Named after the 17th century businessman and philanthropist, Robert Gordon University (RGU) aims to provide accessible education and enhanced opportunities to everyone across society. Today, this Scottish institution offers a wide range of courses across its 11 schools including online degrees as well as traditional taught courses in diverse subjects as Design, Management, Biomedical sciences, Architecture, and Engineering. In fact, it ranks 1st in the UK for food sciences and graduate prospects in pharmacy and pharmacology (The Times Good University Guide, 2018) and 1st for teaching quality in Architecture (The Times Good University Guide, 2018). Additionally, most of RGU’s undergraduate and graduate courses, such as the RIBA and ARB accredited Master of Architecture, carry professional accreditation from various bodies and combine theory with practical applications offering students a competitive edge in the job market.
Initially known as the Cambridge School of Arts, Anglia Ruskin University evolved in the past 160 years to become the four-campus institution it is today. With centers in Cambridge, Chelmsford, London and Peterborough, Anglia Ruskin University offers its students the chance to apply and enroll in a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate courses with a great focus on the Arts segments with courses such as fashion Design, Illustration and Animation, Professional Dance and Musical Theater to more science-focused courses such as Optometry and Medicine. Social Science courses such as Psychology and Criminology are also available.