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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. Each year we welcome small numbers of students from Singapore to our Scottish Campuses onto both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

Popular programmes

Previous students from Singapore 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.

Santander Scholarships

Six Santander Scholarships, valued at £5,000 each, are available to support students enrolling on a taught Masters programme in September 2016 at any Heriot-Watt University campus.

Entry requirements

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

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.


  • A-Levels or IB as listed throughout the online prospectus.
  • Students with HND qualifications will be eligible for direct entry to 2nd or even 3rd year of a degree programme.  Email the International Office to check which point of entry you are eligible for.
  • Chinese High School Leaving certificate - 70% or above.


  • A bachelors degree in a relevant subject (2nd class or above).

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.

View our range of scholarships to study at Heriot-Watt.

Our representatives in Singapore

We work with approved representatives in Singapore who can help you apply and enrol on your chosen programme. Find your nearest representative

Visa and immigration information

Please see our International Student Advisors Office (ISAO) website for information and guidance on: