About Robert Gordon University

Robert Gordon University is a dynamic, modern place to study with an international reputation for providing high quality education from undergraduate through to PhD level.

The university has been awarded a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), placing it in the top 20% of the best universities in the UK for the quality of its undergraduate teaching and learning.

Consistently ranked among the UK's top universities for graduate employment for many years, recent accolades have included:

  • Top university in Scotland for Health Professions, Journalism, Architecture and Pharmacy. Top for graduate prospects – Guardian University Guide 2017
  • Ranked 1st in Scotland for graduate prospects in 11 subject areas - The Complete University Guide 2017
  • Ranked 5th in the UK for universities that do most to boost graduate salaries - The Economist 2017
  • Top university for graduate jobs in the UK-  HESA July 2015

Our diverse and exciting range of degree programmes are taught in state-of-the-art facilities by specialists who maintain close links with the world of work.

Well-established relationships with professional bodies, industrial organisations, government departments and research institutes ensure that all taught content is relevant and meets industry standards.

The majority of our courses enable part-time study, with an increasing number also available via distance learning through the University's online learning environment, CampusMoodle.

Our growing reputation for research reflects our interest in finding real solutions to real problems experienced by businesses and other organisations.

More on HESA ranking

  1. Equestrian champion and Sports and Exercise student

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    Sports and Exercise student praises the facilities at RGU SPORT

    Rebecca Stephen Applied Sport and Exercise Science BSc (Hons)

Events

  1. 27, September, 2017 CityLab! "Where the City Becomes the Classroom”

    The CityLab project ‘Where the City is the Classroom” is an interdisciplinary opportunity for students from any disciplines in RGU to collaborate with students from the University of Aberdeen, to develop a ideas, which will have a positive social impact.  

  2. 29, October, 2017 Visit us in Oman

    Donald Cairns

    Professor Donald Cairns, Head of School for Pharmacy and Life Sciences, will be visiting Oman to meet with students interested in learning more about studying at Robert Gordon University.  

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