Heriot-Watt is in the UK’s top 20 universities out of 119 institutions in the Guardian University league tables and is second in Scotland, after St Andrews.
Five subjects in the top five
We are 2nd in the UK for Civil Engineering and 3rd for Electronic and Electrical Engineering and Accounting and Finance. Also ranked in the top five are Building and Town and Country Planning and Economics.
Ten subjects in the top twenty
Alongside the top five subjects we have five others in the UK top twenty:
- Mechanical Engineering
- Computer Science & Information Systems
- Business, Management and Marketing
- Chemical Engineering
Top in Scotland for five subjects
We are ranked 1st in Scotland for five subjects:
- Accounting & Finance
- Building and Town & Country Planning
- Civil Engineering
- Electronic & Electrical Engineering
In addition, we are ranked 2nd in Scotland for four subjects:
- Business Management & Marketing
- Chemical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering.