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Robert Gordon University



Robert Gordon University is based in Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom. It has around 14,000 students, of which 800 are full-time international students.

The City of Aberdeen

Robert Gordon University has 2 campuses, both of which are in Aberdeen. The Garthdee Campus is at Garthdee, Aberdeen and the City Centre campus is at Schoolhill, Aberdeen. Aberdeen is the city with the third largest population in Scotland, with an estimated population of 200,000. It is easily reached by air and train.


The latest shopping and recreational complex in Aberdeen is Union Square, which has over 60 stores and restaurants. Alternatively, there are other shopping malls such as The Bon Accord Centre, St Nicholas Centre, The Academy and The Mall.

Close to Union Square is Union Street, which has well-known High Street stores, including Top Shop, G-Star and H&M. There are also 3 movie cinemas in Aberdeen: 2 Cineworld and 1 Vue.

Why Choose Robert Gordon University?

Graduate Employment

Robert Gordon University has one of the best track records of any UK university for graduate employment, and has consistently maintained this track record over the last decade. The Times Good University Guide 2011 rated Robert Gordon University as the first in Scotland and the second across the UK for graduate-level jobs. It was also named Scottish University of the Year in 2011 by The Sunday Times.

Relevant Degrees

Robert Gordon University liaises with employers at every phase to ensure that their courses enable their students to be ready for their chosen job route. As a result, Robert Gordon University is known for churning out much sought-after graduates.

International Community

Robert Gordon University has 800 full-time international students originating from 132 different countries. Among these, the biggest international cohorts are Indian, Chinese and Nigerian.


Both The Times Good University Guide 2011 and The Guardian University Guide 2011 rated Robert Gordon University as the best modern university in the United Kingdom. RAE 2008 also rated Robert Gordon University as the top modern university for research in Scotland.


90% of the undergraduate degrees and many of the postgraduate degrees at Robert Gordon University involve a professional internship. This helps students to experience real-life and put the academic skills they have learnt into practice.

Robert Gordon University's Ranking

Information extracted from The Times Good University Guide 2014
Information extracted from The Guardian University Guide 2011
Subject Area
Subject Area
Accounting and Finance 19 Architecture  26
Archaeology 19 Art n Design  21
Architecture 17 Business and Management Studies  15
Art n Design 29 Electrical and Electronic Engineering  20
Building 8 Law  17
Food Science 6 Mechanical Engineering  22
Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation and Tourism 16 Nursing  13
Pharmacology and Pharmacy 25 Pharmacology and Pharmacy  11
    Sports and Exercise Science  29
    Tourism and Leisure management  6
    Overall  27



Courses Available


  • Architecture
  • Architecture Course


  • Art & Design
  • Commercial Photography
  • Computer Network Management and Design
  • Construction Design and Management
  • Design for Digital Media
  • Develop expertise in designing and implementing graphics systems.
  • Fashion Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Journalism
  • Journalism
  • Media
  • Multimedia Development
  • Photographic and Electronic Media
  • Product Design
  • Textiles and Surface Design
  • Three Dimensional Design (Ceramics, Glass and Jewellery)


  • Accounting and Finance
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Business Administration
  • Business Information Systems
  • International Business
  • International Business Management
  • International Marketing Management
  • Management with Marketing
  • Oil and Gas Accounting


  • Best Pharmacist Education


  • Communications and Computer Network Engineering
  • Computing Information Engineering
  • Computing: Information Engineering with Network Management
  • Drilling and Well Engineering
  • Electronic and Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering
  • Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical and Offshore Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Oil and Gas Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering


  • Midwifery
  • Nursing
  • Nursing - Adult
  • Nursing - Adult Nursing
  • Nursing - Children
  • Nursing - Mental Health
  • Physical Therapy


  • International Hospitality Management
  • International Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • International Tourism Management


  • Human Resources Management
  • International Trade
  • Management with Human Resource Management

Information Technology

  • Computing for Graphics and Animation
  • Computing for Internet and Multimedia
  • Computing: Software Technology
  • Computing: Software Technology with Network Management
  • Information Systems Technology
  • Information Technology


  • International Commercial Law
  • Law
  • Law and Management
  • Oil and Gas Law
  • Professional Legal Practice

Occupational Therapy

  • BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy


  • Advanced Architectural Studies
  • Architectural Studies
  • Architectural Technology
  • Clinical Practice
  • Communication with Public Relations
  • Construction Project Management
  • Corporate Communications
  • Corporate Social Responsibility & Energy
  • Diagnostic Radiography
  • Diagnostic Radiography
  • Diploma Quantity Surveying Course
  • Drilling Course
  • Energy Management
  • Events Management
  • Fashion Management
  • Fashion Management
  • Financial Management
  • Grad Dip Surveying
  • Information and Library Studies
  • Information Management
  • IT Management
  • Kinesiology
  • Management
  • Management
  • Nutrition
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Oil and Gas Management
  • OSPAP Pharmacist
  • Painting
  • Printmaking
  • Project Management
  • Public Administration
  • Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
  • Radiography program
  • Sculpture
  • Social Work
  • Social Work
  • Surveying
  • Visual Communication


  • BSC (Hons) Physiotherapy
  • MSc Physiotherapy


  • Applied Biomedical Science
  • Applied Social Sciences
  • Applied Sport and Exercise Science
  • Bioscience with Biomedical Sciences
  • Clinical Biomechanics
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Science
  • Forensic and Analytical Science
  • Instrumental Analytical Sciences DNA Analysis, Proteomics & Metabolomics
  • Instrumental Analytical Sciences Drug Analysis and Toxicology
  • Instrumental Analytical Sciences Environmental Analysis
  • Instrumental Analytical Sciences Oilfield Chemicals
  • Sports Biomechanics


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UK Education offers independent thinking, give you the freedom to develop your ideas, make discoveries and develop real skills that employers are looking for. UK has produced more than 100 Nobel Prize winners, a testimonial that UK graduates are at the forefront of the creative and research industries  With many renowned ancient Universities such Cambridge, Oxford, Edinburgh, UK is one of the most popular destination for further education for students all over the world.

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