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A top 200 university

The University is ranked 158th in the world in The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019, as well as being named Scottish University of the Year 2019 by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

World leading research

Staff at the University are experts in their fields, with 76% of research considered ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ by the Research Excellence Framework 2014.

Excellent Graduate Prospects
Alongside the University offering degrees in everything from Engineering to Business, the city of Aberdeen is itself a major international centre for the energy industry. There are plenty of jobs here in the oil, gas and renewable sectors. Aberdeen is also home to 200 companies on the Financial Times Stock Exchange 100 Index. 

Undergraduate Foundation Programme: Life Sciences – pathway to Medicine

Gain the foundations of knowledge on our Undergraduate Foundation Programme, before you have the option to apply for the Sri Lanka Medical Pathway at the University of Aberdeen.


Undergraduate Foundation Programme

Spend the first year of your four-year undergraduate degree at the International Study Centre, before transitioning to university study with our Undergraduate Foundation Programme.
• Life Sciences
• Physical Sciences and Engineering
• Economics, Accounting and Real Estate

• Humanities, Law and Social Science 


Intake: Sep, Jan


Entry Requirement:


Age: 17+


Academic requirement: Good high school graduation grades, or equivalent. For Life Sciences, students need chemistry plus one other science or maths subject. For Physical Sciences and Engineering, maths and/or physics may be required.


English language requirement:

IELTS 4.5 (4.5 in writing, 4.0 in all other skills)

IELTS 6.0 (6.0 in all skills) for students taking pathway to Medicine


Fees 2019/20

Economics, Accountancy and Real Estate    £15,000    

Engineering & Physical Sciences    £16,700    

Humanities, Law and Social Science    £15,000    

Life Sciences £16,700


Life Science– pathway to medicine- £22,700 

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