The next cohorts for the online MBA (Global) and MSc Finance start January 29th

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World Leading

The Business School

Founded in 1495, the University of Aberdeen is the third oldest university in Scotland and part of an elite group of six ancient British universities, which includes Oxford and Cambridge.

The University of Aberdeen Business School enjoys a prestigious academic pedigree and an enviable reputation for excellence in research in Business and Management Studies; placing it within the top three universities in the UK.

Overall, the University of Aberdeen is consistently ranked within the top 200 universities in the world and boasts 82,500 alumni located across 192 countries throughout the world with a 92% employability record. Alumni include five Nobel Prize winners and a number of leading practitioners within their fields.

The Business School currently hosts students from 45 countries and prides itself on the personalised, student-centred approach of its teaching staff. Students learn from innovative tutors and leading experts with research and professional management expertise who are at the cutting edge of contemporary, global business practice.





In addition to academic excellence, the Business School is focused on forging strong links with industry to ensure its students gain the specialised knowledge that a competitive business and employment market demands.


“Adding a Business Master’s degree to your CV increases your lifetime earnings more than any other postgrad Master’s qualification. Research tells us that lifetime earnings soar by approximately half a million pounds.”

Mark Whittington, Head of Business School


At the University of Aberdeen Business School, you will acquire the knowledge and skills you need to become a business professional while enhancing your career prospects.


Professional Expertise

You will learn from some of the top tutors in business education, and benefit from engaging and innovative teaching methods throughout your studies, which will enable you to put theoretical knowledge into practice in a contemporary business market. Many of our academics are leading authorities in their field and are actively involved in international research.


Academic Staff


Executive Fellows

Throughout your studies you will benefit from valuable insights from the University of Aberdeen’s Honorary Executive Fellows who are established professionals working in the business sector. Their input ensures that the programme is aligned to the competencies and skills that industry demands, so that the courses you study will always be industry relevant.


At the University of Aberdeen, students develop and showcase an exceptional range of skills and determination that enable them to excel in today’s competitive business world. We are proud of the track record of our alumni who have achieved outstanding success in the global workplace. Our graduates have secured positions in some of the world’s leading organisations: