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International College at Robert Gordon University

Postgraduate Pathway in Engineering

Apply today to join the 10-week pre-masters Engineering programme commencing at ICRGU. Study your Engineering MSc programme in Aberdeen, Europe’s Energy Hub.

This 10-week programme is specifically designed for students persuing the pathways to Robert Gordon University MSc Engineering programmes. Developed alongside RGU, this course provides graduates with the skills, knowledge and focus needed throughout their studies at MSc level.
Students who successfully complete the pre-masters course at ICRGU are guaranteed entry to their chosen MSc programme at Robert Gordon University.

Pathways at Robert Gordon University

Minimum 15 Years Education

Master's at Robert Gordon University







MSc Drilling and Well Engineering

Aimed at developing engineers to become drilling engineers and to develop the skills of those who may already be practicing drilling engineers. Students on this course will study key areas including well design, drilling and operations management. This course provides both practical and academic skills to enhance future career options.

Fully accredited by the Energy Institute, student of this course will benefit from the use of the university DART facility (Dynamic Advance Response Training). This state-of-the-art learning environment uses 3D graphics to represent a rig floor and the wide range of equipment and drilling processes currently used by the oil and gas industry.

MSc Oil and Gas Engineering 

Developed in collaboration with industry, this course follows guidelines set out by the Energy Institute ensuring specialist subject areas covered are up to date and provides students with the knowledge and skills needed for an engineering career within the upstream oil and gas industry.

Scientific and mathematical skills obtained through experience or from a first degree will be developed throughout and students will apply scientific, engineering and management skills to study key areas of oil and gas engineering.

MSc Solar Energy Systems

This is the first and only course of its kind in the UK focusing on solar as a renewable energy in postgraduate study. The course aims to help students develop an in-depth understanding of the theory and practice, along with professional and research skills necessary to characterise, design and manage solar energy systems.



  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication
  • Maths for Engineering and Sciences
  • Introduction to Oil and Gas Engineering
  • Engineering Systems
  • Core Module Information

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