Guardian University League Tables 2017 announced



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As a leading business and science University, Heriot-Watt has been recognised for the quality of its courses aimed at professional careers.

Five subjects in the UK Top 10

We are ranked 2nd in the UK for Building and Town & Country Planning, 3rd for Accounting and Finance, and we are also in the top 10 for Economics, Physics, and Fashion & Textiles.

Ten subjects ranked 1st or 2nd in Scotland

The University has four subjects ranked 1st in Scotland:

  • Building and Town & Country Planning
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Economics

We are ranked 2nd in five subjects: Business, Management and Marketing, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Fashion & Textiles and Physics.

Overall the University was ranked fourth in Scotland after St Andrews, Edinburgh and Glasgow in the Guardian University League Tables 2017.

More information

View the Guardian University League Tables 2017.