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?

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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.

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