What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
BCC including Maths and Physics/Engineering/ Design & Technology. GCSE English at Grade C or above is required if not held at A Level
BBBB to include Maths and either Engineering Science or Physics. English at National 5 Level is required if not held at Higher.
including Higher Level Maths and Physics at grade 5 plus Standard Level English
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of Not Available and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers89%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£1,820
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses
Year 1: Core modules; mathematics 1A; statics and dynamics; introduction to electrical engineering; professional skills; mathematics 1B; introduction to design, materials and manufacture; heat transfer and fluid mechanics; product development. Year 2: Core modules; mathematics 2A; mechanics of solids; thermofluids; the strategy of design and manufacture; dynamics; products in service; introduction to electronics; electrical power. Year 3: Core modules; mathematics 3A; signal acquisition, instrumentation and control; environmental engineering; project management, team working and leadership; engineering analysis 1; industrial plant; electrical power and energy systems; MEng fast track only group project (principles of asset management); socially responsible management; pre-project industrial placement. Year 4: Core modules; engineering analysis 2; failure analysis; safety, risk and reliability management; systems engineering; plant performance; control and instrumentation; BEng honours project; MEng individual project; MEng fast track only module (engineering analysis 3); quality management for engineers; post-project industrial placement. Year 5 (MEng only): Core modules; principles of asset management; socially responsible management; advanced thermofluids; quality management for engineers; engineering analysis 3; materials and corrosion science; group project.
Robert Gordon University is a leader when it comes to graduate employability, with an impressive 97.1% of our graduates working or in further study within six months of graduation. With an emphasis on practical experience wherever possible, we ensure our students are ready for life after graduation – over 90% of our courses include a work placement option.
How you'll spend your time
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- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
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- Written exams
- Practical exams
What do the numbers say for
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What do students think about this subject here?
Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.
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UK / Non-UK
Male / Female
Full-time / Part-time
Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
What are graduates doing after six months?
Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?