About RGU

The Robert Gordon University (RGU) — public non-profit university. It is located in Aberdeen, United Kingdom. The higher education institution is among the youngest in the country. RGU is a member of Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), European University Association (EUA), Universities UK.

The university is one of the top-890 universities in the world. Times Higher Education World University Ranking — THE, which is based on 13 criterias, places the institution in 44 place.

At RGU, you can get a bachelor and master degree in different fields of study.

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Establishment year
International students
Female students

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RGU tuition fees

The academic calendar at RGU is divided into two semesters, as in many other universities in United Kingdom. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. For local citizens, tuition fees at RGU start from 1,094 USD. International students pay a minimum of 2,189 USD per year. The university offers scholarships and financial aid to some students. Scholarships are available to both locals and foreigners. Check the university website for up-to-date information on prices and scholarships.

Accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses are all things to consider before applying to university.

Academic calendar
Financial AidAllowances and other types of social assistance
1,094 USD/year
2,189 USD/year
2,189 USD/year
5,165 USD/year

Bachelor degree in RGU

In United Kingdom, school education lasts longer than 11 years, so it is not possible to enroll in a bachelor's program immediately after school. First, you need to eliminate the academic difference with the help of one of the preparatory programs (A-Levels, IB, Foundation, etc.). The second option is to study for a year at a university in your native country. The admissions committee of the educational institution pays attention to applicant's school grades. The applicant's GPA must not be lower than 2.2. Before applying to the university, you need to pass an exam for knowledge of the English language. The university accepts the results of IELTS, PTE or TOEFL. The minimum IELTS score is 6. The TOEFL score is not lower than 80. A subject exam is required. The university relies on the A-Level results. The IB diploma is accepted upon admission. RGU also provides online undergraduate programs.


Master's degree in RGU

The admission committee of the university takes into account the previous academic performance of the student. To confirm your level of English, you must pass IELTS, PTE or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score for admission is 88. IELTS — 6 or higher. There is an opportunity to study at RGU via online master's programs.


RGU campus

RGU has an urban campus, which provides students with many options for study and recreation. The abundance of museums, theaters and cinemas creates opportunities for the cultural development of young people. In the city, there are also large companies that offer internships. The university has a functioning library. In addition to educational materials in various scientific areas, it contains a collection of classical and contemporary literature. Foreigners who come to RGU through exchange programs study and live with local students. Thus, the university promotes intercultural exchange and the establishment of interethnic relations.

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What to do after graduation

After graduation from the university, students can stay in the country for 1 year. To do this, you need to extend your student visa or apply for a job seeker visa. Graduates of RGU find jobs without difficulty. One of the reasons is the good reputation of the university among employers, according to the results of the QS ranking. Look for more immigration options in our article.

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