Computing Short Courses

We offer a range of career enhancing short computing courses to contribute to your CPD plan, helping to bridge gaps in your knowledge or updating your skills in the latest technologies. These short IT courses are all delivered by our expert tutors within the School of Computing Science and Digital Media in Aberdeen.

Here are details of all our forthcoming IT short courses, held at the School of Computing Science and Digital Media in our Garthdee Campus. You can book online by following the course links.

We will be adding further courses throughout the year. If you would like more information about our full range of courses or alternative dates please contact us

  1. Advanced iPhone/iPad Programming

    Create and develop Apps for the iPhone and iPad. Course features instruction and hands-on practical coding exercises. Book your place online.

  2. Agile Software Development

    Learn about Agile Software Development Techniques and support faster and more efficient software development. Professional 2 day short course.

  3. Introduction to Business Intelligence

    Learn how to gain a competitive advantage with key data mining and data analysis tools. Professional 3 day short course.

  4. Introduction to Cloud Computing

    Cloud computing, which includes the purchase of computing services on a pay-as-you-go basis, look likely to revolutionise the ways businesses access information technologies.

  5. IT for Business Growth

    The course is aimed at SME business owners and executives seeking to improve their strategic use of technology.

  6. IT Project Management

    Learn the tools and techniques required to deliver successful IT projects on-time and within budget. Book your place online.

  7. Measuring the User Experience

    The course will introduce the core skills used to design and implement usability evaluation studies based on metrics.

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“Good tutor delivery style and offered up real examples to illustrate. Practice questions (number and frequency) and test exams were a great help.”

Participant on one of our Computing Short Courses

“Our trainer was obviously experienced in IT Project Management and could relate to project occurrences and situations.”

Participant on IT Project Management

Agile Development

  1. Agile Software Development Course - Video Clip

    Agile Course Video Teaser

    View a short video about this course.

  2. Agile Developers Go Large

    Agile Development

    Research at the School of Computing & Digital Media at Robert Gordon University shows that major international companies are embracing agile methods on large projects.

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    Working with state-of-the-art facilities, we aim to ensure students are excited and challenged, and that they gain the creative skills required to become the innovators of the future.

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