About University of Aberdeen

Founded in 1495 by William Elphinstone, Bishop of Aberdeen and Chancellor of Scotland, the University of Aberdeen is Scotland’s third oldest and the UK’s fifth oldest university.

The university is ranked consistently among the top 1% of the world’s universities and 55th out of 750 world universities (top university in Scotland) for research performance (based on the proportion of research appearing in the top 10% of international journals) – CWTS Leiden Ranking 2015.

The University community consists of 120 nationalities, with 14,500 students. 2012 saw the opening of the £57 million Sir Duncan Rice Library in Old Aberdeen, a great modern building to match the splendour of the University’s 500 year old campus.

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Your Global Qualifications Award equals credit toward a post graduate MBA at the University of Aberdeen.

Global Qualifications awards allow for advanced placement into the University of Aberdeen for a MBA.

Global Qualifications to University of Aberdeen Pathway

If you have Global Qualifications L7:

*Your Path:

Advanced placement into the University of Aberdeen MBA.

*The path is an indication of your progress toward a University of Aberdeen MBA and is based on the review of Global Qualifications learning programmes and outcomes. Your path may vary. It’s best to consult with a Global Qualifications advisor to plan your degree path, based on your chosen course of study.