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Robert Gordon University

Aberdeen Business School

Profile Data from 2013
  • Program Cost
    $24,000
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
Garthdee Road
Aberdeen, , United Kingdom of Great Britain
Website

Aberdeen Business School is a leading provider of professional business education in the UK and is recognised both nationally and internationally for responding to the needs of industry. We work with over 1200 companies. The school provides Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral degrees. We have over 20 professional accreditations underpinning our focus on authentic practice based education. We are the most successful University in the UK for employability. Aberdeen is the Oil and Gas capital of Europe and we have many degrees servicing this sector including our leading MBA Oil and Gas Management degree.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    70%
  • Selectivity
    49%

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About Robert Gordon University

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 192
  • Median 180
  • Middle 80% 84 to 302
Admissions Selectivity
49% Aberdeen Business School 70% Average Across All Schools

Average GMAT Score
More Information
Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 0
49% 49.0
70% 70.0
570 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: No
Pre-MBA Careers
Finance / Accounting
8% 8
Consulting
5% 5
Petroleum / Energy
74% 74
Pharma / Health Care
3% 3
Government
2% 2
Manufacturing
2% 2
Technology
2% 2
Media / Entertainment
1% 1
Consumer Products
1% 1
Real Estate
0% 0
Non-Profit
0% 0
$105,000 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Schlumberger
  • Wood Group PSN
  • BG Group
  • Chevron
  • ENI

Tuition: Can I get in?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$24,000
Total Program Cost
  • Opportunity Cost $280,000
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$24,000
Total Program Cost
  • Opportunity Cost $280,000
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
$6,000 Average Scholarship Amount
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
9% 9
7% 7
Types of Aid Distributed
Institutional Scholarships
85% 85
Loans (private and government)
15% 15
Assistantships
0% 0
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Other
0%
Of first-year institutional scholarship recipients who received at least the same amount for the second year
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • Faculty from Full-Time program
  • Part-Time Faculty
  • Faculty with at least 5 years corporate experience
100% 100
10% 10
92% 92
Students in Core Classes
76 Aberdeen Business School 30 Average Across All Schools

Teaching Methods
  • Internet/Web-based delivery
  • Online forums
  • E-mail
  • Videoconferencing
  • Chat Rooms
  • Other
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Entrepreneurship
Top Areas of Study
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing
  • Transportation
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/PhD
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
  • Credits required for graduation 36
  • Program length (in months) 32
  • Average # of months to complete program 32
  • Six-Year completion rate 93%
  • Max time allowed to complete 60
  • Time limit for online courses Yes
  • Separate Full-Time MBA Yes
Time Classes Offered
  • Occasional week-long sessions, Via the Internet (unscheduled)
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?

37 Average age of student
Ethnicity of Students
White
70% 70
African American
20% 20
Hispanic
10% 10
Student Citizenship
Europe Free Trade Zone
43% 43
Africa
16% 16
Asia
11% 11
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
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