Please be aware that the course search feature is designed to act as a guide for those wishing to study in Scotland. For full course details include entrance criteria and full course description please visit each institutions own independent website.
University has five campuses: three in the UK - Edinburgh, the Scottish Borders, and Orkney - and campuses in Dubai and Malaysia. You can use our website for maps and directions to each campus.
Key facts & figures
As the eighth oldest Higher Education Institution in the UK, we have encouraged innovation since 1821.
Approximately 29,000 students study Heriot-Watt degrees in over 30 countries around the world.
We are ranked in the Top 30 out of 121 universities by the Guardian University Guide 2018.
The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 ranked Heriot-Watt University 9th in the UK for impact, with 82% of research ranked world-class.
We have campuses in the UK, Dubai and Malaysia. Heriot-Watt students can take advantage of our international campus locations by transferring to another location for a semester, a year or longer.
In 2016, our Edinburgh Campus became home to Oriam, Scotland’s Sports Performance Centre, a stunning £33 million purpose-built sports facility. This cutting-edge development transforms Heriot-Watt into the training hub for, among others, Scotland’s national football and rugby squads.