Our academically robust and industry relevant courses in Laboratory Science, Biomedical Science and Sports and Exercise Science will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in these distinct and exciting industries.

With the wide range of disciplines under the microscope, you'll emerge with valuable practical skills in lab techniques, analysis and problem solving and  the inter-personal skills so vital to the world of work.

Why Study Laboratory, Biomedical & Sports Sciences Here?

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Close links with practitioners and managers ensure that all our students’ training relates to current and changing practice within their chosen profession.

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Studying for a qualification in laboratory, biomedical or sports sciences provides you with a good grounding in analytical science in preparation for industry.

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We take a practical approach, offering extensive vocational training opportunities in a supportive and friendly environment, a valuable practical experience of the workplace.

“It was important that my degree wasn't just academic, it needed to be applied and relevant to the workplace. I undertook a six week project in my Honours year and benefited hugely, as it gave me a real insight into the working world.”

Stephen Milroy Bioscience with Biomedical Sciences BSc (Hons)


Careers

Build a successful career with a degree from Robert Gordon University. Our graduates go on to work in a variety of roles and find that their time spent at university has prepared them well for working life.

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Analytical Science

A variety of career options are available to you if you have a degree in laboratory sciences.

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Bioscience

Bioscientist is a general term for professionals working in a number of diverse fields including biotechnology, environmental science and public health.

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Forensic Science

As a forensic scientist you will provide practical and impartial evidence to courts of law in the prosecution or defence either in civil or criminal litigation.

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. 11, August, 2017 Why choose online distance learning at RGU?

    RGU Campus

    There are many reasons why you might choose to enter into an online distance learning course. Maybe you are looking to enhance your skills set in order to progress in your chosen career or you might be a recent graduate that wants to take the next step in your education – boosting your position in a competitive market at interview stage.  

  2. 08, August, 2017 RGU to provide unique education for Austrian pharmacists

    Anita Weidmann

    Robert Gordon University is building on its overseas links and international reputation as it forms a strategic partnership with a leading Austrian pharmacy association.  

Our Schools

School of Pharmacy & Life Sciences

School of Pharmacy & Life Sciences

The School has an impressive portfolio of seven courses accredited or approved by professional bodies.

School of Health Sciences

School of Health Sciences

We are well known for producing quality health care professionals, and is the sole provider of these degree programmes in the North of Scotland.