Edinburgh is the UK's second largest financial hub and our links with the sector give our finance degrees a strong industry focus.

We encourage students to operate with an international outlook and prepare them to prosper in a global financial environment. 

EBS Business UG

Be FutureMade in Finance


Our degree programmes are continually evolving to ensure they prepare graduates for employment in the financial sector. Our Bloomberg Accredited programmes are particularly suited to those seeking entry into the banking or investment management sectors. 

Many graduates have launched successful careers in the banking and finance divisions of national and international corporations

Be FutureMade


Bloomberg Suite

Our state-of-the-art Bloomberg Suite is home to 16 professional-standard Bloomberg Trading Terminals and students can enhance their employability in finance and investment management through curricular and extra-curricular learning opportunities.

Our Bloomberg Suite provides access to live financial data from global markets and organisations. Integrating the use of Bloomberg Terminals into our teaching develops professionally relevant skills in data analysis, financial reporting, financial risk management and financial modelling.

Bloomberg Suite
"Four challenging yet rewarding years introduced me to a broad range of interesting financial and business perspectives. Studying in a city like Edinburgh provides the best framework for learning – knowledge lies deep in the walls."

Kristian Nilsen (Finance Graduate, 2019) ,
Analyst at DNB Oslo, Norway

Investment Society

Investment Society

The student-run Investment Society gives all Heriot-Watt University students the opportunity to understand the complex world of finance. They host regular professional and social events and produce Capital House Magazine on financial and economic matters.

Investment Society
IBM Malaysia

Go Global - See the world with Finance

Study your degree across Edinburgh, Dubai and Malaysia. 

Finance students can take advantage of the Go Global option to study at Heriot-Watt University campuses in Edinburgh, Dubai and Malaysia during their degree programme for one semester or more.