School of Mathematical & Computer Sciences

We are proud to be a flagship school of Heriot-Watt University, leading in research and research-led teaching.

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School of Mathematical & Computer Sciences

We are a team of leading academics in computer science and the mathematical sciences who attract researchers and students from all over the world.

We are strongly oriented towards research and advanced postgraduate programmes. Our research has been independently assessed as being of international or national excellence and we provide advanced learning in the core skills required for science, technology and industry.

We foster a challenging and developmental environment for our undergraduates who go on to excel in a diverse range of industries.

We were delighted to receive our Athena SWAN Bronze Award in October 2015.

Our research activities are both interdisciplinary and international in nature.  We continued to demonstrate the outstanding quality and impact of our research in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) assessment of research quality in the UK