Baxters Talent Programme

                                           MSc Scholarship Opportunity


Do you want to undertake a specialised degree working closely with a multinational in the food industry?

If so, this opportunity is for you

Heriot-Watt’s School of Social Sciences is delighted to announce its ongoing collaboration with Baxters Food Group. Following successful completion of the first programme, Baxters is offering a full scholarship to four postgraduate applicants; one on each of the following MSc programmes:

What’s Included?

  • Full Payment of postgraduate MSc fees.
  • All travel costs associated with visiting Baxters premises.
  • Accommodation costs when undertaking projects at Baxter locations.


The programme will last 18 months and include 12 months taught programme and 6 months dedicated to working on company specific projects, including the MSc dissertation. The diagram below provides an overview of activities:

For full details, and how to apply, please email Elaine Collinson, Director of Postgraduate Programmes at and/or Steff Ashby – Recruitment at

You can read about our 2016/17 interns - Akshita Bajpal, Craig Imrie and Lisa Balestrieri - in this article.