You will take 3-5 classes per semester for a total of 15 credit hours. Fall term students will take specifically arranged exams or turn in final assessments before departing; you will not be expected to stay for January or May exams. Final course registration does not take place until you arrive at the University of Aberdeen.
Academic Year = 120 SCOTCAT credits = 30 semester hour credits
Fall Semester = 60 SCOTCAT credits = 15 semester hour credits
Spring Semester = 60 SCOTCAT credits = 15 semester hour credits
Most students take 3-5 Aberdeen classes per semester.
Courses available to study abroad students are located on the Aberdeen website.
This URL will take you to the "Course Index by Subject," and by selecting a particular subject area, you can view a list of available courses in that topic. You will find Level 1 courses followed by Level 2 & 3 courses as you scroll down. Review the course code, pre-requisites and description.
|Delivery Period||Normal Year Taken|
|1-4 = second digit in the course||Level 1 = a Sophomore level course|
|First Sub Session = Fall semester||Level 2 = a Junior level course|
|5-9 = second digit in the course||Level 3 = Honors Level = a Senior/Graduate level course|
|Second Sub Session = Spring semester|
Please make sure you read this useful guide to choosing courses at Aberdeen, and familiarize yourself with the contents.
Admittance into Level 3/Honors- level classes is selective and at the discretion of Aberdeen's departmental tutors upon review of students’ official transcripts.
To qualify, you must have:
Most departments will limit a qualified student to no more than one or two 3rd Year courses per semester.
Level 4 courses are normally not open to study abroad students.
Submit the online course registration form to the Arcadia University College of Global Studies through your Arcadia Passport.
List all course choices and alternates in order of preference. Your first choices may not be available due to timetabling, prerequisite, or availability issues.
This form is used only to determine your eligibility for admission and for the pre-screening process at Aberdeen.
You are responsible for: