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IT for the Energy Industry

Robert Gordon University

12 months
14950 GBP/year
5500 GBP/year
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This IT for the Energy Industry course offered at the Robert Gordon University will give you an understanding of the energy industry and how to align IT services with the needs of organisations.

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You will become proficient in the use of modern software tools and environments and have the ability to integrate the use of tools and techniques in the framework of an appropriate development methodology to develop high quality software solutions.

Throughout the IT for the Energy Industry course from Robert Gordon University, content is complemented by practical work, allowing you to support your theoretical development through real-life simulation. You will work on a group project designed to simulate the working environment, allowing you to collaborate with colleagues as you would within multi-discipline teams in the energy sector.

Job Prospects

As a graduate of this course you will be prepared for a number of IT roles within the energy industry, both as a Software Developer and Service Manager. Aberdeen is home to many multinational energycompanies and associated suppliers such as mainstream software houses, IT providers to major oil-related companies, specialist software consultancies, and venture capital start-ups.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data Management
  • Object-oriented Programming
  • IT Infrastructure and Administration
  • Software Project Engineering
  • Intranet Systems Development
  • Data Visualisation and Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 28 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

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Deadlines are agreed for individual courses. Make sure you apply in time to be sure of your chance of a place.


195 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent in Engineering or a relevant discipline such as Geology, Physics, Chemistry or Mathematics

  • Applicants with a lower degree classification and / or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14950 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    5500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Rest of UK and EU FT

  • £6,920/ course

National PT

  • £2,750/ year 
Rest of UK and EU Students PT
  • £2,750/ year
  • £1,420 year 3

International PT

  • £5,610/ year 
  • £3,730 year 3

Living costs for Aberdeen

729 - 1069 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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