University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

Soil Science

With one of the most established soil science centres in Europe, Aberdeen is proud to maintain this MSc programme that teaches characterisation and basic properties of soils, combined with state-of-the-art techniques. The University of Aberdeen has been producing high quality Soil Science graduates for over 60 years, with world leading researchers, renowned consultants and senior government staff amongst our alumni. You will receive intensive training in soil and environmental sciences, with a large focus on field and laboratory based teaching. Our department maintains expertise in all core areas of soil science (biology, chemistry, physics and pedology), so you can be assured of teaching by experts in the field. The final component of the MSc is a research project, conducted under the supervision of either departmental staff or institutions and agencies with whom we have close links.

Sponsorship information

There are various sources of funding to support you during your period of study. We have a number of scholarships and bursaries available to our students, and external sources of funding available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,400 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,400 per Whole course (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,400 per Whole course (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 16,100 per Whole course (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,400 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,400 per Whole course (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,400 per Whole course (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,400 per Whole course (Scotland) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,400 per Whole course (Wales) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,400 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,400 per Whole course (EU) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,400 per Whole course (England) 24 months
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 7,400 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
King's Campus Aberdeen AB24 3FX Scotland

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01224 272090