Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

Edinburgh , United Kingdom
  • 85
    Acceptance Rate
  • 132
    Available Programs
  • 30000
  • 17000
    Average Cost
  • 95
    Employment Rate
  • Permit


The learning environment of Heriot-Watt seeks to offer you the very best in terms of study programmes which apply knowledge to real world challenges. The university has 6 Schools:

- Edinburgh Business School

- Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society

- Engineering and Physical Sciences

- Mathematical and Computer Sciences

- Social Sciences

- Textiles and Design

The very nature of a Heriot-Watt research-informed education ensures you will have the opportunity to develop leadership skills and confidence to be specialists in your chosen fields and professions. Global companies actively seek out graduates as they are work ready. 

Entry requirements


Year 1 entry

Good/excellent grades in the USE can be considered for year 1.

Lower grades may be considered if you have completed a Foundation Programme.

Year 2 entry

Good Diploma of Secondary Vocational Education (advanced level).

Scholarship & funding

Heriot-Watt University welcomes students from all over the world. International Undergraduate and Postgraduate Merit Awards are designed to help you fund your studies in Heriot-Watt. For more information 


Student life

Heriot-Watt University offers an active student life beyond your day to day studies. With a range of sports on offer, such as cricket, basketball, football, volleyball, table tennis and dragon boating, students can join their favourite sport and participate in Inter-University and league competitions.