Postgraduate Pathway in Computing
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
Margaret Maclay - Pre-masters lecturer ICRGU
08 October 2018 and 17 June 2019
Some courses may not be available for the October intake.
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 Computer Science
This course offers advanced topics in Computer Science to existing graduates in Computing or related discipline.
MSc Data Science
The course will prepare graduates in technical disciplines for a career in the design and implementation use of computer-analytics and visualisation solutions for industry. The course will emphasise Big Data, covering not only traditional data management systems but also systems where data and/or its storage is unstructured.
MSc Cyber Security
This course aims to produce computing specialists who are able to design and maintain secure information systems and networks.
MSc IT for the Oil and Gas Industry
This course provides training in software development tools and techniques and IT service management as well as Oil and Gas Engineering and Geoscience. Students can join this course with a degree in any technical subject.
MSc Information Technology
The Information Technology course is designed to provide the core knowledge and skills required to work within the I.T. industry, using software development tools and techniques to extend and enhance the knowledge and skills of non-computing graduates. The course includes options that enable specialisation in core I.T sectors:
- Information Technology with Network Management
- Information Technology with Business Intelligence
- Information Technology with Cyber-Security.
This course is suitable for graduates wishing to transition into an I.T. career from another undergraduate degree.
- Interactive Learning Skills and Communication
- Critical Thinking for Postgraduate Study
Providing entry into an MSc in...
- MSc Computer Science*
- MSc Data Science
- MSc Cyber Security
- MSc IT for the Oil and Gas Industry
- MSc Information Technology
- MSc Information Technology with Business Intelligence
- MSc Information Technology with Cyber Security
- MSc Information Technology with Network Management
*This programme is not available for the October intake.