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Course catalogue for visiting students

As a visiting student, you can choose a combination of courses from across any of our six academic Schools.

For detailed information on the courses that are available, contact Colin Johnston on VisitingStudents@hw.ac.uk, International Recruitment Officer, or view the course lists for each academic School:

School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure & Society

The School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society's (formerly the School of the Built Environment) academic disciplines are: Architectural Engineering, Civil and Structural Engineering, Construction Management and Surveying, and Urban Studies.

School of Engineering & Physical Sciences

The School of Engineering & Physical Sciences' academic disciplines are: Chemical Engineering, Electrical Electronic & Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Physics.

School of Life Sciences

The School of Life Sciences' academic disciplines are: Biology (Brewing and Distilling, Cell and Molecular, Food and Beverage, Human Health, and Microbiology) and, Psychology

School of Management & Languages

The School of Management & Languages' academic disciplines are: Accountancy and Finance, Economics, Languages and Intercultural Studies, and Business Management.

If you are applying to join the Languages (Translation & Interpreting) Programme then the School of Management & Languages has additional exchange student programme guidance for you (including information about studying languages at Heriot-Watt, the courses available, and how to register for the new academic year).

School of Mathematical & Computer Sciences

The School of Mathematical & Computer Sciences' academic disciplines are: Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics, Computer Science, and Mathematics.

School of Textiles & Design

The School of Textiles & Design's academic disciplines for visiting students are Design for Textiles (Fashion, Interior, Art), Fashion Technology, Fashion (including Menswear, Womenswear), Fashion Communication and Fashion Marketing and Retailing.