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Student life at Heriot-Watt

We pride ourselves on being an international university and international students make up about one third of our student population.

Student societies

Heriot-Watt students are able to join in with over 50 student societies through which they can participate in different activities from academic societies through sports and interest groups such as drama and music among other things.

Entry requirements

These entry requirements are intended as a guide only. Please contact us or the School's admissions tutor to find out the actual requirements for the programme you want to study.

For more details on our application process, get help with your application.

Please note - the number of places we are able to offer to Undergraduate students from EU countries is limited owing to the cap on places funded by the Scottish Government. As such, the entry requirements given below are minimum requirements and no guarantee of a place.

These entry requirements are intended as a guide only. Please contact us or the School's admissions tutor to find out the actual requirements for the programme you want to study.

Undergraduate entry requirements

Greek-Cypriot system

We accept the Apolytirion of Lykeio + either 2 A-Levels or 2 Pancyprian exams with the following scores for Year 1.

School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society
School of Engineering and Physical Sciences
  • Brewing and Distilling: 17 Must also incl. Maths and either Chemistry / Biology with 17.5 in Pancyprian exams, or A-level BC / CB to include Maths and either Chemistry / Biology
  • Chemical Engineering: 17 (BSc) / 17.5 (MChem). Must also incl. Maths and Chemistry with 17.5 in Pancyprian exams, or A-level Maths and Chemistry BC / CB
  • Chemistry: 17 (BSc) / 17.5 (MChem). Must also incl. Maths and Chemistry with 17.5 in Pancyprian exams, or A-level Maths and Chemistry BC / CB
  • Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering: 17 (BSc) / 17.5 (MEng). Must also incl. Maths and Physics with 17.5 in Pancyprian exams, or A-level Maths and Physics BC / CB
  • Engineering (Combined) / Combined Studies: 17 Must also incl. Maths and Science to be studied with 17.5 in Pancyprian exams, or A-level Maths and Science at BC / CB Pancyprian exam 18 or A-level B in the language to be studied for all language routes.
  • Mechanical Engineering: 17.5 (BSc) / 18.5 (MEng). Must also incl. Maths and Physics with 18 in Pancyprian exams, or A-level Maths and Physics BB
  • Physics: 17 (BSc) / 17.5 (MPhys). Must also incl. Maths and Physics with 17.5 in Pancyprian exams, or A-level Maths and Physics BC / CB
School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences
  • Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics: 19 and either 19 in 2 Pancyprian exams including Maths or A-Levels AB including Maths at A
  • Computer Science:
    • Computer Science/Software Engineering 17.5 and either 17.5 in 2 Pancyprian exams including Maths or A-Levels BC including Maths at B
    • Computer Systems/Information Systems: 17.5 and either 17.5 in 2 Pancyprian exams or A-Levels BC
School of Social Sciences
  • Accounting: 17.5 incl. either 17.5 in 2 Pancyprian exams, or A-level BC / CB. Accelerated degrees 18.5 incl. either 2 Pancyprian exams at 18.5 or A-levels AB. Pancyprian exams / A-level subjects must include one of Accountancy / Business / Economics / Maths.
  • Business Management: 17.5 incl. either 17.5 in 2 Pancyprian exams, or A-level BC / CB. Accelerated degrees 18.5 including one of Accountancy / Business / Economics / Maths at 18.5
  • Economics: 17.5 incl. either 17.5 in 2 Pancyprian exams, or A-level BC / CB. Accelerated degrees 18.5 incl. both Maths and one of Accountancy / Business / Economics at 18.5 in Pancyprian exams OR AB A-level incl. Maths and one of Accountancy / Business / Economics.
  • Finance: 17.5 incl. either 17.5 in 2 Pancyprian exams, or A-level BC / CB. Accelerated degrees 18.5 including one of Accountancy / Business / Economics / Maths at 18.5
  • Languages and Intercultural Studies*: 17.5. incl. minimum 17.5 in 2 Pancyprian exams, with 18 in the language to be studied where A-level B / Higher A language is specified. OR 17.5 plus A-levels BC with B in the language to be studied where A-level B / Higher A language is specified.
  • Psychology: 17.5 incl. either 17.5 in 2 Pancyprian exams, or A-level BC / CB.

*Single language, dual languages, beginners and advanced courses are offered, please refer to the webpage of your preferred language course for more information.

School of Textiles and Design
  • Textiles and Design: 17 and either 17 in 2 Pancyprian exams or A-Levels CC. Please note most programmes also require a portfolio interview.

Turkish-Cypriot system

We accept the Lise Diplomasi + 2 A-Levels for Year 1. Please refer to the webpage of your preferred course for the required A-level subjects

Postgraduate entry requirements

For most of our Masters level programmes we require a good first degree, in most cases the equivalent to an Upper Second Class Honours degree from a recognised university, in a relevant subject area.

English language requirements

Tuition fees

Tuition fees are listed alongside each programme in the online prospectuses.

Tuition fees are higher for international students. If you are unsure what your residency status is, you can complete a fee status enquiry form, which allows us to assess whether you have a relevant connection to the UK that might positively influence your fee status:

Learn more about applying for student support in Scotland.

Scholarships and bursaries

At Heriot-Watt we believe that a university education is an investment in your future. That is why we offer a generous package of scholarships to encourage and support well qualified, ambitious students to come and study with us. See the full list of scholarships that you may be eligible to apply for.

Visa and immigration information

As an EEA national, there is no requirement for you to obtain a visa to come to the UK. There is the option to apply for a registration certificate to prove your right to live in the UK; however, it is not essential for you to obtain this. Further information can be found on the UKVI website.

All EEA and Swiss national students can work in the UK.For more information, please refer to our 'Working in the UK' webpage.

Key information

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