International students

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.

About one third of the 7,800 students on our UK campuses are from countries outside the UK, bringing a real international flavour to our community.

Our campus in Dubai International Academic City brings high quality UK education within easy reach of students in the Gulf and beyond.

Our Malaysia campus is based in the modern city of Putrajaya which offers a great place to study and further your career goals

Our flexible study options allow you to gain a Heriot-Watt University qualification either by independent distance learning or through one of our Approved Learning Partners