PROFILE: The university's origins go back to 1821. As a college, it began offering degrees from 1885 onwards. It became a Central Institution in 1902 and was upgraded to university status in 1966. It is primarily an engineering and science-based university but in recent years has expanded into business and management education. The School of Management and Languages is now one of the largest in the university.
AREAS OF SPECIALISATION: The university's star-rated subjects include Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics, Brewing and Distilling, Languages, Management, Petroleum Engineering.
RECENT CLIENTS: The university's important corporate clients for its management education include the Bank of Scotland, Scottish Power and Shell Worldwide.