English Language Requirements
English Requirements For Our Courses
All applicants whose first language is not from a recognised English speaking country will be asked to provide evidence of their English language skills as part of their offer to study at RGU.
Specific English language requirements are found on our course pages as these may differ for certain course areas.
Language Testing Updates
As part of our ongoing review of acceptable English results from around the globe, we have expanded both the types of Senior Schooling English exams and alternative online tests, which can be accepted in order to meet most course programme English requirements.
Undergraduate Study - Accepted English Qualifications
If English is not your first language, you will need to demonstrate that you have the language skills needed to succeed in your undergraduate studies regardless of your nationality or country of residence. To support this we accept a wide range of English exams and tests.
Postgraduate Taught Study - Accepted English Qualifications
To succeed in your postgraduate studies you will need to demonstrate that you have the language skills needed, if English is not your first language, regardless of your nationality or country of residence. To support this we accept a wide range of English exams and tests.
Postgraduate Research Study - Accepted English Qualifications
It is essential that you can read and interpret academic journal articles, communicate effectively and write at a doctorate level. If English is not your first language, regardless of your nationality or country of residence you will need to demonstrate the required language skills
Visa Requirements & Proof of English Language
If a visa is required in order to study in the UK then applicants need to meet both the UKVI and Robert Gordon Universities academic English requirement.