A warm welcome to our global community

Wherever you choose to study with Heriot-Watt University, you'll find the same high quality research-informed teaching, industry and business focused programmes and campuses with great facilities.

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Heriot-Watt programmes are highly regarded around the world, with a strong focus on business, engineering, design and the physical, social and life sciences. You'll see from our rankings that Heriot-Watt leads the way for its international outlook and high proportion of international students.

Hear what some of our international students think of Heriot-Watt, Edinburgh and life in Scotland.

If you can't make it to visit us in the UK, Dubai or Malaysia, you can use our virtual tours to explore our campuses. 

Study in the UK

About a third of the students on our UK campuses are from countries outside the UK, bringing a real international flavour to our community.

Study in your own country

Our flexible study options allow you to gain a Heriot-Watt University qualification either by independent distance learning or through one of our Approved Learning Partners

Study in Dubai

Our campus in Dubai International Academic City brings high quality UK education within easy reach of students in the Gulf and beyond.

Study in Malaysia

Our Malaysia campus is based in the modern city of Putrajaya which offers a great place to study and further your career goals

Academic English

Students coming to our UK campuses or our Malaysia Campus can prepare to successfully study in English through our English for University Study and Pre-sessional English programmes.