Information Technology

Robert Gordon University


This Information Technology course provides an opportunity for candidates wishing to formalise their existing IT experience with a qualification, and for graduates of non-computing disciplines to develop the specialist skills suitable to transition into an exciting career in Computing and software development.

You will develop skills in software development, database systems, and web programming in our purpose-built facilities. Your practical application of these skills will be tested as you undertake a sustained piece of software project work, and develop your research and development skills.

You will learn to use modern software tools and environments, allowing you to match these to the needs of commerce and industry using appropriate development methodology to provide high quality software solutions.

You can exit after Stage 1 with PgCert Information Technology.

You can exit after Stage 2 with PgDip Information Technology.

Entry Requirements

Normally a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent in any non-computing discipline. Applicants with a lower degree classification and / or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

Start Date

September, January


Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

Full time

Course Length

12 - 17 months


School of Computing

SCQF Level



Career Area

Computing and ICT

Career Sectors

Computer Skills

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