Looking to further your career? Find out about postgraduate degree courses which start in January at Robert Gordon University. We offer a range of Masters courses in Business, Design and Technology and Health and Social Care.

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Our courses and our reputation

Our courses are developed in partnership with industry and accredited by professional bodies ensuring our graduates are highly employable. This is why we are ranked the Best Modern University in the UK by the Sunday Times.

"Now the top Modern University in the Britain and short-listed for University of the Year, a degree from Robert Gordon University is as near to a guarantee of a job as you can get." - The Sunday Times

We also have a strong focus on employability and in the Complete University Guide 2013 Robert Gordon University is in the top 10 universities in the UK for graduate employment and is top of all the Scottish universities.


MBA, Business, Management, Law and Information Studies courses starting in January

Aberdeen Business School

Digital Curation MSc

The CILIP accredited MSc Digital Curation course is designed to equip students with relevant knowledge and skills, including knowledge organisation and project management.

Graduate Certificate Management Studies (Distance learning)

Gain access to a Masters degree in Management if you have no first degree. This course is available via distance learning starting January.

Information and Library Studies PgCert/PgDip/MSc (Distance learning)

A course that brings together theory and practice to replicate activities found in the work place. This course is available via distance learning starting January.

International Commercial Law PgCert/PgDip/LLM (Full-time)

Build on your current and practical knowledge about the law as it relates to international business. This course is available full-time starting January.

International Tourism and Hospitality Management PgCert/PgDip/MSc (Full-time)

Gain an industry specific and highly relevant academic qualification necessary for today’s dynamic tourism and hospitality industries. This course is available full-time starting January.

Management PgCert/PgDip/MSc (Full-time)

Develop business and management skills for practice at middle management level. This course is available full-time starting January.

Master of Business Administration (Distance learning)

This MBA was developed to meet the highest international standards and is of direct relevance to the real world. This course is available via distance learning starting January.

Master of Business Administration (Part-time)

An MBA course developed to meet the highest international standards. This course is available part-time starting January.

Master of Employment Law

Our LLM Employment Law and Practice degree provides in-depth, current knowledge and skills in employment and labour law

Masters Financial Management Course | MSc Financial Management (Full-time or Part-time)

Preparing graduates with a formal qualification which demonstrates their specialised expertise and knowledge of the financial management sector.

Masters in International Business Degree | MSc International Business (Full-time or Distance learning)

Learn about the concepts and constraints of international business.

Masters in Public Administration MPA

The MPA degree is an internationally recognised postgraduate qualification designed to prepare you for the challenges and opportunities of a career in today's public administration and management.

MBA Information Management (Online)

The MBA Information Management focuses on strategic management of information and knowledge assets in organisations. This course is available via distance learning starting January.

MBA Oil and Gas Management (Distance learning)

Meet the challenge of intense marketplace competition by developing strong management competencies. This course is available via distance learning starting January.

MBA Oil and Gas Management (Part-time)

Meet the challenge of intense marketplace competition by developing strong management competencies. This course is available part-time starting January.

MSc International Marketing Management

The MSc International Marketing Management degree is designed to meet industry demand and is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM).

MSc Information Management

This course has been developed in direct response to feedback from employers and with close consultation from practitioners and professional bodies.

Oil and Gas Law PgCert/PgDip/MSc/LLM (On Campus or Distance Learning)

This course in oil and gas law is aimed at oil and gas professionals, lawyers and non-lawyers from any jurisdiction. This course is available full-time starting January.

Project Management PgCert/PgDip/MSc (Full-time or Distance learning)

The MSc in Project Management is suitable for those already in the profession as well as those at the start of their career. This course is available full-time or distance learning starting January.

Purchasing and Supply Chain Management PgCert/PgDip/MSc (Full-time or Distance learning)

Develop knowledge, understanding and business management skills in the fields of Purchasing and Supply Chain Management. This course is available full-time or via distance learning starting January.

Quality Management PgCert/PgDip/MSc (Distance learning)

Develop knowledge, understanding and management skills in quality management and business improvement. This course is available via distance learning starting January.


Engineering, Computing, Architecture and Built Environment courses starting in January

Design and Technology

Engineering Management Degree | MSc Asset Integrity Management (Distance Learning)

Further you career in Engineering Management. Engineering Asset Management course, accredited by the Energy Institute.
This course is available via distance learning starting January.

Computing: Software Technology with Network Management PgCert/PgDip/MSc (Full-time)

Learn skills in software development, database systems and web programming as well as research and development skills.
This course is available Full-time starting January.

Information and Network Security MSc (Full-time)

This course aims to produce computing specialists who are able to design and maintain secure information systems and networks. This course is available Full-time starting January.

MSc Commercial Practice for the Energy Sectors

This postgraduate course has been specifically developed to enable students to professionally enhance their commercial skills. The course has been developed in close collaboration with industry and includes a contemporary industry perspective from sector experts from all parts of the supply chain.

MSc Construction Project Management Degree (Distance Learning)

This course develops the judgmental, managerial and leadership qualities required for effective project management.
This course is available via distance learning starting January.

Masters Drilling Course | MSc Drilling and Well Engineering (Distance Learning)

Masters in Drilling and Well Engineering degree accredited by the Energy Institute. Find out more and apply for a January start.

MSc Oil and Gas Engineering Degree (Distance Learning)

Want a career in oil and gas engineering? Study for an MSc Oil and Gas Engineering in Aberdeen. Energy Institute accredited course.
Apply today.

Oil and Gas Information Technology | MSc IT for the Oil and Gas Industry (Full Time)

This course provides training in software development tools and techniques and IT service management as well as Oil and Gas Engineering and Geoscience.

MSc Offshore Oil and Gas Engineering (Distance Learning)

Want a Career in Offshore Oil and Gas? Apply today for this Masters Engineering Degree. Study full-time in Aberdeen or Online.

MSc Petroleum Production Engineering (Distance Learning)

This MSc in Petroleum Production Engineering is aimed at practising oilfield engineers and managers who already have at least two years oil and gas industry experience.

Professional Engineering Degree | MSc Engineering (Distance Learning)

This programme has been designed to encourage a variety of applicants who wish to further their engineering career through CPD.

MSc Subsea Engineering Degree (Distance Learning)

Are you an engineer in the oil and gas industry? Progress your career with a masters in Subsea Engineering. Study Online. January start.
This course is available via distance learning starting January.


Health, Physiotherapy, Radiography and Social Work courses starting in January

Health & Social Care

Clinical Pharmacy Masters Degree | MSc Clinical Pharmacy Practice

This Clinical Pharmacy Practice course will provide the opportunity for pharmacists to develop professional competence as clinical practitioners involved in making decisions about drug therapy for individual patients.

Masters Health Promotion Degree | MSc Health Improvement and Health Promotion

Get your Career Started with an Online Masters Health Promotion Degree.

Masters in Physiotherapy Degree | MSc Physiotherapy (Pre-registration)

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to practice physiotherapy.

MSc Clinical Biomechanics

This full time course is aimed at those whose role is to scientifically analyse musculoskeletal mechanical function (and dysfunction) through fundamental and advanced concepts of motion analysis.

  • Scholarships

    PJ Barron Sport Scholar

    Scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Professional Development @RGU

For those wishing to develop their career and keen to learn online, our professional development courses may also be of interest.

Professional Development at RGU