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International College at Robert Gordon University

Computer Science and Cyber Security

This pathway is designed to allow international students to reach their full potential and realise their ambitions of studying with the School of Computing at Robert Gordon University.

High School


2nd year at Robert Gordon University

Fees*, duration and location

ICRGU School of Computing, Robert Gordon University School of Computing, 
Robert Gordon University
School of Computing,
Robert Gordon University

2 semesters

2 semesters

2 semesters

2 semesters







First Year: 





BSc (Hons) Cyber Security

The course prepares students for careers as a cyber-security specialist. There is a growing demand for graduates who have the ability to secure computing networks and protect the critical information systems of businesses and government organisations. Graduates of this course find employment in a variety of areas from the financial sector, commercial or industrial companies to the national security services. 

BSc (Hons) Computing Science

This course provides students with a range of technical and interpersonal skills that will prepare students for a variety of careers at the leading edge of computing. Robert Gordon University collaborates closely with industry and the industrial placement scheme to provide students with the opportunity to be involved in new developments in the very dynamic and fast-moving computing industry. There is a strong demand for graduates in this field, including from software houses, web-development companies, application developers and service providers for business and industry. 


Students may find themselves working for a large software developer or the latest technology start-up, or equally the course focuses on entrepreneurship which means graduates of this course could start their own company with the skills they have.



  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication 3 (Part 1)
  • Computing Skills
  • Problem Solving & Modelling A
  • Computing Information Systems
  • Problem Solving & Modelling B
  • Computer Systems & Networking
  • Object Orientated Programming 

Core Module Information

University facilities

Degree awards from Robert Gordon University

Popular Careers

  • IT Security Engineer
  • Information and data security analyst
  • Network manager
  • IT security developer
  • IT risk and fraud specialist
  • Digital forensics expert
  • Software Developer
  • Computer Programmer
*- A breakdown of applicable Tuition Fees and, where applicable the Navinsure Premium, is provided in the Unconditional Offer Letter. 
- Once the Applicant has accepted his or her offer in line with term 2.5 of the ICRGU conditions ( the amount 
of Tuition Fees for the first year of your Programme is fixed.
- Fees for any subsequent years of study before Progression are reviewed annually and will not usually increase by more than 5% (five percent) per year. 
Such increases may reflect increases in the Consumer Price Index; increases resulting from changes in any applicable taxation; 
changes by regulatory, professional or academic bodies; and ensuring parity with Partner University tuition fees. The College will give as much 
notice as possible of any such Tuition Fee changes. The College has no control over or responsibility for fees payable to third parties, which 
may include (without limitation) accommodation fees where the accommodation is not provided by a Navitas Group Company.
- Partner University tuition fees that apply to a Student after Progression are determined by the Partner University and published on the
Partner University’s website

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