Robert Gordon University

Robert Gordon University (RGU) is a dynamic, modern place to study with an international reputation for providing high-quality education from undergraduate through to PhD level.

Their diverse and exciting range of degree programmes are taught in state-of-the-art facilities by specialists who maintain close links with the world of work.

Well-established relationships with professional bodies, industrial organisations, government departments and research institutes ensure that all taught content is relevant and meets industry standards.

(Robert Gordon University Website, 2019)

Fast facts


  • Aberdeen, Scotland

Number of Students

  • 16,710


  • 2,840


  • Aberdeen Business School
  • School of Applied Social Studies
  • School of Computing Science and Digital Media
  • School of Creative and Cultural Business
  • School of Engineering
  • Gray's School of Art
  • School of Health Sciences
  • The Law School
  • School of Nursing and Midwifery
  • School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences
  • The Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment
  • The Graduate School

Key strengths in teaching and research

  • Physiotherapy 2nd in the UK
  • Pharmacy 15th in the UK
  • Journalism
  • Architecture
    (The Complete University Guide, 2020)


Robert Gordon’s world-class research reflects their expertise across their eleven Schools, delivering innovative research solutions for business and industry providing economic, societal, environmental and cultural impact.

The focus at Robert Gordon University is on applied research. An integral part of their purpose is to build a research base of staff and students who undertake highly relevant leading-edge research that advances knowledge and provides tangible benefits to the wider economy and society.


in the UK

for Physiotherapy - The Complete University Guide 2020


in the UK

for Pharmacy - The Complete University Guide 2020


in Scotland

for graduate prospects - The Complete University Guide 2017


Aberdeen is a prosperous, cosmopolitan city with an international population. Sometimes known as the Granite city, its fine architecture includes Marischal College on Broad Street, the world’s second largest granite building after El Escorial Palace in Madrid. In London, the terraces of the Houses of Parliament are built of Aberdeen granite.

Aberdeen features an enviable selection of eating establishments, pubs and clubs. A number of venues host drama, ballet, opera and other live events; and there are galleries and museums scattered throughout the city.

(The Complete University Guide, 2020)


Robert Gordon University has various scholarships available for international students. Each country may offer different scholarships and/or student loans. For further information, please contact the Inova Education team, we are experts in this field and will help you to identify the best option for you.

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