University of St Andrews

, Scotland,
St Andrews is a unique and captivating place, and the University is a key part of its charm. Seven centuries of history link the students with the town, leading to the ancient and yet modern institution apparent today.

Master's Programmes

Humanities (308)
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    School of Divinity
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    School of Divinity
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    School of Chemistry
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    School of Greek
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    School of Latin
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    School of German
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    School of Spanish
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    School of Persian
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    School of French
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    School of Italian
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    School of Geography & Geosciences
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    School of Divinity
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    School of Middle East Studies
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    School of History
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    School of History
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    School of Economics and Finance
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    School of Economics and Finance
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    School of History
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    School of Philosophy
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    School of German
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    School of Philosophy
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    School of History
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    School of Art History
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    School of History
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    School of Divinity
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    School of History
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    School of Middle East Studies
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    School of Italian
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    School of Italian
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    School of Classics
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    School of Latin
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    School of Philosophy
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    School of History
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    School of Classics
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    School of History
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    School of History
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    School of Middle East Studies
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    School of History
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    School of Persian
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    School of History
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    School of History
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    School of English
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    School of Philosophy
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    School of Divinity
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    School of Philosophy
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    School of Philosophy
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    School of Divinity
  • Master
    School of English
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    School of English
  • Pre-Master Pre-Masters
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    School of Divinity
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    School of History
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    School of English
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    School of Russian
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    School of Russian
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    School of Divinity
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    School of Geography & Geosciences
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    School of History
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    School of History
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    School of Spanish
  • MLitt
    School of Spanish
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    School of Divinity
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    School of Geography & Geosciences
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    School of Divinity
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    School of History
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    School of Divinity
  • MTheol
    School of Divinity
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    School of Divinity
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    School of Divinity
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    School of History
Social Sciences (122)
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    School of Classics
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    School of Classics
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    School of Social Anthropology
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    School of Economics and Finance
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    School of Economics and Finance
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    School of Art History
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    School of Art History
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    School of Art History
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    School of Art History
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    School of Economics and Finance
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    School of Divinity
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    School of Greek
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    School of Greek
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    School of French
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    School of Geography & Geosciences
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    School of Spanish
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    School of Italian
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    School of Russian
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    School of Spanish
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    School of Italian
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    School of Persian
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    School of Middle East Studies
  • M.Sc.
    School of History
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    School of Economics and Finance
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    School of Economics and Finance
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    School of Economics and Finance
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    School of French
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    School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
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    School of Geography & Geosciences
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    School of German
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    School of German
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    School of German
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    School of Greek
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    School of Classics
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    School of Psychology
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    School of Geography & Geosciences
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    School of International Relations
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    School of International Relations
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    School of Italian
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    School of Italian
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    School of English
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    School of Middle East Studies
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    School of Middle East Studies
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    School of History
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    School of Middle East Studies
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    School of Economics and Finance
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    School of International Relations
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    School of English
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    School of Psychology
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    School of Psychology
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    School of Divinity
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    School of Psychology
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    School of English
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    School of Geography & Geosciences
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    School of Social Anthropology
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    School of Social Anthropology
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    School of Geography & Geosciences
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    School of Social Anthropology
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    School of Geography & Geosciences
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    School of International Relations
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    School of Geography & Geosciences
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    School of Film Studies
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    School of Film Studies
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    School of Art History
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    School of Art History
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    School of Divinity
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    School of Statistics
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    School of Mathematics & Statistics
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    School of Biology
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    School of Chemistry
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    School of Physics & Astronomy
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    School of Chemistry
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    School of Chemistry
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    School of Chemistry
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    School of Classics
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    School of Mathematics & Statistics
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    School of Economics and Finance
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    School of Divinity
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    School of Physics & Astronomy
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    School of Classics
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    School of Classics
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    School of Biology
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    School of Chemistry
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    School of Mathematics & Statistics
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    School of Statistics
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    School of Mathematics & Statistics
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    School of Divinity
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    School of Physics & Astronomy
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    School of Psychology
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    School of Neuroscience
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    School of Physics & Astronomy
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    School of Physics & Astronomy
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    School of Mathematics & Statistics
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    School of Mathematics & Statistics
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    School of Statistics
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    School of Physics & Astronomy
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    School of Management
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    School of Management
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    School of Management
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    School of Management
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    School of International Relations
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    School of International Relations
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    School of Management
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    School of Computer Science
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    School of Management
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    School of Management
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    School of Economics and Finance
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (15)
  • M.Sc.
    School of Geography & Geosciences
  • M.Litt.
    School of History
  • M.Res.
    School of Geography & Geosciences
  • MRes
    School of Sustainable Development
  • M.Sc.
    School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • M.Sc.
    School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • M.Sc.
    School of Geography & Geosciences
  • M.Sc.
    School of Sustainable Development
  • M.A.
    School of Chemistry
  • M.A.
    School of Sustainable Development
  • M.A.
    School of Biology
  • M.Sc.
    School of Geography & Geosciences
  • M.Sc.
    School of Sustainable Development
  • M.Sc.
    School of Geography & Geosciences
  • M.Sc.
    School of Sustainable Development
Computer Science & IT (14)
  • M.Sc.
    School of Computer Science
  • M.Sc.
    School of Mathematics & Statistics
  • M.Sc.
    School of Computer Science
  • M.Sc.
    School of Computer Science
  • M.Sc.
    School of Computer Science
  • M.Sc.
    School of Computer Science
  • M.Sc.
    School of Statistics
  • M.Sc.
    School of Mathematics & Statistics
  • M.Sc.
    School of Computer Science
  • M.Sc.
    School of Computer Science
  • M.Sc.
    School of Computer Science
  • M.Sc.
    School of Computer Science
  • M.Sc.
    School of Management
  • M.Sc.
    School of Computer Science
Engineering & Technology (6)
  • M.Sc.
    School of Computer Science
  • M.Sc.
    School of Biology
  • M.Sc.
    School of Biology
  • M.Sc.
    School of Marine Biology
  • M.Sc.
    School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • M.Sc.
    School of Geography & Geosciences
Law (5)
  • M.Litt.
    School of History
  • M.Litt.
    School of International Relations
  • M.Litt.
    School of International Relations
  • M.Litt.
    School of International Relations
  • M.Litt.
    School of International Relations
Medicine & Health (3)
  • M.Sc.
    School of Medicine
  • M.Sc.
    School of Medicine
  • M.Sc.
    School of Psychology
Agriculture & Forestry (1)
  • M.Sc.
    Joint venture with University of St Andrews and TheFishSite.com
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
  • MLitt
    School of Art History
Education & Training (1)
  • M.Litt.
    School of International Relations

