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Robert Gordon University has been recruiting in Taiwan actively since 2002 and we currently have several Taiwanese students studying with us.
Aberdeen is a friendly, historic, cosmopolitan and prosperous city that caters for all lifestyles, tastes and cultures. It is fast gaining popularity as one of the UK's student cities. Aberdeen has good air connections via London, Amsterdam and Paris. Taiwanese students find it easy to adapt to the city as it is small enough to find their way around and served by good local public transport.
We try to visit Taiwan twice per year at least, but out with those visits we have trusted agents based locally who can tell you more about us, and help you with an application.
The following information is intended as a guideline for students considering applying to Robert Gordon University with international qualifications.
Please note, these are not our entry requirements for admission to RGU. The content of this page is designed to allow you to map your qualifications from your home country against a suggested UK equivalent to help you decide if you wish to submit an application.
These pages are intended for information only and Robert Gordon University does not declare these equivalences to be universal, comprehensive or 100% accurate. Please remember, this information is intended simply as a guideline.
- Students applying from Taiwan for an undergraduate course with qualifications from any international high school (i.e. A Levels or International Baccalaureate) are expected to have results comparable to students from UK institutions. Visit the course page for Entry Requirements
- Students with a Taiwanese high school diploma will be required undertake a pathway programme at our International College (ICRGU).
- We can also consider applications from students who have a junior college degree from a recognised Taiwanese Junior college.
*Entry requirements to some courses may be higher and require specific subjects. Applications will be considered on a case by case basis *
- Students applying
from Taiwan for a postgraduate course, a 4 year Bachelors Degree from a recognised institution at 65%/ C or better will be considered for courses which require a 2.2
For courses which ask for a 2.1, 75%/B or better is required.
- Students applying from Taiwan who do not meet our direct entry requirements may be able to undertake a pre-masters programme at our International College (ICRGU).
Representatives in Taiwan
We have excellent relationships with our education agents from Taiwan who are responsible for handling enquiries and assisting you with the submission of your application to Robert Gordon University.
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Throughout the years our Taiwanese graduates who have returned home have successfully found jobs and some of them are working in multi-national companies such as PricewaterhouseCoopers and Siemens.
We are in the process of establishing an alumni association in Taipei. Our alumni members are very active and are at hand to help out during the exhibitions. If you are interested to meet and find out about their experiences of studying at Robert Gordon University you can take the opportunity to meet them at our exhibition stand.
Even after you have graduated, we want to ensure that you stay part of the Robert Gordon community. If you wish to know about our International Alumni visit the Alumni page.
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