International College at Robert Gordon University (ICRGU)

International College at Robert Gordon University (ICRGU)

International College at Robert Gordon University (ICRGU)

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Robert Gordon University’s International College (ICRGU) offers a dynamic and modern educational experience as an Affiliate College. An environment that encourages students to reach their full potential and surpass academic ambitions is one in which quality teaching and exceptional support services are provided. Among the benefits of ICRGU’s students are pre-sessional English language classes, combined admission offers, flexible entry systems with three intakes, access to Robert Gordon University, and small classes with personalized attention and dedicated academic and student support services.
Students can learn in a unique environment at the college’s riverside campus, which is equipped with the latest equipment and IT, state-of-the-art teaching rooms, and industry-leading technology, all of which are offered at a discounted price. Students are welcome to use the cafes, canteens, and food facilities throughout campus for discounted meals.
It is based in Aberdeen, a coastal city with an amazing quality of life and a bustling port city. With its flourishing offshore petroleum and renewable energy industries, Aberdeen attracts a highly skilled and international population. An hour by air from London, Aberdeen boasts an international airport just five miles from the city center, as well as a ferry port, bus station, and train station, providing excellent travel links throughout the UK.
A trusted leader in global higher education, Navitas Group is the parent company of ICRGU, which has partnered with more than 120 colleges and campuses. Through education, Navitas has changed the lives of generations. A pioneer in the university pathway sector, it has formed partnerships with universities in Australia, New Zealand, the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Holland, UAE, Singapore, and Sri Lanka.

Why the International College at Robert Gordon University (ICRGU)

  1. Your application will be reviewed within 24 hours and you will be notified of your combined offer of admission.
  2. For the duration of study, a single visa will be issued from the time of entry to ICRGU until the time of graduation from Robert Gordon University.
  3. Through each stage of studies, you are guaranteed to progress to the degree award stage.
  4. Modern campus environment in the heart of the city.


Various Campus Structures

Their beautiful, tree-lined riverside site is complemented by their state-of-the-art facilities, including their new riverside campus, which provides a one-of-a-kind learning environment and has cutting-edge technology and the latest in equipment and information technology.

Students may always find someone to answer their questions, no matter what they are, thanks to the numerous support services conveniently positioned all across campus. There are teams of support staff available to help with anything from financial or Visa support to guidance on part-time jobs and housing.

All ICRGU and RGU students can receive a discount at any of the many excellent cafes, canteens, and dining facilities located across campus.

Gymnasiums and other sports infrastructure

RGU is the best option for fitness buffs because it is home to a cutting-edge recreation center on campus, and it is located within walking distance of ICRGU. With a pool, climbing wall, sports hall, fitness studios, gym, and cafe, this place has everything you need to stay in shape and have a good time.

Activities Groups for College Students

If you are enrolled at Robert Gordon University as an ICRGU student, you are eligible to use the Union’s services. Sports teams, student groups, and other campus activities all call the union home and have meetings there. You can use RGU: Union in addition to ICRGU’s facilities as a student there.

Services for International Students

Robert Gordon University (ICRGU) and International College at Robert Gordon University (ICRGU) offer both Licensed Student Sponsorship and a team of Student Immigration Specialists that are ready to assist you during every step of the application process.

A pre-sessional English course of eight weeks is available to eligible students who do not have the required grades, but wish to improve their English language skills. Students can further enhance their English skills by enrolling in English language classes during term time. Individual support, in addition to general group classes, is also available.


  • 1st in Scotland for overall student satisfaction in Health and Social Care (National Student Survey 2020)
  • 1st in the UK for Health Professions (The Guardian 2021)
  • 1st in the UK for Radiography (The Times 2021)
  • 2nd in the UK for Physiotherapy (The Times 2021)
  • Times University Guide 2022 ranks International College at Robert Gordon University (ICRGU) 62nd
  • The Guardian University Guide 2022 ranks it 83rd

As listed in The Guardian’s subject league tables for 2017, the university ranked first in Scotland in four subjects (Health Professions, Journalism, Architecture, and Pharmacy), and third in the UK in three subjects.

ICRGU students can choose from a variety of location and price options with RGU accommodation.Each ICRGU student will receive their own booking ID to connect with RGU Accommodation and start the booking process online when they are provided with their CAS to apply for a student visa. Their admission process at ICRGU begins with the completion of an acceptance form and payment of the full tuition deposit.

