Ranked top in Scotland in the Guardian University Guide, The Scott Sutherland School of Architecture & Built Environment in Aberdeen boasts state-of-the-art facilities in a brand new purpose-built building.

To be valued by society, better buildings and physical environments must be genuinely better places in which to live, work or play. We see it as our social responsibility to design and build stimulating, sustainable and well-considered structures and spaces that reflect society's aspirations.

Take a look around the  school and watch a video showing some of our new facilities.

Why Study Architecture, Construction & Surveying Here?

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We are passionate about keeping courses relevant to big issues such as the environment and sustainability.

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Our award winning staff that have an excellent record of training industry ready graduates.

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Our purpose built facility boasts a number of facilities to give you the best learning experience.

“The course is first-rate and well exceeded my original expectations. The lecturers are so passionate about the subjects they teach and the mixture of formal lectures, tutorials, laboratories and practical work gives a great deal of variation.”

Aileen Beverly Surveying BSc (Hons)


Careers

Whether your degree is in architecture, construction or surveying, you will be highly sought-after once you have completed your studies.

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Careers in Architecture

Explore careers in architecture

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Careers in Surveying

Surveyors provide professional advice on building projects

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Careers in Construction

There are a range of career options for in the Construction industry.

News & Events

  1. 26, April, 2018 Connected Transport Systems

    Aberdeen City Council, Robert Gordon University and the University of Aberdeen have collaborated to organise a series of evening talks on the theme of ‘Connected Transport Systems of the Future’ which will run from February to May 2018.  

  1. 06, April, 2018 Look Again artist to showcase Aberdeen at international exhibition

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    A renowned UK artist who is taking part in the 2018 Look Again Festival of art and design will showcase her work as part of the prestigious La Biennale di Venezia.  

  2. 23, March, 2018 Q&A with Professor Gokay Deveci

    Gokay Deveci

    Gokay Deveci, from RGU’s Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment, talks about the importance of architecture in the curriculum, the changing landscape of the profession and tips for those about to embark on their career  

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