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Heriot-Watt University

Established 1966

Heriot-Watt University

Established 1966


Location: Edinburgh

Nearest Airport: Edinburgh Airport

Nearest Station: Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway


  • QS : 312
  • CUG : 34

Tuition Fees

Average tuition fee: 16812

Number of Students

Master’s degree students: 3005

International students: 36%

About Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University is a public research university based in Edinburgh, Scotland. It was established in 1821 as the School of Arts of Edinburgh, the world's first mechanics' institute, and subsequently granted university status by royal charter in 1966. It is the eighth oldest higher education institute in UK. The name Heriot-Watt was taken from Scottish inventor James Watt and Scottish philanthropist and goldsmith George Heriot.
Known for its focus on science and engineering, it is one of the 39 old universities in the UK comprising the second cluster of elite universities after Oxbridge.

Complete Course List

  • Business and management studies
  • Languages
  • Computer sciences and IT
  • Finance
  • Business analysis and management
  • Computer science
  • Software engineering
  • Data telecommunications and computer networks
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Mathematics
  • Marketing
  • Engineering
  • Hospitality and tourism
  • Social sciences
  • Environmental science and ecology
  • Biology and life sciences
  • Translating and Interpreting
  • Fashion design
  • Physics
  • Linguistics
  • Earth and ocean sciences
  • Geology
  • Electronic and electrical engineering
  • Civil engineering and construction
  • Social studies
  • Economics
  • Naval engineering
  • Marine biology
  • Planning and surveying
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Marketing and advertising studies
  • Accounting
  • Food sciences
  • Business and human resource management
  • Health sciences
  • Construction and the built environment
  • Logistics and supply chain management
  • Transport engineering and logistics
  • Quantity surveying
  • Architecture
  • Chemistry
  • Geography
  • Energy and environmental management
  • Psychology
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy
  • Banking and finance
  • Sports science
  • Chemical engineering
  • Art and design
  • Organisational psychology
  • Photography
  • Graphic design
  • Urban planning
  • Medicine and surgery
  • Marketing management
  • Interior design
  • Economics and development economics
  • Design management
  • Media studies and publishing
  • Energy and environmental engineering
Heriot-Watt University

55.9093851249, -3.3206825207

Postal Address

EH14 4AS
United Kingdom

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