Heriot-Watt is firmly focused on delivering a first class educational experience that equips you for life and career.
Our degrees are career focused and relevant to the needs of business and industry, which is why employers actively seek out our graduates.
A distinctive education
...students from Heriot-Watt University possess the necessary expertise and ambition to become the next generation of leaders and innovators...Lesley Kemp, Acergy Northern Europe and Canada
We think you’ll find studying at Heriot-Watt a career boosting experience. Our superb teaching and research facilities coupled with our practical, forward thinking programmes will help to prepare you for success in your chosen career.
You’ll enjoy a distinctive, high quality academic experience focused on developing your skills and knowledge to help you transition smoothly into the world of work at the end of your studies.
We offer many specialist programmes and all of our degrees are structured so that you can, as far as possible, customise them to suit your specific interests and career aspirations.
Links with business & industry
Heriot-Watt has impressed us with their passion for their students' success, pre and post graduation...Jack Shreyhane, Procter & Gamble UK
Heriot-Watt boasts first-rate links with business and industry. These important links are established through our Schools and the University generally, and will contribute to your educational experience here.
We are known for our excellent industrial placements and companies often approach us directly seeking students for work placements or employment.
Award-winning careers support
We will actively support you to launch your career. The University’s award winning Careers Advisory Service provides one of the most extensive and comprehensive careers education and professional development programmes of any higher education institution in the UK.