• Program Cost
    $28,300
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
Garthdee Road
Aberdeen, AB107QE, United Kingdom of Great Britain
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Aberdeen Business School is one of the leading providers of management and professional business education in the UK and is recognised both nationally and internationally for responding to the needs of both students and employers. Graduate employment success rates are good - as The Sunday Times University Guide noted, "a degree from Robert Gordon University is as near to a guarantee of a job as you can get" . Aberdeen Business School departments are highly ranked in all subject areas. Academic centres include the Centre for Entrepreneurship, a centre of academic excellence in entrepreneurship teaching and research.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    21%
  • Selectivity
    37%
  • Job Offers
    100%
  • Average Salary
    $115,000.00
  • Top Industry
    Petroleum/Energy

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About Robert Gordon University

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.4 GPA of All Applicants 3.6 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 156
  • Median 124
  • Middle 80% 80 to 178
Admissions Selectivity
37% Aberdeen Business School 46% Average Across All Schools

Average GMAT Score
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 304
37% 37.0
21% 21.0
Female
27% 27
International
96% 96
Re-Applicants
0% 0
0% 0
Wait-listed
100% 0
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Economics
  • Other Science
  • Engineering
  • Accepted
  • Economics
  • Other Science
  • Engineering
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • Strathclyde University
  • Technische Universiteit Delft
  • Gubkin Russian State University
  • University of Texas
  • University of Mumbai
Importance of Application Elements
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • GMAT Scores Not Considered
  • Application Essay Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • Interviews Important
$82,000 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Petrofac
  • WGPSN
  • Aker Solutions
  • ABB
  • ENI
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
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740 to 769
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710 to 739
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680 to 709
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650 to 679
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620 to 649
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590 to 619
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560 to 589
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530 to 559
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500 to 529
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Under 500
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English Language Requirements
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Petroleum/Energy 88%
Top Industry
  • Consulting 12%
Vroon 1
Top Employer
  • Infield Systems 1
  • Indian Oil Corporation 1
  • ABB 1
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
100% Aberdeen Business School 85% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
84% 84
64% 63.699022556390986
84% Receive Offers
84% 84
58% 57.85206896551723
84% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
16% 16
21% 21.110859375
16% Receive Offers
16% 16
25% 24.93132867132867
16% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
5% 5.492558139534883
0%
7% 7.091818181818181
80% Graduates seeking full-time employment
20% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Vroon 1
  • Infield Systems 1
  • Indian Oil Corporation 1
  • ABB 1
  • Tullow Oil 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
12% 12
Data not provided
Other
88% 88
$115,000.00
63K 180K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
12% 12
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
88% 88
$115,000.00
63K 180K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
More than five years
100% 100
$115,000.00
63K 180K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • WGPSN 3
  • Ernst & Young 2
  • Accenture 2
  • Petrofac 2
  • Eland Oil and Gas 2
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus 20
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board 34
  • Average intern length in weeks 17
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 100
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • Aberdeen Recruitment Event
  • Edinburgh
  • Offshore Europe

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$134,333
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $28,300
  • Budget $42,000
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$134,333
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $28,300
  • Budget $42,000
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
$7,500 Average Scholarship Amount 36% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
42% 42
36% 36
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$110,000
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Academic Merit
  • Some Other Criteria
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt $15,000
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
24 Aberdeen Business School 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Team project
40% 40
Experiential learning
30% 30
Lectures
10% 10
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Other
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Oil and Gas Management
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Electronic Commerce/Information Systems
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • International Management/Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/PhD
  • Other
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Students must complete a company-specific project and present results to relevant parties
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 13
  • Distance learning No
Technology Improvements
  • Complete update of audio and visual rooms. New Library. replacement of Macs and PCs. New IT equipment. Storage and network servers replaced. New wifi system. All large lecture theatres completely upgraded. TV studio upgrade. Suite of laptops. Printing servers, printing terminals and software.

Students: Who are my classmates?

65% Married Students 89% International Students
30% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
75% 75
African American
25% 25
Student Citizenship
Europe Free Trade Zone
30% 30
North America
15% 15
Middle East and North Africa
15% 15
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • International Club

Alumni: How strong is my network?

1,250 Living MBA Alumni 6 Countries where alumni clubs exist
6 Active alumni clubs
No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months