Computing is high impact, with a global reach that shapes all aspects of society.

We take a dynamic and innovative approach to teaching the technologies needed to address 21st century challenges. Computing is always on the move, offering a direct, creative and inspiring route into stimulating employment.

Why Study Computing Here?

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Our courses successfully meet the needs of industry and commerce thanks to the input of external professionals and our experienced staff. 

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You will enjoy easy access to 12 labs, housing over 250 state-of-the-art PCs and 100% wireless network coverage - all for the exclusive use of our computing students. 

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Our wide range of technical, commercial and creative courses - all professionally relevant - has seen us consistently ranked top for graduate job prospects.

“The most enjoyable part of my student life at Robert Gordon University was conducting research into evolutionary programming. This has served me well in my career, where I am developing novel solutions to tackle challenges in modern drug discovery.”

Nathan Brown School of Computing Graduate, The Institute of Cancer Research


A computing degree can lead to a wide and varied career. As a graduate of a computing discipline, you will be in demand in a variety of sectors from health and science to IT software and service organisations. From engineering and construction to the retail sector and beyond.

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IT Development

As a Systems Developer, you will work within organisations to solve computer problems.



There is a range of career options if you choose to work in software development.

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Web & Multimedia Development

Use your creative and technical skills in a career in website development.

News & Events

  1. 24, August, 2017 Postgraduate Open Evening

    Postgraduate Open Evening

    There has never been a better time to embark on a postgraduate course. Find out more at our open evening in August.  

  1. 18, July, 2017 Pineapple prank marks end of successful time at RGU for Honours students

    Ruairi Gray and Lloyd Jack - Business Information Technology 488 x 325

    A pair of graduating friends have been through some major highs and lows throughout their final year at Uni – from a serious car crash which left one with a broken back, to an arty pineapple prank which saw both students interviewed by the world’s media.  

  2. 18, July, 2017 Top of the class Josh secures job straight after graduation

    Josh Edgar - Computer Science 325 x 488

    A young man from Inverurie has already secured his first role in industry after graduating with a first-class honours degree from Robert Gordon University (RGU).  

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