Heriot-Watt's Chemistry and Economics programmes rated top in Scotland

Heriot-Watt's Chemistry and Economics degrees have been ranked top in Scotland by the Guardian newspaper university league table.

The Chemistry degree was also ranked 2nd out of all UK universities, while Economics was 4th in the UK.

The full list of Heriot-Watt degree programmes rated in the top 25% of all UK institutions is:

  • Psychology
  • Art & Design
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • Business & Management
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Modern Languages
  • Sports Science

Psychology and Art & Design were rated 2nd in Scotland.

Heriot-Watt also moved up the  Guardian University Guide 2012 league table to 27th out of 119 UK institutions.

Meanwhile another recent league table, the  Independent's Complete University Guide ranked Heriot-Watt's Art & Design and  Mathematics programmes 2nd in Scotland. Heriot-Watt was rated 4th in Scotland.