The School's robust and industry relevant courses equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in distinct and exciting industries.

Our courses can be found in the following subject areas or grouped listing.

Undergraduate Biomedical Science Programme

The program comprises of three routes: Biomedical Science, Applied Biomedical Science and Bioscience with Biomedical Sciences.  All students start with the same Year 1 modules allowing them to progress through to the appropriate course at the start of Year 2.

  • BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science

    A course designed for students who wish to gain a qualification with a broader range of biomedical science subjects, allowing them to find employment in the medical/ pharmaceutical sector.

  • BSc (Hons) Applied Biomedical Science

    Biomedical scientists work in partnership with other healthcare professionals to perform many different roles in laboratories.

  • BSc (Hons) Bioscience with Biomedical Sciences

    Develop the knowledge and skills to enter a range of and exciting and dynamic biological disciplines.

  • Undergraduate Courses

  • BSc (Hons) Forensic and Analytical Science

    Scientific skills are vital in finding evidence that will assist in the investigative phase of a police enquiry.

  • MPharm Pharmacy

    The Pharmacist is a healthcare professional whose role has expanded greatly in recent years, making pharmacy a hugely varied and rewarding career. This course, leading to award of MPharm, will allow you to enter pre-registration training, successful completion of which permits application to register as a pharmacist with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).

  • BSc (Hons) Nutrition

    Learn how nutrients in food are used in the body, and how you can help improve the quality of people's lives by understanding the relationship between diet and health.

  • BSc (Hons) Nutrition and Dietetics

    A Dietitian uses nutrition science to devise eating plans for patients to help manage medical conditions. This course covers the sciences that underpin diet, and the relationship with health and illness, and supports development of skills necessary to work with individuals and groups.

  • Postgraduate Courses

  • MSc Clinical Pharmacy Practice

    Our Clinical Pharmacy Practice course will provide the opportunity for pharmacists to develop professional competence as clinical practitioners involved in making decisions about drug therapy for individual patients.

  • MSc Instrumental Analytical Science Environmental Analysis

    A course designed for scientists who wish to develop skills in environmental analysis. The availability of posts for graduates is very favourable, with job roles ranging from regulation within local authorities and environmental monitoring through to heavy industry.

  • MSc Instrumental Analytical Science Drug Analysis and Toxicology

    A course designed for scientists who wish to develop skills that apply to a range of careers including drug screening, pharmaceutical analysis and drug analysis. Analysis-based career opportunities are strong, with nearly 100% of our graduates who are seeking employment able to obtain posts within three months.

  • MSc Instrumental Analytical Science Oilfield Chemicals

    A course designed for scientists who wish to develop skills for a career in the gas and oil industry. The course benefits from industrial ties in the city of Aberdeen, a well-connected oil capital of Europe. Career opportunities within oil-based industries remain high with ever increasing oil demand, new field discoveries and renewed sector investment.

  • MSc Instrumental Analytical Science DNA Analysis, Proteomics & Metabolomics

    This course is designed for scientists who wish to develop skills relevant to job roles such as genetic testing, medical diagnostics and biomedical research. Graduate career opportunities exist in laboratories, clinical laboratories, forensic laboratories and biotechnology companies.

  • MSc Clinical Pharmacy Service Development

    A two-year course with a focus on developing the knowledge and skills required for the development, implementation and evaluation of clinical pharmacy services.

  • Postgraduate Research

  • Research in Health Professions

    Health Professions Research at Robert Gordon University is built on strong foundations of education and practice based research.

  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Courses

  • Pharmacist Independent Prescribing

    This course will prepare pharmacists to register with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) as a pharmacist independent prescriber.