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Robert Gordon University

Flag of United Kingdom Aberdeen, United Kingdom
School ID: SU440009
Rank: 801
* Times Higher Education 2018-2019
Applied number: 100

Robert Gordon University is ranked 801 in QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities.

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General description

Robert Gordon University provides industry led undergraduate and postgraduate courses leading to highly relevant awards and degrees. Situated on one of the most beautiful campuses in the UK, the university provides facilities that will have a real influence on your capacity to learn.

Robert Gordon University is an innovative, inclusive, impactful and professionally-focused institution focused on demand-led teaching and research.

RGU delivers a high quality vocational education and relevant curriculum which provides learners with the skills they require to thrive throughout their careers. As a result, the university has a reputation for producing graduates that are highly sought after by employers. Over the last decade RGU has consistently had one of the best records of any UK university for graduate level employment. Its reputation for teaching excellence is demonstrated further through its Gold award in the UK Teaching Excellence Framework. It celebrates a high quality student experience and is currently ranked in the top three universities in Scotland for student satisfaction.

Why choose Robert Gordon University?

RGU has a heritage going back 250 years and was awarded university status in 1992. Throughout its development, the university has remained committed to creating equal opportunities to access a relevant and valuable education. It is made up of eleven schools and offers over 300 courses ranging from engineering, architecture, computing, and life sciences to the creative industries, health and social care, and business. It has a student population of over 16,500, who study on-campus and online; notably, it is one of the largest providers of distance learning in the UK. Courses are developed through close collaboration with employers, professions and industry to address skills regional and national needs, and this ensures that curriculum is demand-led.

The university is making significant investment to grow its globally impactful research in key areas including sustainable transport; built environment visualisation; industrial biotechnology; smart data and artificial intelligence; and pharmacy practice. Through prioritising strategic research partnerships, the university fosters excellence in knowledge exchange and interdisciplinary collaboration. RGU is known for its close engagement with industry and has a significant track record in workforce development both nationally and internationally. It collaborates with organisations, governments, trade bodies, industry associations and educational institutions to stimulate innovation and drive economic development.

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Co-op option
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Finances

Avg Cost of Tuition/Year £13,850
Cost of Living/Year £12,420
Application Fee £0
Estimated Total/Year £26,270

Main majors

  • Communication, Marketing and Media
  • Computing and Digital Media
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Architecture

https://www.rgu.ac.uk/study

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