Our heritage dates back to 1821 since when our community of scholars has been developing transformational solutions to specific global problems. We are specialists in engineering, business and science and leaders in innovative global education for a future world. As one of the most progressive and international institutions based in Scotland, you will have the opportunity to thrive, both personally and academically during your time with us.
95% of Heriot-Watt students are in employment or further study within six months of graduation and we are ranked joint 17th in the UK and 1st in Scotland for graduate salaries. (TheTimes/Sunday Times Good University Guide 201
The very nature of a Heriot-Watt 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 our graduates as they are work-ready
Our learning environment seeks to offer you the very best in terms of study programmes, which apply knowledge to real-world challenges. We are ranked 301st in the world (QS World University Rankings 2019/20) and 29th in the UK (The Complete University Guide 2021).