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Student life at Heriot-Watt

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

Popular programmes

Previous students from Luxembourg have studied:

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

  • School of Maths and Computer Science: Diplôme d'Etudes Secondaires Actuarial Science Year 1: average of 50 with 50 in Mathematics; Computer Science and Mathematics Year 1: average of 45 with 45 in Mathematics.
  • School of Life Sciences: Biology Year 1: Average of 48 or above to include a science subject at 48; Psychology Year 1: Average of 48 or above to include mathematics at 48
  • School of Social Sciences: Year 1: overall mark of 50.
  • School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society: Year 1: Complete and Pass with an average of 48 (including 48 in Mathematics and a Science/Engineering subject for AE/CSE); Year 2: Complete and Pass with an average of 52 (including 52 in Mathematics and a Science/Engineering subject for AE/CSE).
  • School of Textiles and Design: Year 1: Overall mark of 35.
  • School of Engineering and Physical Sciences: Please contact the School for entry requirements.

English language requirements

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

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.