Invest in your future

You spend a third of your life at work. Make it count and invest in your future with a postgraduate degree from RGU.

Whether you are looking to advance your career, change career direction or pursue a passion, we will have a postgraduate degree that will help you get there.

Our Courses

We offer a range of demand-driven, quality assured Master’s degrees across a variety of subjects. Many of our courses offer flexible modes of study including full-time, part-time, on campus and/or online, so you can study at a pace that best suits your lifestyle.

Why RGU?

First class teaching and facilities

  • Our academics are leaders in their own field and bring a wealth of experience and practical advice.
  • Many of our courses are recognised and accredited by some of the world’s top professional and industry associations.

Future ready

  • Supporting you throughout your career journey is our top priority. We’re ranked 2nd in the UK in the Graduate Employment Rate measure (QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022) which is higher than institutions such as Oxford and Cambridge.

An unforgettable experience

  • Our students are at the heart of everything we do, and we have heavily invested in our support services. No matter if you study on-campus or online, we want to ensure your experience of studying at RGU is the best it can possibly be.
  • To support students to stay active and well, we are offering our students free gym memberships for the duration of their studies!

An affordable home from home

  • Choose to study in one of the UK's top 5 most affordable cities (QS Best Student Cities 2025). We have a range of measures in place to ensure that all students feel welcomed and comfortable, whatever their circumstance.

Vibrant city life and endless adventures

  • Aberdeen is our sparkling city by the sea and is ranked top 4 in the UK for desirability (QS Best Student Cities 2025).
  • It’s an energetic and student-friendly city with buzzing festivals and live music, and an epic foodie scene. Prepare yourself for big adventures and unforgettable experiences.
  • Aberdeen is a safe and compact city with plenty of opportunities for employment.

A diverse, inclusive and empowering community

  • Experience new cultures and perspectives every day. Our values of authenticity, approachability, collaboration, innovation, ambition and respect are embedded in everything we say and do as a community.

Online learning

  • You can be confident when you study online at RGU, we’ve been doing it for over 20 years. With over 100 quality assured, cost effective online degrees to choose from, develop your professional skills and enhance your career prospects.
  • Our virtual learning environment Moodle provides full and open access to your tutors, relevant industry professionals and other online students across the world, ensuring your student experience is positive and valuable.


Join our online event and find out everything you need to know about postgraduate study at RGU:

22 August 2024

Are you considering your next steps and want to explore your options for Postgraduate study at RGU? Join us at our Virtual Postgraduate Information Event to find out more.

Finance & Funding

We know that funding is a key consideration when deciding to study a Master’s course. Find out more about the scholarships and funding that could be available to you.

If you are studying full-time or part-time, your student fees could be divided into instalments.

What our students say

The MSc helped to equip me with a wealth of knowledge and skills which can be transferred into real life.
Suzanne Thomson , MSc Public Health and Health Promotion graduate
I have been able to make connections with people from all around the world, and the knowledge that I obtained has helped propel me into the next chapter of my life both professionally and personally.
Roan Ferrier , MSc International Marketing graduate
The lecturers and support staff at RGU have been amazing. They were always available to answer questions and provide support where needed.
Emma Lovie , LLM Oil, Gas, & Renewable Energy Law

Get a real insight and find out what it’s like to be a postgraduate student at RGU by speaking to our current students.

>Apply now

We’re delighted you want to study a postgraduate degree at RGU. You can apply online now.

Register your Interest

If you’re not quite ready to apply to study a postgraduate degree at RGU just yet, you can register your interest in one of our courses. 

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