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.

Why RGU?

Teaching and Learning

  • 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.


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

Industry Connections

  • 1st in Scotland and in the top 10 in the UK for industry connections and engagement (The Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018). This ensures our degrees are of the highest quality, relevant and tailored to meet the needs of employers.

Student Experience and Support

  • 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!
  • RGU is located in Aberdeen, our sparkling city by the sea. You can enjoy a varied and energetic student experience including attending festivals and events all year-round, a vibrant foodie and nightlife scene and endless outdoor adventures.

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
My time at RGU has really helped me prepare for the next step onto the career ladder. 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.

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.

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