Computing Short Courses

We offer a range of career enhancing short computing courses to contribute to your CPD plan, helping to bridge gaps in your knowledge or updating your skills in the latest technologies. These short IT courses are all delivered by our expert tutors within the School of Computing Science and Digital Media in Aberdeen.

Here are details of all our forthcoming IT short courses, held at the School of Computing Science and Digital Media in our Garthdee Campus. You can book online by following the course links.

We will be adding further courses throughout the year. If you would like more information about our full range of courses or alternative dates please contact us

  1. Cyber Security - 3 Day Short Course

    Acquire security skills and knowledge to help prepare organisations to reach an improved level of cyber resilience.

  2. Innovation Skills

    This workshop for current RGU Research Students is delivered by Professor Gordon McConnell and gives students a good grounding in innovation-related topics such as creativity, ideation, entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship, technology commercialisation as well as key 21st century skills such as leadership and team development.

  3. Introduction to Business Intelligence

    Learn how to gain a competitive advantage with key data integration and data analysis tools.

  4. Practical Data Science using R

    This short course has been specifically designed for professionals who wish to build strong analytical skills to process and manipulate different types of data.


Computing Short Courses
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  1. 15, January, 2018 RGU awarded £4.2million to expand its pioneering work-based learning degree programme

    Ferdinand von Prondzynski

    Robert Gordon University (RGU), a pioneer of work-based learning degrees, has been awarded £4.2 million by Skills Development Scotland to significantly expand the range of courses on offer and the number of places available.  


“Good tutor delivery style and offered up real examples to illustrate. Practice questions (number and frequency) and test exams were a great help.”

Participant on one of our Computing Short Courses

“Our trainer was obviously experienced in IT Project Management and could relate to project occurrences and situations.”

Participant on IT Project Management

Agile Development

  1. Agile Software Development Course - Video Clip

    Agile Course Video Teaser

    View a short video about this course.

  1. School of Computing Science and Digital Media


    Working with state-of-the-art facilities, we aim to ensure students are excited and challenged, and that they gain the creative skills required to become the innovators of the future.