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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, 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.