Heriot-Watt rises to 13th in the Guardian league table

13th in the UK

Heriot-Watt has risen to 13th place out of 116 institutions in the new Guardian university league tables, up from 18th position last year, and is second in Scotland, behind St Andrews.

Top in the UK for two subjects

In the subject area tables, Heriot-Watt is ranked top in the UK for two of our sixteen subjects:

  • Chemistry (up from 2nd last year)
  • Civil Engineering (up from 3rd).

Six subjects ranked high in the UK

We are also in the top 5 in the UK for:

  • Accounting & Finance (2nd)
  • Building and Town & Country Planning (2nd)
  • Business, Management & Marketing (4th),
  • Physics (5th)

Two further subjects in the UK top ten:

  • Chemical Engineering, (8th)
  • Mathematics (10th).

Top in Scotland for six subjects

We are ranked 1st in Scotland for six subjects:

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Building and Town & Country Planning
  • Chemistry,
  • Chemical Engineering,
  • Civil Engineering
  • Economics

In addition, we are ranked 2nd in Scotland for three subjects:

  • Business Management & Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

More information

The full tables and further information can be found here