In The Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2017, RGU was ranked as a top 10 UK university for its high quality staff/lectures.
Over 90,000 people are employed in technology roles across all sectors in Scotland and our variety of courses delivered from our Aberdeen campus and online provide the perfect springboard to your career, wherever you want to work.
With a global reach that shapes all aspects of society, our strong links with industry ensure that our courses respond quickly to changes in the marketplace.
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?
Our courses successfully meet the needs of industry and commerce thanks to the input of external professionals and our experienced staff.
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.
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.
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.
Use your creative and technical skills in a career in website development.
06, October, 2017 Open Day October 2017
Your chance to experience the University's stunning buildings & superb facilities & learn more about our courses.
15, January, 2018 RGU awarded £4.2million to expand its pioneering work-based learning degree programme
Robert Gordon University (RGU), a pioneer of work-based learning degrees, has been awarded £4.2 million by Skills Development Scotland to significantly expand the range of courses on offer and the number of places available.
18, August, 2017 Top 5 tips for studying during online distance learning courses
Online distance learning courses give students the flexibility and opportunity to study. Take a look at our top tips for studying during an online distance learning course at Robert Gordon University.
Using innovative and practical approaches to develop expertise in a broad spectrum of computing technologies.