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. 14, July, 2017 Summer Graduation Ceremony - School of Computing Science and Digital Media, School of Engineering (2:30pm)

    Computing Science Graduate Stuart Whitehead

    Ceremonies for all courses in Computing and Engineering. View all of the courses graduating at this ceremony.  

  1. 22, June, 2017 RGU joins the teaching elite

    RGU has been awarded a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), placing it in the top 20% of the best universities in the UK for the quality of its undergraduate teaching and learning.  

  2. 07, June, 2017 Women’s issues stimulate debate on Twitter

    RGU Campus

    Researchers from RGU have continued their analysis of Twitter response to the televised leaders’ debates with an evaluation of over 22,000 tweets sent during last night’s STV debate. Tweets using the #scotdebates hashtag were collected and analysed.  

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