RGU has a heritage going back 250 years and was awarded university status in 1992. It is one of the largest providers of online learning in the UK. RGU has consistently had one of the best records of any UK university for graduate level employment and is currently ranked 2nd in the UK for graduate employability.
Aberdeen Business School, RGU, delivers a high-quality vocational education and relevant curriculum which provides you with the skills you require for your future career or career development. The vision at Aberdeen Business School is to empower and inspire, create opportunity, and equip you with the ability to drive change to transform your communities.
RGU develop professional thinkers and innovative contributors through business connected learning, award winning teaching and impactful research. They will nurture your potential, expand your talent and ensure you have the edge when it comes to your career opportunities. They offer a range of online degrees, full-time and part-time, and at differing levels.
RGU’s research is directed towards societal impact. Their focus is on generating improvements in quality of life, supporting more innovative businesses, unlocking cultural creativity and contributing towards a more successful and sustainable economy.Aberdeen Business School hosts a vibrant research community and is active in a number of applied research projects. They offer doctoral research opportunities and expertise in a wide range of subject areas including accounting and finance, management and people, origination and practice.
RGU is currently ranked in the top 50 in the world for graduate employment, which is higher than Harvard, Oxford and Cambridge. The online Master’s degree portfolio will provide you with the knowledge, skills and extra edge you require for your future career or career development. Their Careers Team offer advice to any online student, prospective; current or past, regarding career options. Careers advice can be provided by telephone, email, Skype or FaceTime. They also offer RGU eHUb for current students; a comprehensive online careers information and advice resource to support you in all aspects of your career journey.
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They have heavily invested in their support networks to make the experience of studying at RGU via online learning the best it can be. They provide a confidential and non-judgmental service to all their students, applicants and enquirers through their Student Help Point. This service is available for all non-academic queries and support, from tuition fees to application forms, finance to filling your free time. The Study Skills team offer advice on a range of study skills, supporting you in meeting your academic potential, and in becoming a confident, independent learner. There is a range of online materials available, and the option to speak to the team via email or telephone.
As an online student at RGU, you have full access to their extensive Library of e-books, e-journals, videos, newspaper articles and dissertations. They have a range of specific services available to support you with your studies including start-up guides, article and chapter requests and inter-library loan. They are always looking at ways of increasing the accessibility to their materials.
RGU provides a robust IT support service via their IT Helpdesk. They offer support for all your university needs and will support with everything from IT accounts, how to connect to the wireless service, accessing and configuring email, print, copy and scan, and the location of IT labs across the campus.
The Student Counselling & Wellbeing Centre operate a confidential service and their counselors and wellbeing advisors are available to virtually discuss any difficulties or concerns you may have whilst at RGU.
All online learners will study through our virtual learning environment, Campus Moodle. CampusMoodle provides you with a collaborative learning space, where your learning material will be available to download. Within CampusMoodle there are various interactive User Guide areas for discussion and group work and you can participate in online quizzes. You have the ability to upload your assignments and collaborate with your peers using wikis and reflect on your learning with a blog. There is also the opportunity for you to have your own area in CampusMoodle in order to work collaboratively on your coursework with your fellow students.
Aberdeen Business School is accredited by AACSB International, an accolade achieved by only 5% of global Business Schools. We are also accredited by the Business Graduates Association (BGA).
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