RGU postgraduate opportunities highlighted at open evening

Robert Gordon University (RGU) will showcase its postgraduate study options at an open evening this month.

Robert Gordon University (RGU) will showcase its postgraduate study options at an open evening this month.

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Robert Gordon University (RGU) will showcase its postgraduate study options at an open evening this month.

Prospective students looking to enhance their careers or change professions with postgraduate study can learn about full time, online or part-time options at RGU’s Postgraduate Open Evening on Thursday, August 25 from 6pm to 8pm at its Garthdee campus.

The free event is an opportunity to talk to RGU’s experts about the university’s portfolio of postgraduate programmes and find out why developing new skills while gaining professional accreditation increases employability.

RGU’s academics will be on hand to discuss options for a wide range of postgraduate courses from computing, engineering and life sciences to business, surveying, law, social work, art and design and nursing.

Members of staff will also be available to discuss finance, careers, services and facilities, and answer questions on how to apply.

Michael Greenhalgh, RGU’s interim director for marketing, communications and student recruitment, said: “Whether you have recently graduated, are looking to gain professional accreditation, retrain or enhance your skills, developing your knowledge and expertise within a specific field will increase your employability within the current competitive jobs market.

“RGU is a top university for graduate employment and offers industry relevant programmes which take advantage of the university's wide range of expertise in subjects including engineering, business, management, IT and health and safety.

“Our Postgraduate Open Evening provides an opportunity for individuals to get a better insight of the various programmes on offer and talk to the experts, helping to clarify your options and plan your next step to enhance or change your career.”

Those who attend will have the chance to:

• Talk to a course leader about study options

• Get information on all of RGU’s scholarship and funding opportunities

• One-to-one guidance with careers, placement, student finance and admissions drop in desks

• Get expert advice through a programme of subject-specific presentations

Prospective students interested in any of the courses offered byAberdeen Business School (ABS) should arrive at the ABS building, while information about all other courses will be available in The Sir Ian Wood Building.

The university is offering a 20% alumni discount on its postgraduate course fees.

For more information and to register visit www.rgu.ac.uk/better