Computer Science is highly rated at Heriot-Watt: we are ranked 12th in the UK by The Guardian league tables (2016) and we are consistently rated in the top third of computer science departments in the UK for our research and teaching quality.

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We conduct world leading and internationally recognised research across the spectrum of computer science enabling us to adopt a research-led approach to our teaching.

As a founder member of the Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance, which brings together the top computing departments in Scotland, we provide an enriched research environment for our graduates.

We offer advanced, specialist and interdisciplinary programmes, some with topical options for science, engineering and maths graduates, all of which are accredited by the British Computer Society.

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