About

History

Founded in the fifteenth century, St Andrews is Scotland's first university and the third oldest in the English speaking world. Teaching began in the community of St Andrews in 1410 and the University was formally constituted by the issue of a papal bull in 1413.

Education

  • All of our undergraduate degrees are designed to be academically stimulating from the first class, allowing you to immerse yourself in the subjects that you are most passionate about.
  • With a commitment to supporting cutting-edge research projects, the University is the perfect place to further your knowledge in the company of world-renowned lecturers, professors and researchers.
  • The University of St Andrews offers a range of courses, classes and projects if you wish to learn a new skill or expand on your existing qualifications without committing to full-time study.

Research

The majority of research at the University of St Andrews takes place within academic schools. However, the University also supports a large number of world-class, often cross-discipline or cross-institutional, research centres or institutes:

  • Centre: a group concerned, generally, with research collaboration
  • Institute: a group concerned with research collaboration as well a providing undergraduate or postgraduate teaching

Career

  • The Careers Centre exists to enable current students and graduates of St Andrews to make and successfully implement decisions about what they will do next in their lives.
  • The Centre strives to communicate the entire range of available options and to encourage and enable individuals to identify the options which would suit them best.
  • The Careers Centre is strongly committed to offering equality of opportunity to all its users and is committed to offering impartial and objective advice and guidance and to respecting the confidentiality of any personal information we may receive.

University Ranking

by TopUniversities
2018
92 -15
2017
77 -9
2016
68
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
by Times Higher Education
2018
143 -33
2017
110 -24
2016
86
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
by U.S. News & World Report
2018
246
2017
-
2016
-
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.
by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2017
301
2016
301
2015
301
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.

Services

Student services

The University offers extensive support to all students connected with the University, through Student Services and the Chaplaincy.

Acting as the first port of call for both undergraduate and postgraduate students, Student Services is tasked with helping students at St Andrews achieve what they deserve: the best university experience possible. Student Services also manages communication with anyone who is concerned about a student at the University, from parents and guardians to those in the local community and external agencies.

Student Services coordinates four main functions, each committed to monitoring and enhancing the student experience.

  • Student experience
  • Advice and support
  • Discipline
  • Wardennial service

Housing services

Our residences range from beautiful stone-built listed buildings full of original period features, to stylish new apartments, built to high environmental and sustainability standards. Importantly, all of our accommodation adheres to government licensing requirements so you can be certain that we always meet a rigorous standard of accommodation maintenance and health and safety criteria.

A range of catered and self-catered accommodation is available, with a choice of standard rooms with shared bathroom facilities or ensuite. Ensuite rooms include a toilet, sink and shower attached to the room for the sole use of the occupants.

Library services

  • Those living in the local community are welcome to use the Main University Library. You can become a member of the Library and borrow books, or just visit to consult material. Within the Library, there is the option to study in silent areas or enjoy the bustling social spaces.
  • The library houses a cafe and help is available from the Library Helpdesk and IT Service Desk.

Medical services

  • Taking care of your health and wellbeing during your studies is important. The University of St Andrews highly recommends that you register with a doctor in St Andrews at the start of your studies.
  • Students with pre-existing health conditions must contact the primary care practice of their choice before arriving in St Andrews.

Student Life

Campus life

For those lucky enough to live in St Andrews, the town offers a wealth of services and facilities. The University works hard to maintain a good relationship between all residents — from members of staff and their families, to students and the rest of the local community. St Andrews residents can benefit from a number of University facilities available to them — even if they do not have a direct connection to the University.

  • The Music Centre offers the opportunity to perform, listen to or learn about music.
  • There are a number of productions each year at the University’s two theatres.

Sports facilities

  • The University Sports Centre offers fitness services, classes and personal training to students, staff and the local community of St Andrews. Situated towards the west of the town and near the golf courses, the Sports Centre can also provide additional services including equipment for hire, professional advice on fitness training, and help with organising training camps.
  • The Sports Centre has a range of indoor and outdoor facilities available all year round, including dedicated fitness suites, gymnasium, studio and free weights room. Outside spaces include synthetic turf pitches, tennis courts, athletics track, football, rugby, cricket and shinty pitches.

Saint Andrews, Scotland, United Kingdom