See what some of our Independent Distance Learning (IDL) graduates have to say about their experiences at Heriot-Watt and find out what they've gone on to achieve after their studies.

Brewing and Distilling

  • Eric Ryan graduated from the MSc in Brewing & Distilling in 2013. He now works for Irish Distillers as a Distillery Operator.

Building, Planning and Urban Design

  • Sebastian Flatau graduated from the MSc in Architectural Project Management with distinction in 2013. As chief architect he now leads a design team on a complex retail and office project in the heart of Hamburg.

Civil/Safety/Water Engineering

  • Teddy Tabanao from Manila in the Philippines, studies Safety, Risk and Reliability Engineering MSc on the distance learning program. 
  • Linda Cottrell graduated with an MSc in Safety, Risk and Reliability Engineering in 2012 and now works for Aker Solutions in Norway.

Construction Management and Surveying

  • Stefan Mordue graduated from the MSc in Construction Project Management in 2009. He is currently co-writing his first book on Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Health and Safety.

Psychology

  • Julian King graduated from the MSc Business Psychology programme in 2014. He now works as Manager, Performance and Career Development at Sidra Medical and Research Center in Qatar.

Real Estate

  • Andrew Marshall graduated from the MSc Real Estate Investment and Finance programme in 2014. He has worked with Standard Life Investments in Toronto since 2005 and is currently working as Vice President Investment Solutions.