Be Future Made with Heriot-Watt
It's time to make your future.
Why choose Heriot-Watt?
2nd in the UK
We produce the most successful postgraduates in the country (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2023)
We're proud to be rated the 235th university in the world (QS World University Rankings 2024)
Since 1821 we've been specialists in business, STEM and design subjects.
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We are leaders in innovative online learning. We launched the world's first distance learning MBA and today offer a suite of online degrees.
We want to reassure European applicants of our commitment to you and everyone in our global community.
Get the career that’s perfect for you
We are rated as one of the top universities in the country for postgraduate outcomes for a reason: we produce the highest number of CEOs in the UK and almost 90% of our postgraduates are in employment or further study 15 months after graduation. As well as our global industry connections, we have an award-winning careers service that offers professional, impartial and life-long career advice. From help with application forms and CV's to practicing interview techniques – they are on hand to ensure you are fully equipped to kickstart your career.
Connected with industry
Our course content is informed by business and industry to ensure you have the right skills and knowledge to enter the workplace and hit the ground running right away. You will have the chance to work on live projects with global brands, network with peers and industry professionals, and gain experience that will ensure your CV stands out once you've graduated.
We're a global university with exciting locations in the UK, Dubai and Malaysia.
Our Edinburgh campus is set in stunning, spacious, green parkland close to the bustling city centre. You will have plenty of outdoor space to study and socialise in our beautiful, natural grounds. And you're just a short bus ride away from soaking up the cultural and historic atmosphere in our capital city, Edinburgh – giving you the best of both worlds.
We have another two campuses in the UK: Scottish Borders and Orkney - both unique places to study and live.
We have different types of on-campus accommodation to suit your needs.
A multi-million-pound investment programme has seen modern and improved student accommodation at our UK campuses. Living on our beautiful Edinburgh campus is a great way to meet others from all over the world and make lifelong friends.