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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.


Schools & focus

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.

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Fees & entry requirements

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.

Information on entry requirements can be found on our programme information pages. International qualifications can also be found on our country specific pages.

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Scholarships

A scholarship or bursary can help finance your student journey. Discover how to approach various bodies for support.

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Research strengths

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.

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Employability

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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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.

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Heriot-Watt University
Edinburgh
Scotland
EH14 4AS

Tel: +44 (0)131 449 5111

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Contact Info

Heriot-Watt University
Edinburgh
Scotland
EH14 4AS

Tel: +44 (0)131 449 5111

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