Robert Gordon University

Robert Gordon University

Robert Gordon University

Based in Aberdeen, Scotland, Robert Gordon University (RGU) is an innovative, accessible, impactful and professionally-focused university offering a wide range of postgraduate taught and research degrees across a number of academic disciplines. They are recognised regionally and internationally for their teaching excellence, close links with industry, impactful research and a top graduate employability record.

The university offers practical, professional learning in an accessible way to ensure you have the opportunity to develop your own capabilities and advance your career. With 11 Academic Schools, RGU covers a wide range of disciplines at Postgraduate level from Business and Law to Engineering, Computing and Health Sciences. No matter what stage you are at in your career, RGU offers a study option to suit you, support your career ambitions and make you more employable.

Postgraduate study

RGU offers a number of Postgraduate degrees across a range of disciplines, which are available via flexible study modes; on campus or online; full-time or part-time. Whether you are looking to broaden your first degree discipline, go deeper into a specific subject area or change direction and take a new path in your career, RGU has a postgraduate degree that is suitable for you. All RGU Postgraduate degrees are developed through close collaboration with industry to ensure they are tailored to the needs of the current and future employment markets. They have a long history of being a professional university, and many of their degrees are recognised and accredited by some of the world’s top professional and industry accrediting bodies. A large number of their postgraduate degrees offer practical learning experiences and the opportunity to put your newly acquired skills and knowledge to the test in an industry environment through placements or work experience.


RGU’s world-class research reflects their expertise across 11 Academic Schools in the fields of allied health, computer science, engineering, the built environment, accounting and finance, business and management, law, information management, and art and design. With a focus on applied research, the university has an objective of delivering innovative research solutions for business and industry that provides economic, societal, environmental and cultural impact. Their supportive research community, led by The Graduate School, provides an environment conducive to high quality student experience and achievement.


In recent years RGU has invested over £135million in their Garthdee Campus on the banks of the River Dee in Aberdeen. In this idyllic setting, they house all the facilities you need to develop both your intellectual and practical capabilities. Facilities include drilling and well engineering simulators, real life nursing wards, a clinical skills centre, x-ray suites, physiotherapy equipment, 3D printers, industry standard TV and Radio Studios and Art and Design Workshops/ studios.


Visit the Robert Gordon University website for a complete A-Z listing of the postgrad courses available at RGU.

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Key information

Garthdee House
Garthdee Road
AB10 7QB
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