We are delighted to welcome a growing number of students from Qatar coming to study at Robert Gordon University each year.

Qatar flag 152Our location in Aberdeen, the Oil and Gas capital of Europe, also adds to our appeal as we offer a number of Energy related programmes at both Bachelors and Masters level.

Students from Qatar tell us they enjoy the peaceful, relaxed atmosphere of Aberdeen and find it easy to quickly consider the city a home away from home.

Entry Requirements

The following information is for guidance only and should be used together with the University's general entrance requirements and any specific degree programme requirements.

Applications are considered on an individual basis and other qualifications / work experience may be taken into consideration.

Post Graduate Courses

  • Students applying from Qatar  are expected to have a good Bachelors degree
  • The grade should be equivalent to a second class degree in the UK system

Undergraduate Courses

  • Students with qualifications from any European or International high school are expected to have results comparable to students from UK institutions.
  • Our UG Admissions team will tell you what overall average, and subject specific, grades you require upon application.

Representatives in Qatar

We are currently don’t have any representatives based in Qatar, however for guidance on how to apply to Robert Gordon University when you live in Qatar, please email

Visits to Qatar

Forthcoming visits can be found on the International Visits page.

If you have any queries please use our International Enquiries form

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