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Robert Gordon University is based in Aberdeen, Scotland, and offers around 70 courses at postgraduate level – most notably in the energy, design, engineering and healthcare sectors. The awards on offer are masters and PhD. It is a top UK university for employability.

The whole University consists of one riverside campus, Garthdee, where there are currently just over 6,000 Postgraduates enrolled. Approximately half of these are full-time students, and approximately 60% of all Robert Gordon postgrads are from the UK.

Robert Gordon students can be accommodated in one its halls of residence close to the campus or Aberdeen city centre.

Postgraduate courses – 69

Postgrad – more than 6,000 students

The university was rated Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework.

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About the Robert Gordon University

Robert Gordon University (RGU) is a dynamic, modern place to study, with an outstanding reputation for high quality education and academic research. The University offers industry-led courses at the postgraduate level and it has consistently ranked among the UK's top universities for graduate employment for many years.

Postgraduate student body breakdown
Source: HESA, 2018

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2018

This University

63% Part Time
37% Full Time

All universities (avg)

48% Part Time
52% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2018


UK students


Non-UK students

Study level
Source: HESA, 2018

9,040 Undergraduate
3,465 Postgraduate

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Source: HESA, 2018


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Robert Gordon University

Garthdee House

Garthdee Road


Aberdeen, City Of

AB10 7QB

Nearest train station:

Aberdeen 0.2 Miles away

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