Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University is a public research university based in Edinburgh. 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 distinctive second cluster of elite universities after Oxbridge. Its Watt Club is the oldest alumni organisation in the UK. Heriot-Watt University was named International University of the Year in 2018 by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide.

Country:

  • United Kingdom

City:

  • Edinburgh
  • ,Galashiels
  • ,Orkney

Fall semester
application deadline:

May 31

Spring semester
application deadline:

October 31

Semester fees (30 ECTS):

From €6250/semester

Country:

  • United Kingdom

City:

  • Edinburgh
  • ,Galashiels
  • ,Orkney

Fall semester
application deadline:

May 31

Spring semester
application deadline:

October 31

Total semester fees (30 ECTS):

Starting from €6250/semester

Subjects available to free mover students

Accounting & Finance [English]Architecture [English]Art & Design [English]Biological Sciences [English]Business & Management Studies [English]Chemistry [English]Computer Science & Information Systems [English]Economics & Econometrics [English]Engineering Chemical [English]Engineering CiviI & Structural [English]Engineering Electrical & Electronic [English]Engineering Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing [English]Mathematics [English]Modern Languages [English]Physics & Astronomy [English]Psychology [English]Statistics & Operational Research [English]

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Rankings

Not satisfied with the information provided? Here you can find the most prominent ranking results for Heriot-Watt University

QS World University Rankings

301°

THE World University Rankings

351–400°

Academic Ranking of World Universities

701-800°

Center for World University Rankings

690°

CWTS Leiden Ranking

765°

Eduniversal palmes

3/5

U.S. News Best Global Universities Rankings

580°

Webometrics

420°

…of its broad subject areas, as provided by QS World University Rankings by Subject

Arts & Humanities

451-500°

Engineering & Technology

220°

Life Sciences & Medicine

Natural Sciences

329°

Social Sciences & Management

381°

…and of its single subjects that are available to free movers!

Accounting & Finance

201-250°

Agriculture & Forestry

Anatomy & Physiology

Anthropology

Archaeology

Architecture

Art & Design

Biological Sciences

501-550°

Accounting & Finance

201-250°

Agriculture & Forestry

Anatomy & Physiology

Anthropology

Archaeology

Architecture

Art & Design

Biological Sciences

501-550°

Business & Management Studies

251-300°

Business & Management Studies

251-300°

Chemistry

351-400°

Classics & Ancient History

Communication & Media Studies

Computer Science & Information Systems

351-400°

Dentistry

Development Studies

Earth & Marine Sciences

Chemistry

351-400°

Classics & Ancient History

Communication & Media Studies

Computer Science & Information Systems

351-400°

Dentistry

Development Studies

Earth & Marine Sciences

Economics & Econometrics

251-300°

Education & Training

Economics & Econometrics

251-300°

Education & Training

Engineering Chemical

151-200°

Engineering CiviI & Structural

101-150°

Engineering Electrical & Electronic

151-200°

Engineering Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing

151-200°

Engineering Mineral & Mining

English Language & Literature

Engineering Chemical

151-200°

Engineering CiviI & Structural

101-150°

Engineering Electrical & Electronic

151-200°

Engineering Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing

151-200°

Engineering Mineral & Mining

English Language & Literature

Environmental Sciences

Geography

History

Environmental Sciences

Geography

History

Hospitality & Leisure Management

Law

Library & Information Management

Linguistics

Materials Science

Hospitality & Leisure Management

Law

Library & Information Management

Linguistics

Materials Science

Mathematics

201-250°

Mathematics

201-250°

Medicine

Modern Languages

Nursing

Performing Arts

Pharmacy & Pharmacology

Philosophy

Physics & Astronomy

251-300°

Medicine

Modern Languages

Nursing

Performing Arts

Pharmacy & Pharmacology

Philosophy

Politics & International Studies

Psychology

Social Policy & Administration

Sociology

Sports-related Subjects

Statistics & Operational Research

Theology, Divinity & Religious Studies

Veterinary Science

Physics & Astronomy

251-300°

Politics & International Studies

Psychology

Social Policy & Administration

Sociology

Sports-related Subjects

Statistics & Operational Research

Theology, Divinity & Religious Studies

Veterinary Science

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