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Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University is recognised throughout the world for the quality of its teaching and applied research capability

Heriot-Watt is one of the most culturally diverse centres of study in the UK. We have a long tradition of welcoming students from all over the world, and ours is the largest international student cohort of any Scottish University. We also have an unsurpassed international in-country presence, delivering degree programmes to 11,800 students in 150 countries around the world.


With campuses in Edinburgh, Galashiels, Orkney and Dubai our students and staff enjoy some of the finest study environments in the UK and abroad. We also have an unsurpassed international in-country presence delivering degree programmes to approximately 12,000 students in 150 countries around the world via our distance learning programmes and innovative Approved Learning Partner network which comprises 50 institutions in 35 countries.


The University is home to six Academic Schools and two Postgraduate Institutes. These include: the School of Life Sciences, School of Management and Languages, School of Textiles, School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, School of the Built Environment, School of Mathematics and Computer Science, the Edinburgh Business School and the Institute of Petroleum Engineering.

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