Student life at Heriot-Watt
Heriot-Watt University has always been a popular study destination for students from Greece. We normally have around 100 Greek students studying with us, the majority of whom are working towards a Master's degree.
Meet our graduates from Greece
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
We accept the Apolytirion of Lykeio from Greek students with the following grades for entry to Year 1:
School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society
- Architectural Engineering: 17 including Maths
- Biology: 17.5 including Maths or a Science at 17.5
- Civil and Structural Engineering: 17.5 including Maths at 17.5
- Construction Project Management and Quantity Surveying: 17
- Geography and Urban Studies: 17.5
School of Engineering and Physical Sciences
- Brewing and Distilling: 17 including Maths at 17.5 and either Chemistry or Biology at 17.5
- Chemical Engineering: 17 (BSc) / 17.5 (MChem) including Maths and Chemistry at 17.5 (all)
- Chemistry: 17 (BSc) / 17.5 (MChem). including Maths and Chemistry 17.5 (all)
- Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering: 17 (BSc) / 17.5 (MEng) including Maths and Physics 17.5 (all)
- Engineering (Combined) / Combined Studies: 17 including Maths 17.5 (all) and science to be studied at 17.5, and 18 in the language to be studied for all language routes.
- Mechanical Engineering: 17.5 (BSc) / 18.5 (MEng) including Maths and Physics at 18 (all)
- Physics: 17 (BSc) / 17.5 (MPhys) including Maths and Physics 17.5 (all)
School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences
- Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics: 19 including Maths at 19
- Computer Science: 17.5 (all). Computer Science/Software Engineering to include Maths at 17.5
School of Social Sciences
- Accounting: 17.5, Accelerated degrees 18.5 including one of Accountancy / Business / Economics / Maths at 18.5
- Business Management: 17.5, Accelerated degrees 18.5 including one of Accountancy / Business / Economics / Maths at 18.5
- Economics: 17.5, Accelerated degrees 18.5 including one of Accountancy / Business / Economics / Maths at 18.5
- Finance: 17.5, Accelerated degrees 18.5 including one of Accountancy / Business / Economics / Maths at 18.5
- Languages and Intercultural Studies: 17.5 including 18 in the language to be studied where A-level B / Higher A language is specified
- Psychology: 17.5
School of Textiles and Design
- Textiles and Design: Year 1: overall grade 17
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
Please refer to the table of school level English language grades for each country.
If you do not meet our English language requirements, you can apply to one of our academic English programmes, which are specifically designed to prepare you with the language and study skills needed for academic study.
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.