International College at Robert Gordon University

Computer Science and Cyber Security

Computer science and cyber security are exciting, challenging and growing fields that are part of almost everything we do. Throughout your study journey – at ICRGU, followed by RGU – you will develop the skills to thrive in a rapidly evolving industry of cutting-edge technologies.

Top three reasons to choose Robert Gordon University:

  • You will be learning from the best: accredited Cisco Instructors.
  • RGU was recognised as a top modern university in Scotland for student experience in Computer Science (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022).
  • Degrees are accredited by British Computer Society (BCS), The Chartered Institute for IT, for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional and partially meeting the academic requirement for a Chartered Engineer.

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

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BSc (Hons) Cyber Security

Cyber security professionals are in high demand across the world, and this course will ensure you are industry-ready. Upon graduating, you will have the knowledge, skills and experience to prevent and minimise cyber security threats and incidents – and protect critical systems from internal and external threats across a wide range of industries.  

BSc (Hons) Computing Science

In choosing Computer Science, you will study object-oriented software design, learn systems development skills and understand how to apply them in practice. This technical knowledge will form the basis for a career as a professional software developer, enabling you to work effectively across a variety of computing platforms.



  • 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

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  • Digital forensics expert
  • Software Developer
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