Most students take 3-4 courses for 15-16 semester hours of credit.
Admittance into Honors level classes is selective and at the discretion of Aberdeen's departmental tutors, upon review of students’ official transcripts. There is a limit of one or two honors courses per semester. Clinical Medicine, Education, and Level 4 English courses are not available to study abroad students.
To qualify, you must have:
Available courses at Aberdeen are listed in the online course catalog.
Read the Aberdeen Course Selection Guide to better help you understand how to select classes.
Keep in mind that courses on Aberdeen’s website will list SCOTCAT credits. Translations for 15 and 30 SCOTCAT credits are shown below.
|Scotcat Credits||U.S. Credits|
|Semester 1 = Fall Semester|
|Semester 2 = Spring Semester|
|Full Year = Academic Year|
|Normal Year Taken|
|Level 1 = a First Year level course|
|Level 2 = a Sophomore/Junior level course|
|Levels 3 & 4 = Honors Level = a Junior/Senior level course|
Final course registration does not take place until you arrive at the University of Aberdeen.
Submit the online course form to the Arcadia University College of Global Studies through your Arcadia Passport.
List all course choices and alternates in order of preference.
This form is used only to determine your eligibility for admission and for the pre-screening process at Aberdeen.
The following information is vetted and provided by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) on the Electronic Database for Global Education (EDGE).
|Grade Range||Description||U.S. Equivalent|
|B1-B3||Second Class Upper||B+|
|C1-C3||Second Class Lower||B|
|E1 and below||Fail||F|