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Business and Management

Progress to an MSc and study at the Business School of the Year (Times Higher Education 2020 Awards).

Pre-Master's Leading to Business and Management

This 10-week Pre-Master’s programme has been designed to enable seamless progression onto Robert Gordon University’s postgraduate degrees. Developed alongside RGU, this course provides you with the skills, knowledge and focus needed to succeed at MSc level. You will develop a proactive and self-managed approach to business planning, project management, critical thinking and problem solving.


  • 10 weeks


  • February
  • June
  • October


  • Aberdeen

MSc Degrees Available

You will develop an understanding of the complex nature of international marketing compared with the domestic market, in areas such as:

  • Culture
  • Social structures
  • Politics
  • Economy
  • Technology
  • Legal systems

Find out more: MSc International Marketing

This practical course provides a thorough overview of the digital marketing landscape. You will benefit from significant input from industry partners, and much of the work is based on live digital marketing projects in collaboration with real businesses. Assignments may include:

  • Website and SEO audits
  • Content creation
  • Digital PR

Find out more: MSc Digital Marketing

This course provides you with comprehensive knowledge and transferable management skills for the oil and gas, sustainable and renewable energy industries. Course content reflects the current situation of the energy industry and is intended to fulfil the management training requirements for technical, business and early career managers within the sector.

Find out more: MSc Energy Management

Our MSc Business and Management degrees deliver business theory with practical relevance. This MSc develops business and management skills suitable for all levels. The course is suitable for graduates without management experience and for those wishing to enhance their professional skills.

There are multiple routes to choose from under this programme, including:

  • MSc International Business Management
  • MSc Business Innovation and Leadership
  • MSc Business Leadership and Management
  • MSc Business and Management
  • MSc Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • MSc Business with Strategic Risk Management
  • MSc Business with HR Management
  • MSc Business with Financial Management

Find out more: MSc Business and Management

This practical and professionally accredited course is designed to meet the growing industry demand for project management professionals across a range of sectors. You will develop skills transferable to a wide variety of industries, including:

  • Construction
  • Creative industries
  • Engineering
  • Health care
  • IT
  • Oil and gas

Find out more: MSc Project Management

This degree will help develop your knowledge, understanding and business skills for professional practice in procurement and supply chain management. Course content can be applied to both middle and higher management levels.

Find out more: MSc Procurement and Supply Chain Management 

Companies are increasingly looking to data sources to inform decision-making, gain competitive advantage and increase productivity. This degree has been designed in response to the shortfall of managers and employees with data analysis skills and knowledge. Upon graduation, you will be skilled in designing, commissioning, managing and delivering data projects.

Find out more: MSc Business Analytics

Programme Details

Interactive Learning Skills and Communication

You will develop the academic and communication skills needed for success in postgraduate-level study. You will gain independent learning skills and learn to take responsibility for your personal, academic and professional development.


You will build on your existing knowledge to demonstrate your understanding of the skills and techniques that can be applied to a variety of management problems.

Critical Thinking

You will develop a range of critical thinking skills that will enhance your success at postgraduate level. This module explores the concept of critical thinking and the evaluation and construction of effective arguments.

Study at Aberdeen Business School

Campus Facilities

Robert Gordon University’s beautiful riverside campus provides the perfect learning environment. Take a tour of our industry-standard facilities and find out what we have to offer.

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