Aberdeen Business School

Departmental ECTS Co-ordinator
Lindsey Stewart
Telephone: + 44 1224 263831
e-mail:

Location - Aberdeen Business School, Garthdee Campus

Courses

General Introduction to the School

Aberdeen Business School develops professionally relevant and highly employable individuals by engaging in business-connected learning, teaching and impactful research.

We offer a range of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degree programmes in a range of specialist academic areas. Our academic subject areas include:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management
  • Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
  • Project Management

We also provide degrees designed to address the specialist context of the Oil, Gas and Energy Sectors.

School of Creative and Cultural Business

Departmental ECTS Co-ordinator
Dr Neil Connon
Telephone: + 44 1224 263024
e-mail:

Location - Aberdeen Business School, Garthdee Campus

Courses

 General Introduction to the School

The School of Creative and Cultural Business is a dynamic multidisciplinary school with innovative academic staff covering a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees in the following academic areas:

  • Communication and Marketing
  • Information Management and Librarianship
  • Events Management
  • Fashion Management
  • Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Journalism and PR

Many of our degrees are accredited by professional bodies including CILIP, IDM, CDA and CIPR. Our courses are developed in line with industry need, providing graduates with the in-depth knowledge and practical application skills required in today’s market. Our Journalism and PR degrees which have been ranked as second in the UK by The Guardian (2017).

Information Management was awarded iSchool status in 2015 and the school has a range of excellent facilities including the Digital Moffat Space, The Fashion Place, TV studio and Radio Station.

Law School

Departmental ECTS Co-ordinator
Mr Craig Anderson
Telephone: + 44 1224 263411
e-mail:

Location - Aberdeen Business School, Garthdee Campus

Courses

General Introduction to the School

The Law School has achieved a reputation for being highly successful and innovative with high standards in our research, teaching, assessment and administration. Our particular strength is in applied research which is complimented by successful partnerships with commerce and professional practice

Our Law staff have a breadth of experience in both teaching and research and this expertise is reflected in our courses. The views and requirements of employers, practitioners, professional bodies and students are also been taken account when developing our courses.

Most of the Law courses are accredited or recognised by the professional bodies. Graduates from our approved courses can therefore be confident that they hold a nationally and internationally recognised award which will enhance their opportunities in their chosen career.

School of Computing Science and Digital Media

Departmental ECTS Co-ordinator
Dr Mark Zarb
Telephone:+ 44 1224 262768
E-mail: m.zarb@rgu.ac.uk

Location - Sir Ian Wood Building, Garthdee Campus

Courses

General Introduction to the School

The School of Computing Science and Digital Media courses develop skills and expertise for a wide range of computing technologies and target applications.

The School  has an excellent reputation for its innovative and practical approaches to teaching and learning. For generations it has produced qualified professionals across a broad spectrum of technical careers with graduates in high profile, international roles. Our applied approach to the subject ensures our graduate employment rate remains one of the best in the UK. We have recently been recognised as the best new university in the UK for computing (Times Good University Guide 2009 and 2010). Our courses are recognised by the BCS – the Chartered Institute for IT.

Strong links with industry ensure that courses are constantly updated plus many are introduced as a direct response to changes in the marketplace. Our world-class research is often in direct collaboration with industry, including major oil, pharmaceutical, and software companies.

School of Engineering

Departmental ECTS Co-ordinator
Dr Yafan Zhao
Telephone: + 44 1224 262423
E-mail: y.zhao@rgu.ac.uk

Location - Sir Ian Wood Building, Garthdee Campus

Courses

General Introduction to the School

Professional Engineers and Technologists have a reputation for their ability to solve problems and to undertake challenging and complex projects in all walks of life. At Robert Gordon University we combine a wide range of expertise in engineering with purpose built facilities and strong commercial links.

We work closely with local, national and international companies to ensure that we continue to provide professional learning that meets the demands of employers. The result is an impressive suite of flexible degree programmes at all levels.

School of Engineering Staff boast a very wide range of expertise, reflected in the portfolio of innovative and flexible degree programmes offered by the School.

Engineering at RGU means transforming today's technology for tomorrow's world.

Gray's School of Art

Gray's School of Art

Departmental ECTS Co-ordinator:
Mr Cameron Campbell
Telephone: + 44 1224 263615
E-mail: c.campbell@rgu.ac.uk

Location - Gray's School of Art, Garthdee Campus

Courses

General Introduction to the School

Gray's School of Art is one of Scotland's four art schools and is an integral part of Robert Gordon University (RGU) in Aberdeen.

Founded in 1885 by local businessman and philanthropist John Gray, the Art School was originally housed in the building adjacent to the Aberdeen Art Gallery on Schoolhill (now RGU offices).

Gray's moved to its current home and second purpose built facility in 1966; a modernist building on the riverside Garthdee campus.  In this environment bubbles a challenging and stimulating community atmosphere where creative education is fostered by practicing artists, designers and researchers of national and international standing.

