Undergraduate Courses

Computing - Undergraduate

Learn how to work effectively across a wide-range of computing platforms through our technical, commercial and creative courses.

We involve IT and other major industries in the design of our undergraduate computing courses, ensuring you will be equipped for work and your qualification meets the needs of employers. You will gain valuable technical, personal and professional skills, to support this.

Top 3 in Scotland for overall student satisfaction in Computing (National Student Survey 2023, excluding colleges, small, specialist and private providers).

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BA (Hons)

This interdisciplinary course will enable you to take a data-driven approach to business challenges, preparing you to manage, analyse and visualise data effectively. This course has been designed in response to huge demand from employers for individuals with data and digital skills who can turn data into insight and insight into action.

BSc (Hons) Computer Science

BSc (Hons)

Computer science is an exciting, challenging and growing field that is part of almost everything we do. The BSc (Hons) Computer Science degree at Robert Gordon University will provide you with the knowledge and skills to design and implement state-of-the-art software systems to solve the most challenging problems posed by industry.

BSc (Hons) Computing - Application Software Development

BSc (Hons)

At Robert Gordon University the Computing – Application Software Development degree is a two-year top-up programme that leads to an Honours degree for those with a relevant HND. The course will develop your knowledge and skills in software and systems development for multiple platforms, and enhance your ability to develop sophisticated applications to change tomorrow’s world.

BSc (Hons) Computing and Creative Design

BSc (Hons)

The BSc (Hons) Computing and Creative Design course has been designed due to industry demand. There is a need for developers who have a background in creative design, and this course will provide you with an exciting blend of technical and creative subjects to meet this demand.

MSci Computing Science


The MSci Computing Science degree at Robert Gordon University has been designed to create modern Software Developers who can use their knowledge and skills to create solutions to real-world problems. This 5-year course results in a Master’s level qualification with a key feature being the year-long industrial, research or study abroad placement.

BSc (Hons) Cyber Security

BSc (Hons)

The BSc (Hons) Cyber Security degree from Robert Gordon University will equip you with the knowledge, skills and experience to prevent, protect and minimise cyber security threats and incidents. Cyber security professionals are in high demand across the world, and this course will ensure you are industry ready.

BSc (Hons) Cyber Security and Network Management

BSc (Hons)

At Robert Gordon University the Cyber Security and Network Management degree is a two-year top up programme that leads to an Honours degree for those with a relevant HND. Almost every aspect of modern life depends on the efficiency, reliability and security of computer networks, from how we communicate with family and friends, to the functionality of a business’s operations.

Graduate Apprenticeship in BSc (Hons) Data Science

Graduate Apprenticeship in BSc (Hons)

This course provides students with the knowledge, understanding and skills required to help their organisations gain insight from their data to drive innovation and efficiency. The course covers topics which offer students a thorough grounding in data analytics, data management, data engineering, machine learning and artificial intelligence.

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BSc (Hons)

Data Science is a new, exciting area that has emerged in the last few years. The BSc (Hons) Data Science with Artificial Intelligence degree at Robert Gordon University has been designed to provide you with the practical computing skills that you'll need to be part of our exciting data-driven future.

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BSc (Hons)

The BSc (Hons) Data Science with Business Management degree at Robert Gordon University has been designed to provide you with a great blend of practical Data Science skills alongside learning about the management and business context in which they can be applied.

BSc (Hons) Digital Media

BSc (Hons)

At Robert Gordon University, the Digital Media degree is a two-year top up programme that leads to an Honours degree for those with a relevant HND. Develop and enhance your creative design skills and high-level technical ability, so you can make an impact in an exciting and rapidly evolving industry.

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BSc (Hons)

Embark on an exciting adventure with our interdisciplinary BSc (Hons) Games Design course, which combines expertise from the School of Computing and Gray’s School of Art. Master essential design techniques, game theory, programming, and interactive development skills and emerge as a diverse practitioner poised to shape and redefine an expansive and fast paced industry.

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BSc (Hons)

Providing a unique approach to Web and Mobile Design, this course brings together Computing, Digital Marketing, and Visual Communication expertise from three schools across the University to prepare graduates with a creative, adaptable skillset for the modern web and mobile software industry .

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