Old Aberdeen Campus
English at Aberdeen gives you all the advantages of a highly-rated teaching, research and creative hub, taught by internationally renowned academics, writers and poets. You will be inspired by the wonderful environment of a historic university with an award-winning library, outstanding archival treasures, and an exciting calendar of literary events.
Year 1: Acts of Reading; Controversial Classics; Rethinking Reading.
Year 2: Encounters with Shakespeare; The Tragedy of Knowledge.
Year 3: Medieval/Renaissance; Romantic/Victorian; Contemporary/Modern; Creative Writing.
Year 4: A wide range of research specialist courses which promote a deep understanding of the subject. Courses are taught in seminar groups of up to 15 students. The programme of study also includes a supervised dissertation in English or Creative Writing.
2024 entry requirements:
4 Highers at AABB (by end of S5) plus English at National 5. Those with Highers at BBB by end of S5 are encouraged to apply.
Entry to year 2 may be possible with 3 Advanced Highers at ABB including English and another relevant subject at AB or BA.
Widening access entry:
2 Highers at BB (by end of S5). Additional Highers/Advanced Highers in S6.
Please refer to list below
3 - 5 years
Arts and Social Sciences
Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture
|Anthropology and English
Business Management and English
Celtic and Anglo-Saxon Studies and English
English and Film and Visual Culture
English and French
English and French (5 years)
English and Gaelic Studies
English and German (4 and 5 years)
English and History
English and Art History
English and International Relations
English and Language and Linguistics
English and Philosophy
English and Sociology
English and Spanish and Latin American Studies (4 and 5 years)
English and Theology and Religion
English with Music Studies