Robert Gordon University

Postgraduate Study

  • Robert Gordon University is known as the 'Professional University' due to our strong emphasis on lifelong practical learning and career development. We are a top-rated university for employability with an impressive 98.5% (HESA Destination of UK Leavers, 2013–14, published August 2015) employment rate, giving you that crucial competitive edge.
  • Read more about our postgraduate courses, and find out what our students think about both full-time on-campus and online postgraduate courses at RGU on our website.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

The 4,140 postgraduate students enrolled in the academic year 2014/15 comprise:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 40%
  • Part Time 60%

Domicile

  • UK 64%
  • EU 7%
  • Other 29%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & administrative studies 53 1320 1373
Subjects allied to medicine 39 658 697
Engineering & technology 33 458 491
Law 11 400 411
Education 0 284 284
Mass communications & documentation 11 241 252
Architecture, building & planning 17 150 167
Computer science 22 139 161
Social studies 5 155 160
Combined 0 68 68
Physical sciences 3 49 52
Creative arts & design 7 7 14
Biological sciences 10 0 10

Subject Areas

  • We have a diverse and exciting range of postgraduate courses many of which are accredited.
  • You can study Accounting and Finance, Management, Communications, Information Management, Law, Engineering, Computing, Architecture, 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.

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study:

Postgraduate Fees and Funding

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2016–2017):

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £4,500
Mixed £4,700
Laboratory £7,240
Clinical -

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • Information about finance and scholarship opportunities for postgraduate studies can be found on our website.