Facts and figures

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Student Profile of the University in Session 2018 - 2019

There were 14,080 students for undergraduate and postgraduate combined.

Of this:

  • 67% were undergraduate 
  • 33% were postgraduate

There were 14,387 students for undergraduate, postgraduate and postgraduate research combined.

There were 15,083 students for undergraduate, other undergraduate (including short courses and modules), postgraduate and postgraduate research combined.

Of the postgraduates:

  • 1,019 were full time
  • 132 were part time
  • 161 were full time online learning
  • 3,340 were part time online learning
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Our performance speaks for itself

  1. RGU has been ranked first for four courses in Scotland - health professions; journalism; architecture; and pharmacy - while securing top place for graduate prospects.

    More on the 2017 Guardian University Guide

  2. "Robert Gordon remains one of the top performing modern universities in Britain. Its success is primarily based on outstanding results in two key indicators. The university’s overall student satisfaction rates are consistently well above average for its courses and entry qualifications, while graduate employment regularly features in the top 20 universities on this measure. In fact its score for graduate prospects at 81.8% is the highest in Scotland."

    More on the Times and Sunday Times Guide 2014

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