ROBERT GORDON UNIVERSITY - [RGU], ABERDEEN, SCOTLAND

Aberdeen, ScotlandLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1992Established Year
  9406Enrollment

Robert Gordon University Ranking, Programs, Admission Process & Living Cost

Ranked #801–100 in the QS World University Ranking, the Robert Gordon University has been acknowledged globally through TEF Gold Award for delivering excellent teaching and learning outcome. RBU houses 16,000+ students representing 132 nationalities. RGU has notched the top rank in Scotland for subjects like Health professions, Journalism, Architecture and Pharmacy (The Guardian University Guide 2017). Additionally, the University has been placed at #1 in Scotland for establishing strong global connections (The Student Experience Survey, 2018).

Highlights 

University TypePublic University
Campus SettingSub-urban
Establishment Year1992
Graduate Job Rate97.6%
Student-Teacher Ratio18:1
Endowment£1.9 million
Cost of Attendance23,460 Pounds
Applications AcceptedOnline
Work-StudyNot Available
Intake MonthsJanuary and September
Mode of ProgramClassroom and online

Robert Gordon University Courses, Campus, and Accommodation

  • More than 300 courses are offered across 11 academic schools. Majority of the PG courses are accessible through Distance Learning.
  • The University operates via 1 campus: Garthdee Campus based at Aberdeen.
  • The accommodation options include Crathie Student Village, Garthdee Towers, Ramsay development, and Woolmanhill Flats, respectively, comprising96, 49, 28, and 375 bedrooms.

Robert Gordon University Admission Process 

  • Application: The application for UG courses can be made through UCAS/Direct Application/an agent/Common Application. For PG courses, one may apply through an international agent/direct application.
  • Application deadline:

UG Courses: January 15 (UCAS); May 1 (Common application)

PG Courses: There is no set closing date for PG courses. However, it’s recommended to check for the deadline on the relevant course page.

  • General requirements: School/University/College qualifications, English language certificate.
  • Additional requirements: Passport copy, academic references, research proposal (PG research students), CV.
  • English Proficiency Test: Some of the English Tests accepted by the University are:
English TestUGPG
IELTS Academic6.06.5
PTE Academic5661
TOEFL iBT8088
CPE/CAE/FCE169176

Robert Gordon University Cost of Attendance 

CoursesUG FeePG Fee
Business£12,730£17,000
Law£12,730£12,240
Health Science£13,670£11,350
Life Sciences£13,670£11,450
Engineering£16,240£15, 300
Arts£12,730£13,590

The monthly cost of living ranges between £578 and £1205.

Robert Gordon University Scholarships 

The scholarships that are awarded to international students include:

  • Vice-Chancellor’s Undergraduate Scholarship

The scholarship covers tuition fee of 1 academic year of study and is applicable for students pursuing 1st year/2nd year of an UG course. Applicants need to submit completed scholarship application form along with the statement of support by June 30, 2019.

  • RGU Financial Award for Full time on-campus Masters Course

All the international students are eligible to avail this scholarship which offers rebate of £2,000 on the tuition fee. No separate application is required to avail the scholarship.

  • RGU Financial Award for Full time on-campus Undergraduate Course

All the international students starting 1st/2nd year of study are entitled to avail discount worth £3000 on the tuition fee. No separate application is needed for the scholarship.

Find a Program
42 monthsfull-timeEnglish
$16,936 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
1 yearfull-timeEnglish
$15,281 - 15,544 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
4 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$15,647 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION

Architecture, Building & Planning 3 Programs

6 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$16,941 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
6 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$16,758 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION

Robert Gordon University Overview

Student Population9406
Average Cost of Attendance$15,281 / Year

Attendance Cost

$15,281

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$15,774 / Year
Post Graduate Program$15,281 / Year
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