Pre-sessional English students from China in front of the Forth Rail Bridge at South Queensferry

50% discount on Pre-sessional Academic English courses

Learn how to study effectively at Heriot-Watt with a Pre-sessional Academic English course. Successful progression to your Heriot-Watt degree in the same academic year attracts a discount of 50% of your Pre-sessional fee.

English for University study

English and study preparation programmes (lasting two semesters) can help you make a successful transition to undergraduate or postgraduate taught study.

Preparation for Postgraduate Research

One-semester English for University Study programmes, starting in September or January to orient you to the expectations of the research community you plan to join.

Academic Skills

Academic Skills workshops and individual consultations are available during your degree programme to help you perform to the best of your ability.

Pre-sessional English

Build your confidence in English by taking a pre-sessional Academic English course before your degree programme, enabling you to perform to the best of your ability at university.