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Heriot-Watt University
Edinburgh, Edinburgh
GBR
School
801
st
Global Rank
54
th
Regional Rank
235
th
QS Rank
725
th
U.S. News Rank
501
st
The Times Rank
About

Established in 1821, Heriot-Watt University is an internationally recognized public research institution in the UK. It offers a broad spectrum of undergraduate, postgraduate, and research courses in multiple disciplines and is globally ranked for its Civil Engineering, Oceanography, and Mathematics programs.

Heriot-Watt University is one of the oldest higher education institutions in the UK, with its main campus situated in South West Edinburgh, Scotland. Its Scottish Borders Campus in Galashiels is home to the university's School of Textile and Design. Heriot-Watt's Dubai Campus was the first British university to be set up in Dubai International Academic City. £35 million were invested in the Malaysian campus of Heriot-Watt University. Finally, the Heriot-Watt's Campus in Stromness, Orkney, is home to the International Centre for Island Technology (ICIT), a specialist arm of the School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society.

Heriot-Watt attracts brilliant minds from all over the world and is valued for its pioneering academic excellence and research. The institution’s notable alumni include former premiers of British Columbia - Gordon Campbell and Ujjal Dosanjh, the Vancouver Canucks NHL team owner, Francesco Aquilini, Prime Minister of Lesotho, Robert Turner, humanitarian and cancer research activist Terry Fox, and Pakalitha Mosisili, director at the Max Planck Institute. 

Accolades
    1. Heriot-Watt University ranks between “#351-400” in “World University Rankings 2022” by “Times Higher Education.”
    2. Heriot-Watt University ranks “#301” in “QS World University Rankings.”
    3. It is ranked “#508” in “Best Global Universities” by “U.S. News & World Report.
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Total Students
9733
Avg. Earnings After Graduation
Graduation Rate
International Students
Student
International
37 %
Student
National
63 %
Student Gender Distribution
Student
Male
60 %
Student
Female
40 %
Student Faculty Ratio
Student
Students
17
Student
Faculty
8
Accommodation for Undergrad
Available (On-Campus)
Accommodation for Grad
Available (On-Campus)
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Masters

Degree

1 years

Tenure

£20,350 GBP

Tuition Fee

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Masters

Degree

4 years

Tenure

£18,704 GBP

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Fees

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Note: All the costs mentioned below are average costs annually.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Can I get a scholarship at Heriot-Watt University if I am applying for an undergraduate course?

Applicants may be eligible to apply for an undergraduate scholarship after being accepted into the university. We recommend visiting Heriot-Watt’s official website for more information.

Can I change courses at Heriot-Watt University?

Students are allowed to change their course in the first three weeks of the semester given that the course they wish to pursue is available and they fulfill all its prerequisites.

Is Heriot-Watt University good in athletics?

Yes. The Sports Union at Heriot-Watt University is responsible for over 30 sports clubs!

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