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Robert Gordon University

Robert Gordon University


“98.5% of RGU postgraduates are in work or further study 6 months after graduating” (HESA Destination of UK Leavers Survey 2013/14, published August 2015).

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.  

  • We’re one of the Top UK Universities for postgraduate employability, with a 98.5% employment rate (HESA Destination of UK Leavers’ Survey 2013/14)
  • £120 million campus development.

We have a diverse and exciting range of postgraduate courses in Accounting and Finance, Management, Communications, Information Management, Law, Engineering, Computing, Architecture, Built Environment, Art & Design, Pharmacy, Nursing and Health Science, 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.

City of Aberdeen
With its sandy beaches and the Grampian Mountains, Aberdeen has more to offer than just city life. Surfing, kayaking, mountain climbing, snowboarding and white water rafting are all within your reach. It’s no surprise, then, that Aberdeen was ranked as the best city to live and work in Scotland (Good Growth for Cities, 2013).

Aberdeen is a vibrant multi-cultural city with over 25,000 students with local bus services coming straight into campus every 8 minute and student discount passes available.

The £120 million development enables the University to realise its ambition to deliver the best riverside campus in Europe for all students to enjoy. Read more about the RGU Campus.

We offer a diverse range of services to help not only with your academic needs but also your personal needs.

  • RGU Library Tower with stunning views of the River Dee
  • RGU: SPORT boasting modern world-class sporting facilities
  • RGU Union get involved and make the best of your student experience
  • Garthdee catering facilities in every building including Costa, Starbucks and Subway
  • Student Support Services and Careers advice which can be accessed both on campus and online no matter where you are.

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.

  • Work and study with flexibility
  • Help and support when you need it
  • 93% of our distance learning students say 'it has been worth the investment of time'

What do students think?

“RGU has the most flexible and the best value MBA programme available” Boyd Finlay, MBA online

"I now have a massive opportunity to progress through my organisation into a management role that I have always held in high regard" Laurie MacKay, Asset Management Degree MSc

“The flexibility of the part time distance learning programme and the accreditations...pushed me towards RGU” Brenda Munyukwi - MBA Business Administration


Robert Gordon University graduates have an enviable reputation as being amongst the most employable in the UK. 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 and the professionals on a regional, national and global scale.

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.

  • Career Toolkit
  • On Campus Recruitment
  • Careers Fairs

We have the resources to support you in recognising and developing your transferable skills to allow you to secure your perfect opportunity.

Funding & Alumni
Postgraduate students will normally make their own arrangements for payment of fees. However, there are a limited number of funded places on postgraduate courses.

All fees are listed on individual course pages. The amount of fees that you pay will depend upon whether you are a UK/EU or an International (non EU) student.

There are a range of scholarships available to postgraduate students, including our Merit Scholarships. Information about these and how to apply for them can be found in the funding and scholarships page.

We are delighted to offer our alumni a 15% loyalty discount on postgraduate course fees.

Read more on PG Fees.

Postgraduate Admissions
Robert Gordon University
AB10 1FR
Tel: +44 (0)1224 262209

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