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At Heriot-Watt University we offer degrees that are career focused and relevant to the needs of business and industry, which is why 95% of our graduates are in full-time employment or further study within 6 months of graduation. Call us on, 0131 322 3222.


Get in touch

If you're looking to discuss Clearing opportunities at Heriot-Watt University then call our Clearing helpline which is open now on, 0131 322 3222.

Alternatively, we will be answering any and all questions about studying with us, or living in Edinburgh, on our Whatsapp, or Group Chat, which will be open at 7am on 16 August 2018.


Connect with us through our Whatsapp number and you'll be able to have a 1-on-1 chat with one of our Clearing Advisors. They will be able to answer any question you have about Edinburgh, Heriot-Watt University, or the Clearing process.

Our contact number is +44 7702 960983, we'll be answering your messages from 7am on the 16th August 2018 (A-level results day).

Group Chat

Join us for a Group Chat for all things Heriot-Watt. If you have any questions let our staff and current students give you the answers your after.

Why choose Heriot-Watt?

Top UK Ranking

Ranked 35th in the UK (The Complete University Guide 2019) and Top 40 in the UK out of 127 universities (The Times/The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018)


95% of our graduates are in employment or further study within 6 months of graduation.

Sports Performance Centre

Our purpose-built sports facility will support you to develop your full potential as an athlete, making our Edinburgh Campus a vibrant place of high-level sport.


Visit the Campus

Visiting the campus offers the perfect opportunity to meet some of our current students and staff, and hear about how exciting and rewarding the student experience is at Heriot-Watt University.

We have many fantastic degrees on offer. Explore our undergraduate study options.

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Campus Tours

Our Clearing Campus Tours are for undergraduate applicants who are planning to commence their studies with us in 2018.  We have many campus tours planned before university begins. Register for one of our Campus Tours.

Virtual Tours

Our Virtual Tours offer prospective students the chance to see our UK and International campuses, without attending one of the campus tours.


Scholarships and funding

We know that financing your studies is an important consideration which is why we offer a range of scholarships and bursaries that you do not need to repay.

Scholarships are awarded for academic merit and personal achievement, while our bursaries are based on income, background and personal circumstances. We disburse £19 million a year in fee and stipend scholarships to individuals who qualify.

Find out more about financial support and tuition fees.

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100s of students supported

Heriot-Watt supports students from the UK and overseas, with a generous suite of scholarships and bursaries.

£19 million worth of scholarships and bursaries

72 brand new Heriot-Watt scholarships launched in 2017


Flexible Study Options

Scottish degree programmes are designed to include 4 years of study however at Heriot-Watt University many students have the opportunity to complete their Honours degree over 3 years.

Year 1

Every year around 10% of students get into university through clearing.  It can help applicants without a place find suitable vacancies on higher education courses.

More information can be found at the UCAS Clearing website.

If you've done better than expected, well done! You could be eligible to apply through the Adjustment process, which allows you to reconsider your options, while holding onto your original Unconditional Firm offer.

More information can be found at the UCAS Adjustment website.

Year 2

If you have a Year 1 offer and your results were better than expected - well done! You could opt to start in Year 2 and accelerate your degree.

You will still be able to experience all the fun of being a fresher, your accommodation is guaranteed (NB apply by 22 August 2018) and you complete your degree in three years.

Clearing Enquiry Form

Fill in this form and you'll hear from us about Clearing.