We are a vibrant, forward-looking university offering a high quality learning experience and a welcoming and friendly environment. With an international reputation for innovative education, enterprise and leading edge but practical research, we are one of the leading UK universities for business and industry. We educate the technologists, professionals and thinkers of tomorrow and our graduates are highly sought after by employers.
We are specialists in business, engineering, design and the physical, social and life sciences – subjects which make a real impact on the world and society. We have a range of schools at Heriot Watt visit our website for more information on our programmes.
How to finance your education is, understandably, a big issue for students considering studying at university. We can help you to plan ahead and estimate the cost of your tuition fees as well as explore a number of options available to help support you financially while you study. More information can be found on our website.
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We are a forward thinking, research focused university, with world leading expertise in science, engineering, business management, languages and design. We are renowned for our applied and technological research and for our industry-oriented, collaborative work. Find out more about the areas of research we focus on.
Employers around the world actively seek out our graduates. This is because they are work ready. All our degrees are career focused and relevant to the needs of business and industry.
We are known for our applied teaching and research, informed and shaped by real world needs and over 95% of our graduates are in full-time employment or further study within 6 months of graduation. Heriot-Watt boasts extensive links with business and industry. We are also known for our excellent industrial placements and companies often approach us directly seeking students for work placements or employment.
Hear what some of our recent graduates had to say about their experiences at Heriot-Watt and find out what they've gone on to achieve after their studies.
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