Postgraduate Pathway in Business and Management

This pathway is specifically designed to allow international students to reach their full potential in pursuit of a Postgraduate degree at Robert Gordon University.

Pathways at Robert Gordon University

Minimum 15 Years Education

Master's at Robert Gordon University

Margaret Maclay - Pre-masters lecturer ICRGU


15th June 2020


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 Corporate Communication and Public Affairs

The MSc Corporate Communications and Public Affairs course provides the practical skills and relevant knowledge required for a career within PR and Public affairs. Boasting a 4-week industry placement and real projects to develop, this course has great opportunities to gain both the theory and practical skills of the industry. 

MSc Fashion Management

This course is aimed at those who wish to gain specialist fashion knowledge and skills alongside marketing and management techniques specific to the international fashion industry. Applicants are not required to have a portfolio or an undergraduate degree in design.

MSc International Business Management

This course provides comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge of international business management, including key theories and concepts for a globally relevant master’s degree.

MSc International Marketing Management

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

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 Marketing 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


MSc Tourism and Hospitality Management

MSc International Tourism and Hospitality Management degree develops relevant industry skills and knowledge.



  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication
  • Management 
  • Critical Thinking

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Postgraduate internships

Robert Gordon University offers postgraduate students the opportunity to undertake a short internship as part of specific MSc degrees. The University recognises the value of additional experience at Postgraduate level. You will undertake a specific project for a company in the UK, and help further develop key skills, as well as build confidence, experience and contacts within industry. These opportunities are currently only available for students joining the February and June intakes at ICRGU:

  • MSc Fashion Management 4 weeks
  • MSc Corporate Communication and Public Affairs 4 weeks
  • MSc Tourism and Hospitality Management 4 weeks

Popular Careers for MSc Graduates

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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