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?

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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.

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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.

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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


Careers

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.

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Drilling Engineer

As a drilling Engineer you will use engineering principles to provide cost effective solutions to drilling in the offshore and onshore oil & Gas industry.

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Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineers are concerned with designing and developing electrical systems and components, with focus on economy, safety, reliability, quality and sustainability.

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Mechanical Engineer

As a Mechanical Engineer you will use engineering principles to provide efficient solutions to the development of processes and products.

News & Events

  1. 05, December, 2017 Winter Graduation Ceremony - Gray’s School of Art, School of Applied Social Studies, School of Computing, School of Engineering and Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment (Tuesday 2:30pm)

    Amy Bruce - Architectural Technology 488 x 325

    Ceremony for the Gray’s School of Art, School of Applied Social Studies, School of Computing, School of Engineering and Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment  

  1. 07, September, 2017 School pupils go head to head with ROVs at Offshore Europe

    Pupils get the chance to tackle an underwater challenge with miniature ROVs

    Teams of school pupils will use miniature ROVs to go head to head in a competition at the RGU stand as part of this year’s Energise Your Future event at Offshore Europe.  

  2. 06, September, 2017 Japanese Nippon Foundation sign letter of intent with Robert Gordon University

    RGU and The Nippon Foundation sign Letter of Intent

    RGU and the Nippon Foundation of Japan have signed a Letter of Intent under which they will collaborate in areas of strategic significance in ocean innovation.  

Our School

  • School of Engineering

    School of Engineering

    Combining a range of engineering expertise with purpose-built facilities and strong commercial links.