The Robert Gordon University

Introduction

Top UK University for Employment

We are the top university for graduate jobs in the UK 3 July 2014

Government figures from the Higher Education Statistics Agency show that 97.7% of students graduating from RGU with their first degree in 2012/13 were in employment or undertaking further study.

Career Opportunities

We know that your future career will very much be part of your decision about where to study in the UK. At RGU, we believe that from the moment you hold an offer to study with us, we should help you prepare for starting (or continuing) your career.

Aberdeen, as the oil and gas capital of Europe, benefits from having many major employers who offer a constant supply of graduate jobs and placements for our students. However, it is your responsibility to make sure you are thoroughly prepared to look for graduate jobs. This should begin as soon as you join us on campus and we recommend you visit the Careers and Employability Centre as part of your orientation.

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MSc Commercial Practice for the Energy Sector

Online Part time 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen

This postgraduate course has been specifically developed to enable students to professionally enhance their commercial skills. The course has been developed in close collaboration [+]

This postgraduate course has been specifically developed to enable students to professionally enhance their commercial skills. The course has been developed in close collaboration with industry and includes a contemporary industry perspective from sector experts from all parts of the supply chain. The course will allow you to gain a professionally accredited qualification and develop the demonstrable core commercial competencies much in demand by the oil, gas, renewables and decommissioning industries. Building on our expertise in providing surveying, commercial and project management education, the course has been designed to meet the particular requirements of the energy sectors, in alignment with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) competency framework, namely: - Commercial management - Design economics - Risk and supply chain management - Contract practice - Procurement and tendering practices - Project financial control - Project Management Every module includes input and learning from industry experts so you will gain knowledge and skills which are directly applicable to the workplace. Individual modules can be studied on a stand-alone basis for CPD or personal development. Modules may also be delivered on a commercial bespoke basis for organisation learning and development. Entry requirements We welcome applicants from a range of backgrounds who are industry aware or have a good academic qualification. We will accredit good quality prior experiential learning. Applicants who comply with any of the following criteria should apply: - A good Honours degree in any discipline from a recognised university. - A recognised professionally accredited diploma or corporate body membership. - Applicants who do not hold an Honours degree but who have relevant industry experience over a reasonable time period will be considered. - For international students 6.5 IELTS or its equivalent in TOEFL is required. Distance Learning All Students 2014/15 - £1020 per module - £2,740 per individual research dissertation This is equivalent to: - £4,080 for year 1 - £4,080 for year 2 - £2,740 for year 3 [-]

MSc Construction Project Management

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen + 1 more

This course develops the interpersonal skills required for effective project management. It also develops judgmental, managerial and leadership qualities, building on the students’ knowledge and [+]

This course develops the interpersonal skills required for effective project management. It also develops judgmental, managerial and leadership qualities, building on the students’ knowledge and experience gained in first degrees and/or the work environment. You are provided with a professional experience that allows you to pursue your personal objectives in the areas of Property and Project Management, Construction Management and Consultancy, and Research in the Built Environment. You can study the MSc Construction Project Management degree full-time or online. Entry requirements Applicants should normally have a good Honours degree in a cognate subject, i.e. one related to the Built Environment or Engineering. However, applications are welcomed from students who hold qualifications in the Arts, Sciences, Management and Law and, subject to an interview, you may be able to join this course. Applicants who do not hold an Honours degree but who have a relevant professional membership of a recognised professional body will normally be considered favourably for recruitment. Applicants who do not hold an Honours degree but who have relevant industry experience over a reasonable time period will be considered for recruitment subject to an interview. For international students 6.5 IELTS or its equivalent in TOEFL is required. Course Fees Distance Learning Part-time - £2,065 Stage 1 (2014 new starts) - £2,065 Stage 2 (2014 new starts) - £1,370 MSc dissertation stage (2014 new starts) UK/EU Students Full-time - £4,200 entire course International Students Full-time - £10,500 entire course [-]

MSc Design Management

Online Part time 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen

This postgraduate course in Design Management has been developed to enable you to professionally and knowledgeably manage the design process from inception through to completion [+]

