The Oil and Gas Centre at RGU offers a portfolio of courses tailored to the oil and gas industry.
In The Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2017, RGU was ranked as a top 10 UK university for its high quality staff/lectures.
As Scotland’s third biggest city, Aberdeen is home to globally recognised expertise in the Energy sector, which is enhanced by our wide range of professional engineering education opportunities.
Engineering is about resolving complex problems and challenges and designing the essential products, services and processes that we all use every day.
Our variety of courses cover specialist areas including electrical, energy, communications and mechanical.
Why Study Engineering Here?
Our facilities are equipped with latest engineering technology, ensuring you have everything you need for your studies, including a wave tank, ROV pool and dedicated engineering IT labs.
Our staff bring with them a wide range of experience and expertise, we also invite speakers from industry to lecture on undergraduate and postgraduate courses who also help ensure we stay up-to-date and relevant.
Our strong relationships with industry and local, national and international level enables us to always stay 'one step ahead' and confidently deliver engineering courses that meet the demands of your future employers.
“I decided to study at Robert Gordon University to ensure that I started work with a broad knowledge of the industry.”
Andrew Hyde Oil and Gas Engineering MSc
An engineering degree can open up a wide variety of career options to you. Opportunities exist in the private and public sectors including the oil and gas industry, healthcare and telecommunications.
As a drilling Engineer you will use engineering principles to provide cost effective solutions to drilling in the offshore and onshore oil & Gas industry.
Electrical Engineers are concerned with designing and developing electrical systems and components, with focus on economy, safety, reliability, quality and sustainability.
As a Mechanical Engineer you will use engineering principles to provide efficient solutions to the development of processes and products.
03, May, 2018 Postgraduate Open Evening
Are you looking to enhance your job prospects, change career or continue studying? Don’t miss our Postgraduate Open Evening.
26, April, 2018 Dundee's Grove Academy triumphs at RGU ROV competition
A team of young engineers from Grove Academy in Dundee has triumphed in an annual competition at RGU and will now travel to Seattle to take place in the international final.
19, April, 2018 RGU Engineering students win IMechE Award
A group of engineering students at RGU have won a project award from The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), which allowed them the opportunity to present research at a major industry conference.
Combining a range of engineering expertise with purpose-built facilities and strong commercial links.