The School has a vibrant mix of around a thousand students attending both full-time and part-time programmes including undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral, and evening courses.

The School portfolio covers a wide range of specialist subjects found within the breadth of Design and Fine Art disciplines.  Within each course students have the opportunity to specialise and focus their study within their core discipline area, thus allowing for greater creative diversity and development of their expertise.  There are six undergraduate application routes into the School representing the core disciplines through which greater specialism occurs.

The Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment

Departmental ECTS Co-ordinator
Dr Amar Bennadji
Telephone: + 44 1224 263609
E-mail: a.bennadji@rgu.ac.uk

Location - Sir Ian Wood Building, Garthdee Campus

Courses

General Introduction to the School

To be valued by society, better buildings and physical environments must be genuinely better places in which to live, work or play.

At The Scott Sutherland School of Architecture & Built Environment, we see it as our social responsibility to design and build stimulating, sustainable and well-considered structures and spaces that reflect society's aspirations.

School of Applied Social Studies

Departmental ECTS Co-ordinator
Ms Sharon Munro
Telephone: + 44 1224 263371
E-mail: s.munro@rgu.ac.uk

Location - Health and Social Care Building, Garthdee

Courses Available to incoming students

General Introduction to the School

The School of Applied Social Studies is a multi-disciplinary department incorporating Corporate Social Responsibility, Psychology, Social Sciences and Social Work.

We offer undergraduate, postgraduate and continuous professional development courses in a stimulating and supportive environment. 

We are extremely proud of our graduate employment record and our working partnerships with numerous agencies and service users. Our courses are underpinned by excellence in teaching and scholarly activity. This is confirmed by recent accolades:

  • Ranked 3rd in Scotland for Social Work – Guardian University Guide 2017
  • 100% student satisfaction for BA (Hons) Social Work - Unistats 2016
  • Top 10 for Social Work - Complete University Guide League tables 2017

School of Health Sciences

Departmental ECTS Co-ordinator
Dr Ioannis Agouris
Telephone: + 44 1224 263277
E-mail: i.agouris@rgu.ac.uk

Location - Health and Social Care Building, Garthdee Campus

Courses

  • BSc (Hons) Diagnostic Radiography*
  • BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy*
  • BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy*
  • BSc (Hons) Applied Sport & Exercise Science
  • PgCert/PgDip/MSc Health Improvement & Health Promotion*
  • MSc Physiotherapy (pre-registration)*
  • MSc Public Health and Health Promotion*
  • MSc Applied Sports Performance Analysis*

* Does not currently participate in Erasmus student exchange.

General Introduction to the School

The School is multi-professional comprising the disciplines of Diagnostic Radiography, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Health Promotion and Sport & Exercise Science. We are well known for producing quality health care professionals, and is the sole provider of these degree programmes in the North of Scotland.

We have strong links with practitioners and managers in the acute, community and primary care NHS Trusts, Local Authorities, private sectors. We have a reputation for the quality of the delivery of these professional courses all of which have a strong bias towards practice based experience.

Our graduates enter the workplace well equipped to embark upon careers in the health-care professions and meet the challenges of the workplace

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Departmental ECTS Co-ordinator
Mrs Carol Jackson
Telephone: + 44 1224 262922
E-mail: c.jackson@rgu.ac.uk

Location - Health and Social Care Building, Garthdee Campus

Courses

  • B Nursing (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Midwifery

General Introduction to the School

This is an exciting time for the development of nursing and midwifery. We are currently seeing some radical changes in the delivery of healthcare and, as a result, the level of knowledge and skills required by both nurses and midwives has never been greater.

The School of Nursing and Midwifery has proactively respond to these challenges with creative, flexible and innovative approaches to education.

At Robert Gordon University, we have purpose build, state of the art teaching and training facilities. It provides our students with a realistic and safe environment to practice their clinical skills. The Masters courses are innovative in their approach, with a strong emphasis on practice-based learning, allowing students to apply their new knowledge to their own area of practice.

School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences

Departmental ECTS Co-ordinator
Professor Paul Kong
Telephone: + 44 1224 262818
E-mail: p.kong@rgu.ac.uk

Location - Health and Social Care Building, Garthdee Campus

Courses

* Do not currently participate in the Erasmus Programme.

General Introduction to the School

The School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences offers an impressive multidisciplinary portfolio of practical and professional courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Our students have access to a range of laboratories and learning environments. The main objective of our practice learning environments is to supplement practice based learning throughout the School and to facilitate the development of skills required for new professional roles.

Our approach to preparing graduates for employment sees our courses placed amongst the top in league tables:

  • 1st in Scotland for Pharmacy - The Guardian University Guide (2017)
  • Top 10 for Medical Technology - Complete University Guide 2017 League Tables
  • Top 10 for Forensic Science - Complete University Guide 2017 League Tables
  • Top 10 for Food Science - Complete University Guide 2017 League Tables