This postgraduate course in Design Management has been developed to enable you to professionally and knowledgeably manage the design process from inception through to completion and beyond. Please note there will be no intake to this course in 2014/15. We recommend you consider the MSc Visualisation in Architecture and Built Environment as an alternative. In the Engineering, Architecture and Construction sector, the number of stakeholders, design and construction teams, and sub-contractors is diverse. Managing projects within these sectors demands accurate communication, continuous collaboration and seamless data exchange between these segmented parties. It is suitable for architects, construction and property professionals and other related disciplines. Developed in close collaboration with industry, our MSc Design Management is continually kept up to date with world-wide developments and professionally focused content in areas such as: - Innovations in design process management - 3D Modelling - Project Data Modelling - Building Information Modelling (BIM) By developing the managerial, technical and interpersonal skills necessary for the management of complex design processes this course enables you to meet the challenge of pursuing your personal and career objectives. Ensuring that on completion of this course you will understand and be able to strategically manage the people, processes and infrastructure associated with the design management process. Entry requirements Applicants should have a good Undergraduate Honours degree. Consideration will also be given to students with extensive professional experience. All international students for whom English is not their first language must provide evidence of linguistic ability, by gaining either IELTS 6.5 or equivalent in TOEFL, prior to receiving an unconditional offer of a place on the course. Please note there will be no intake to this course in 2014/15. Course Fees Distance Learning Part-time - £2,065 Stage 1 (2014 new starts) - £2,065 Stage 2 (2014 new starts) - £1,370 MSc Dissertation stage (2014 new starts) [-]

MSc Property Development

Online Part time 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen

This course will enhance your property development skills and knowledge, thus helping you to pursue a career as a property developer. It aims to provide a greater understanding of the development [+]

This course will enhance your property development skills and knowledge, thus helping you to pursue a career as a property developer. It aims to provide a greater understanding of the development process, and correspondingly adds depth to the understanding of the broad economic and business context within which the industry operates. Course material has a strong commercial focus and a practical orientation, and provides you with the essential knowledge and skills necessary to formulate and evaluate development proposals, and to finance and manage the development process. The course is appropriate if you wish to broaden your knowledge and understanding of the subject and seek the skills to engage in development activities. Entry requirements Applicants should normally have a degree from any subject, not necessarily related to a Built Environment or Engineering background. Applicants who do not hold an honours degree but who have relevant professional membership of a recognised professional body or relevant industry experience, will normally be considered favourably for recruitment subject to interview. For international students 6.5 IELTS or its equivalent in TOEFL is required. Courses Fees All Students - £2,215 Stage 1 - £2,215 Stage 2 - £1,470 Stage 3 [-]

MSc Visualisation in Architecture and the Built Environment

Online Part time 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen

This postgraduate course has been developed to enable students to respond to demands of a rapidly changing industry. Those changes are being driven by government strategy, the demands of [+]

This postgraduate course has been developed to enable students to respond to demands of a rapidly changing industry. Those changes are being driven by government strategy, the demands of building information modelling (BIM) and the widespread use of architectural visualisation techniques. The course will allow you to develop a deep understanding of visualisation techniques, their implications for design, construction and collaboration, and the ways in which they will affect your discipline area and working practice in the future. The course contains hands-on experience with a range of software packages, providing a foundation upon which students can develop their ideas and project work. Building on our expertise in a range of visualisation fields, the course contains modules dealing specifically with building information modelling (BIM1 and BIM2), design visualisation, urban visualisation, virtual collaboration and information visualisation. The course culminates in a student-led dissertation or advanced visualisation project. Each module contains a practical introduction to key software and techniques, although it should be stressed that the course emphasis is on application and critical evaluation, rather than on software training. Entry requirements We welcome applicants holding an honours degree in architecture, architectural technology, surveying, engineering, planning or any associated discipline. The course will also be of interest to graduates from a design background, including interior design and product design. Applicants who comply with any of the following criteria should apply: - A good Honours degree in any discipline from a recognised university. - Applicants who do not hold an Honours degree but who have relevant industry experience over a reasonable time period will be considered. - For international students 6.5 IELTS or its equivalent in TOEFL is required. Course Fee All Students - £2400 Stage 1 - £2400 Stage 2 - £1600 Stage 3 All course fees are reviewed annually and subject to change. Published fees apply to the course's mode of delivery. [-]

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