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Student life at Heriot-Watt

Heriot-Watt University has always been a popular study destination for students from Greece. We normally have around 100 Greek students studying with us, the majority of whom are working towards a Master's degree.

Popular programmes

Previous students from Greece have studied:

Meet our graduates from Greece
Entry requirements

These entry requirements are intended as a guide only. Please contact us or the School's admissions tutor to find out the actual requirements for the programme you want to study.


  • National Apolytirion with a minimum of 16/17 on average and a minimum of 16/17 in key subjects.
  • A foundation certificate in a relevant subject area with good results.
  • Advanced entry may be possible if you are transferring from a Greek TEI or university.


  • For most of our Masters level programmes we require a good first degree in a relevant subject.

English language requirements

If you do not meet our English language requirements, you can apply to one of our academic English programmes, which are specifically designed to prepare you with the language and study skills needed for academic study.

Tuition fees

Tuition fees are listed alongside each programme in the online prospectuses.

Tuition fees are higher for international students. If you are unsure what your residency status is, you can complete a fee status enquiry form, which allows us to assess whether you have a relevant connection to the UK that might positively influence your fee status.

Learn more about applying for student support in Scotland.

Scholarships & bursaries

At Heriot-Watt we believe that a university education is an investment in your future. That is why we offer a generous package of scholarships to encourage and support well qualified, ambitious students to come and study with us. See the full list of scholarships that you may be eligible to apply for.

Visa & immigration information

Because you are a European Economic Area (EEA) citizen, you can live and study in the UK without needing a visa. You will still need to provide a valid passport or national identity card in order to enter the UK.

Learn more about immigration rules for EEA citizens and Swiss nationals, including details on bringing your family to the UK.

You can also visit our International Student Advisors Office website for more information on studying in the UK.

Working in the UK

Because you are an EEA national student you can work in the UK without permission or restriction. Learn more about working in the UK.

You can also visit our Careers Advisory Service website for more guidance on employment during and after your studies.