How to apply
If you would like to apply to study at Heriot-Watt as a visiting student, you should first obtain authorisation from your home institution.
You can now submit an application through our Online Portal. You will be asked to upload a course selection form, as well as your transcript and a copy of your passport. If you have any questions regading the application process please get in touch with the Visiting Student team firstname.lastname@example.org.
We're happy to consider applications supplied through third-party providers. Please make sure that this is stated on the application form.
Scottish Campus application deadlines
|Semester 1 (Fall)||30 April|
|Semester 2 (Spring)||15 October|
Late applications can normally be considered.
Take a look at our academic calendar for more details on semester dates.
We require applicants from the US to have a 3.0/4.0 GPA for direct entry as a non-graduating student.
English language requirements
If English is not your first language, you will require IELTS 6.0 or 6.5 to gain admittance to Heriot-Watt programmes. If you are below this level please contact us for advice.