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Studying at Heriot-Watt

Learn from leading academics at the forefront of their specialism, and work with peers who share the passion for your chosen subject.

Top 250

Heriot-Watt is ranked 235th in the world

QS World University Rankings 2024

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Top 30

We ranked in 28th place out of 123 UK universities for the overall student experience.

National Student Survey 2021