Professional engineering is about resolving complex problems and challenges and designing the essential products, services and processes that we all use every day.

From energy and electrical, to mechanical and computer, engineering is a springboard to a vast range of careers that are not only rewarding, but well paid too.

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 Masters 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. 14, July, 2017 Summer Graduation Ceremony - School of Computing Science and Digital Media, School of Engineering (2:30pm)

    Computing Science Graduate Stuart Whitehead

    Ceremonies for all courses in Computing and Engineering. View all of the courses graduating at this ceremony.  

  1. 27, June, 2017 CDA offers scholarships for Petroleum Data Management course

    RGU Campus

    A pioneering course in petroleum data management at RGU has proved to be so successful in its first year that Common Data Access (CDA) is offering two industry-funded scholarships for the second cohort of students.  

  2. 22, June, 2017 RGU joins the teaching elite

    RGU 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.  

Our School

  • School of Engineering

    School of Engineering

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