Ranked top in Scotland in the Guardian University Guide, The Scott Sutherland School of Architecture & Built Environment in Aberdeen boasts state-of-the-art facilities in a brand new purpose-built building.

To be valued by society, better buildings and physical environments must be genuinely better places in which to live, work or play. We see it as our social responsibility to design and build stimulating, sustainable and well-considered structures and spaces that reflect society's aspirations.

Take a look around the  school and watch a video showing some of our new facilities.

Why Study Architecture, Construction & Surveying Here?

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We are passionate about keeping courses relevant to big issues such as the environment and sustainability.

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Our award winning staff that have an excellent record of training industry ready graduates.

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Our purpose built facility boasts a number of facilities to give you the best learning experience.

“The course is first-rate and well exceeded my original expectations. The lecturers are so passionate about the subjects they teach and the mixture of formal lectures, tutorials, laboratories and practical work gives a great deal of variation.”

Aileen Beverly Surveying BSc (Hons)


Careers

Whether your degree is in architecture, construction or surveying, you will be highly sought-after once you have completed your studies.

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Careers in Architecture

Explore careers in architecture

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Careers in Surveying

Surveyors provide professional advice on building projects

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Careers in Construction

There are a range of career options for in the Construction industry.

News & Events

  1. 11, December, 2017 Mental Health Movie Monthly - Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    The Sir Ian Wood Building

    Come along to the free Mental Health Movie Monthly showing of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'.  

  1. 08, December, 2017 RGU surveying course gains international accreditation

    Malaysian accreditation

    Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Surveying degree has successfully been accredited by the Board of Quantity Surveyors Malaysia following the visit of a panel to the university.  

  2. 06, December, 2017 Graduation is double celebration for Peterhead man and his family

    Paul Ward

    A Peterhead-based oil worker has cause for a double celebration this week as he graduated with a Master’s degree, which was attended by his father-in-law who has recently recovered from a life-threatening illness.  

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