The International College at Robert Gordon University (ICRGU) has a modern riverside campus that offers a unique learning environment, a combination of the latest equipment and IT, state-of-the-art teaching rooms and industry-leading technology, all of which are located in a tranquil, tree-lined riverside setting.A variety of support services are also located throughout campus so that students are always able to get assistance, no matter what their issue is. Support staff are ready to assist with financial or visa issues, as well as advice on part time work and accommodations. 

Students at ICRGU and RGU are able to take advantage of a range of great cafes, canteens and food facilities situated throughout the campus.

As far as student employment opportunities are concerned, Robert Gordon University’s International College (ICRGU) is well respected. For graduates or students who continue their studies within six months of graduation, it has a very high employment rate among the country’s universities. As well as this, it has an extensive alumni network across the country. In recent years, it has been rated as having the best graduate prospects among modern universities several times.

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Campus & Location

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International College at Robert Gordon University (ICRGU)


Address: Robert Gordon University Campus, Garthdee Rd, Aberdeen AB10 7QE, United Kingdom

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Entry Requirement

Health Sciences applicants will need an IELTS equivalent of 6.0 in order to be considered for progression on to the Health Sciences pathway. For specific details, please visit our course pages. Depending on the course, you may need a different level of English.

In addition to IELTS and other standalone English tests, SELT test reports expire after 2 years. If valid on the start date of your course, they can be used as proof of English for admission.

Qualifications for English tests

  • Bachelor’s degree candidates must have a minimum TOEFL score of 80 and an IELTS score of 6.0.
  • IELTS minimum for master’s degree: 6.5
  • The required TOEFL score for masters is 88. 

Find out more about requirements here –

Tuition Fee

  • International students pay £13,350 GBP to 14,150 GBP for their bachelor’s degrees at International College at Robert Gordon University (ICRGU)
  • The master’s tuition at Robert Gordon University ranges  £7,350 GBP a year for for international students and domestic students fees  from £13,720  to £17,700 GBP 

Learn more about Robert Gordon University Tution Fee here –


For students studying ICRGU Pre-Masters programmes, an International Student  Scholarship of £2000 is available for 2022/2023 at the International College at Robert Gordon University (ICRGU).For graduates of the ICRGU Foundation programmes in Pharmacy, Life Sciences, Health Sciences or Nursing, the International College at Robert Gordon University (ICRGU) offers a Scholarship of £3000 for undergraduate students:

What You Like To Study

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Course and Faculty

  • Foundation Pathway in Health Sciences
  • Foundation Pathway in Life Sciences
  • Foundation Pathway in Nursing
  • Foundation Pathway in Pharmacy
  • Communication, Marketing and Media
  • Computer Science and Cyber Security
  • Undergraduate Pathway in Accounting and Finance
  • Undergraduate Pathway in Architecture
  • Undergraduate Pathway in Art and Design
  • Undergraduate Pathway in Business and Management
  • Undergraduate Pathway in Engineering
  • Undergraduate Pathway in Surveying
  • Postgraduate Pathway in Accounting and Finance
  • Postgraduate Pathway in Built Environment
  • Postgraduate Pathway in Business and Management
  • Postgraduate Pathway in Computing
  • Postgraduate Pathway in Creative and Cultural Business
  • Postgraduate Pathway in Engineering
  • Postgraduate Pathway in Law
  • Postgraduate Pathway in Public Health

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

Education Doorway FAQ

After accepting the offer and making the required deposit, you will need to submit your paperwork to CAS. ICRGU will provide you with a unique booking ID after you obtain your CAS, at which point you will be referred to the RGU Accommodation team.

Pre-arrangement of lodgings in the United Kingdom is strongly recommended for all students.

Rooms at RGU Accommodation are available at a range of prices and styles.

Contract lengths can range from 39 to 50 weeks, and weekly rates can be anywhere from £98 to £160, depending on location and room type. Due to the fact that most of the available spaces are meant for students, the rent usually consists of not only the cost of the space itself but also of all utilities and internet access.

The final payment amount needed to secure your chosen accommodation will be confirmed by RGU Accommodation. In order to secure a room or unit at RGU, a rent advance of £250 is usually requested. Don’t send any money to ICRGU to cover lodging costs.

University housing is supported by the ResLife team, who are available during business hours, and by residence assistants who are available outside of those times. Private residences typically have support and security personnel available.