International College at Robert Gordon University

Postgraduate Pathway in Business and Management

If you’d like to qualify with a Master’s in Business and Management, this Pre-Master’s programme, developed in collaboration with Robert Gordon University, can help. The programme covers essential skills for postgraduate study, including critical thinking and problem solving. Upon successful completion, you will progress seamlessly onto your chosen Master’s degree of the 12 available.








Pathways at Robert Gordon University

Minimum 15 Years Education

Master's at Robert Gordon University

Margaret Maclay - Pre-masters lecturer ICRGU








This 10-week programme is specifically designed for students studying the pathway to Robert Gordon University Master’s programmes. Developed alongside RGU, this course provides graduates the skills, knowledge and focus needed throughout their studies at MSc level. Students will develop and demonstrate a proactive and self-managed approach to business planning, project management, critical thinking and problem solving.

Students who successfully complete the Pre-Masters course at ICRGU are guaranteed entry to their chosen MSc programme.

MSc International Marketing

The International Marketing degree covers domestic and international marketing issues and develops students to have a more creative, flexible and customer-focused approach to marketing.

MSc Digital Marketing

This course aims to introduce students to a wide range of technologies and techniques, providing an overview of the digital marketing landscape. It is delivered with significant input from industry partners and much of the work completed is based on live digital marketing projects in collaboration with real businesses including website and SEO audits, content creation, marketing and digital PR. This allows students to develop a portfolio of real world experience during study as well as building relationships with industry.

MSc Energy Management

This course provides you with comprehensive knowledge and transferable management skills for the oil and gas, sustainable and renewable energy industries. It offers conceptual and problem-solving skills for addressing the management challenges of sustainable energy sourcing, evaluation, exploitation and application.

MSc Business and Management 

Our MSc Business and Management degrees deliver business theory with practical relevance. This MSc develops business and management skills suitable for all levels. The course is suitable for graduates without management experience and for those wishing to progress their professional skills.

There are multiple routes to choose from under this programme including: 

- MSc International Business Management
- MSc Business Innovation and Leadership
- MSc Business Leadership and Management
- MSc Business and Management
- MSc Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship

- MSc Business with Strategic Risk Management

- MSc Business with HR Management
- MSc Business with Financial Management

MSc Project Management

This practical and professionally accredited course is transferable to a wide variety of industries including construction, creative industries, education, engineering, health care, IT, marketing, oil and gas, pharmaceutical and renewable energy.

MSc Procurement and Supply Chain Management

The core subject areas develop transferable management skills enabling organisational and contextual linkage with the specialist areas of procurement and the supply chain




  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication
  • Management 
  • Critical Thinking

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Successful completion of this course will provide graduates the skills, knowledge and focus for management and senior management roles. Students will have to develop and demonstrate a proactive and self-managed approach to business planning, project management and problem-solving.


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