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 Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Robert Gordon University

Robert Gordon University

Robert Gordon University is a dynamic modern university with an international reputation for providing high quality education at Undergraduate Postgraduate and PhD level.

  • Top 10 in the UK for overall student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2022, excludes colleges, small, specialist and private providers)
  • Our Aberdeen Business School is named the Business School of the Year (Times Higher Education 2020 Awards)

We have a diverse and exciting range of postgraduate courses in Accounting and Finance, Management, Communications, Information Management, Law, Engineering, Computing, Architecture and the Built Environment, Art & Design, Pharmacy, Nursing and Health Sciences, all taught in state-of-the-art facilities, helping you to progress and develop skills within your chosen subject. All programmes are designed to offer you an effective combination of academic study and practical experience, developed in close consultation with industry.


Our relentless focus on professional education means our graduates are not just ready to work but are also equipped to make an enduring and valuable contribution to industry on a regional, national and global scale. We are:

  • 1st in Scotland and 3rd in the UK (excluding small, specialist institutions) for employability and/or further study (HESA Graduate Outcomes 2022)
  • 1st in Scotland and 2nd in the UK in the Graduate Employment Rate measure (QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022)

We have a dedicated centre with a team of career consultants, offering a full range of services to assist individual career planning, job searching and employability needs. As well, the RGU eHub is a comprehensive online careers information and advice resource, to support RGU students with all aspects of your career journey.

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Industry Connections

We continually engage and build upon our industry links to ensure our courses are demand driven, of the highest quality and tailored to meet the current and future needs of employers. Many of our courses will offer you the opportunity to undertake a period of work experience or placement, collaborate with businesses on live projects and attend industry guest lectures and masterclasses, providing you the chance to make connections and network with potential future employers.

  • 1st in Scotland and in the top 10 in the UK for good industry connections and high-quality facilities (The Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018)


We offer a diverse range of services to help not only with your academic needs but also your personal needs. Read more about the RGU Campus.

Our virtual learning environment, Campus Moodle, allows you to communicate easily with tutors and fellow students, providing all the help and support needed for studying in any location across the world.

City of Aberdeen

Aberdeen is the happiest city in the UK to live and work in thanks to factors including a low crime rate, a high quality of life and an average monthly salary greater than the UK average (Shawbrook Bank 2021). This is a forward-looking city with investments worth more than £10billion in the pipeline to be injected in education, culture, growth and prosperity.

Aberdeen is Scotland’s third largest city, celebrated for its proximity to the sea and its famous sparkling architecture. With more than 25,000 students, living and studying in Aberdeen means you will be part of an energetic and student-friendly city.

As a student in Aberdeen you can enjoy food and drink experiences, a lively nightlife scene, opportunities for outdoor adventure, year-round festivals and events, inspiring art galleries and interesting museums. In addition to Aberdeen’s mile-long beach, you can explore parks and gardens and picture-perfect old towns.

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