Student Accommodation

  • Accommodation is available at locations throughout Aberdeen. 
  • Please refer to the university website for details.

Postgraduate Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2017–2018). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £4,640
Mixed £4,640
Laboratory £4,640
Clinical -
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine are the clinical subjects.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • There are a number of scholarships available to postgraduate students at RGU.
  • Companies generously support RGU students year after year thanks to the university's strong links with industry
  • The scholarships available will depend on the student's course and year of study.


  • RGU has a diverse and exciting range of postgraduate courses, many of which are accredited.
  • Students can choose what to study from a range of subjects, all taught in modern facilities, helping students to progress and develop skills within their chosen subject.
  • All programmes are designed to offer an effective combination of academic study and practical experience, developed in close consultation with industry.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

3,757 postgraduate students in 2015–16:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 38%
  • Part Time 62%


  • UK 68%
  • EU 7%
  • Other 26%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & administrative studies 55 1320 1375
Subjects allied to medicine 40 660 695
Engineering & technology 35 460 490
Law 10 400 410
Education 0 285 285
Mass communications & documentation 10 240 250
Architecture, building & planning 15 150 165
Computer science 20 140 160
Social studies 5 155 160
Combined 0 70 70
Physical sciences 5 50 50
Creative arts & design 5 5 15
Biological sciences 10 0 10

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification: