International College at Robert Gordon University

Undergraduate Pathway in Engineering

Do you want to help transform today's technology for tomorrow's world?

Situated in the energy capital of Europe, with ties to oil and gas and other industries, RGU is the perfect choice for your Engineering studies; you will find renewables, manufacturing and other engineering-related companies right on your doorstep.

Top three reasons to choose Robert Gordon University:

  • The University works closely with local, national and international companies to ensure that the demands of employers and their changing industries are continually met. The School of Engineering is actively involved in all aspects of current engineering practices, as well as challenges facing the industry.
  • RGU was recognised as a top modern university in Scotland for Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and for graduate prospects in Mechanical Engineering (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022).
  • Students have access to a wealth of purpose-built facilities, including:
    • DART Simulator
    • Electrical Power Laboratory
    • Microcontroller Lab
    • Nanocomposite Manufacturing Facility
    • Offshore Platform Model
    • ROV Pool
    • Wave Tank
    • Wind Tunnel

High School


2nd year at Robert Gordon University

Fees*, location and duration

First Year Degree Second Year Degree Third Year Degree Final Year Degree
ICRGU School of Engineering, Robert Gordon University School of Engineering,
Robert Gordon University
School of Engineering,
Robert Gordon University

2 semesters

2 semesters

2 semesters

2 semesters







First Year: 





Dr Clare O’Farrell - Engineering Lecturer ICRGU



  • Statics and Dynamics
  • Introduction to Electrical Engineering
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Thermofluids*
  • Introduction to Digital Electronics and Microcontrollers**
  • Introduction to Analogue Electronics and Signals**
  • Design, Manufacture and Development*
  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication

** Electronic and Electrical students only 

* Mechanical Engineering streams

Core Module Information

University facilities

Degree awards from Robert Gordon University

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