Heriot-Watt Online

Earn while you learn. Online programmes designed to enhance your career.

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Why choose Heriot-Watt?

A pioneer of online learning to professionals for over 20 years, we offer a wide range of specialist programmes.

Top 10

We are ranked in the top 10 universities in the UK and 1st in Scotland for research impact.

Research Excellence Framework 2014

Our online programmes are running as normal during the COVID-19 pandemic except for some changes to exams and assessments.

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As a Heriot-Watt Online student you’re able to work at your own pace and choose when and where you study.


There are over 8,000 students from 135 countries studying our online programmes.