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Client:University of Aberdeen
Date:December 11, 2012

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. Today the University of Aberdeen is a forward thinking and progressive University, Aberdeen offers the benefits of both tradition and history along with excellent modern facilities and world class academics.

Ranked in the top 1% of the world’s universities, the University of Aberdeen offers globally renowned programmes that attract students from 120 different countries, making study here a truly international experience.  Based in Europe’s Oil and Gas capital, the University boasts excellent links with industry and delivers a range of industry accredited and relevant programmes in Engineering, Law, Business and Life Sciences that can set you firmly on your career path. The University boasts a growing and active Alumni in Indonesia with students working in all aspects of the Energy sector including; Engineering, Law and Finance.

The School of Engineering boasts a wide range of Industry accredited programmes combining excellent theoretical and practice knowledge.  The University boasts a wide range of industry accreditation and recognition;

  • School of Engineering – ExxonMobil Centre of Teaching Excellence
  • Aberdeen is the only university outside North America to be named a Halliburton Strategic Education Partner
  • One of only two universities in the UK to be named a Chevron Global Preferred partner

With Indonesia’s emerging Energy industry, a number of students have graduated in recent from the University of Aberdeen Law School, ranked 11th overall in the UK with specialities in Oil & Gas and Energy & Environmental Law.

The academic year at Aberdeen starts about 8th of September each year, and most taught Postgraduate courses begin at that time with some offering January starts. Applications can be made any time in the previous 12 months, preferably at least 6 months before you start your studies here. However, applications made later than that will always be considered if places remain available

In addition to tuition fees, students will require approximately £720 – £850 per months to cover additional costs. Students requiring a visa will need to prove to the UKVI that they have enough money to cover the cost of living.