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Heriot-Watt University

Rank: #43 out of 426
80% Recommended
  • Tuition Fees: £ 9000
  • Current Students: 6280
  • Male to Female (%): 64 : 36
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91% of all students studying full time


91% of past students are in work or further study

  • AVG. Grad Salary
  • 21000
  • Students In Halls
  • 1600
  • UG / PG Ratio
  • 56 : 44

University Summary

With a history dating back to 1821, Heriot-Watt University has established a reputation for world-class teaching and practical, leading-edge research, which has made us one of the top UK universities for business and industry.

We’re a vibrant, forward-looking university, well known for the quality of our degrees with employers actively seeking out our graduates.

Heriot-Watt is also Scotland’s international university with an unsurpassed international in-country presence. We deliver degree programmes to 11,800 students in 150 countries around the world. As well as our Edinburgh , Galashiels and Orkney campuses,  we have a campus in Dubai, a new Malaysia Campus opening in September 2014 and boast the largest international student cohort in Scotland.

Heriot-Watt University specialises in subjects across science, technology, engineering, business and design, with a particular focus on developing solutions to critical global issues, such as climate change and energy.

Heriot-Watt University is ranked in the top 3% of universities worldwide.


Notable Alumni

Lee Jones

Lee Jones studied at Heriot-Watt University, he is now a Scottish rugby union player, he primarily plays on the wing.

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