recent theories and methodologies such as semiotics, deconstruction, postcolonial studies, gender theory, and ethnography.

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

    Vocal Performance

    GBP 13,800 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to master the human voice and performing art as solo and/or ensemble performers in concert, choir, opera, or other forms of singing. Includes instruction in voice pedagogy, diction, vocal physiology and exercise, expressive movement, repertoire, recital, and personal style development.

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Rankings

  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 185
  • Complete University Guide (UK)
    Complete University Guide (UK) 28
  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 172
  • ARWU - Shanghai Ranking
    ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 201
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    SchoolApply Ranking 139
  • The Guardian
    The Guardian 51

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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.