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Heriot-Watt is one of the world's leading universities with strong links to business and industry. We are a truly international university with five global campuses, partners in over 100 countries and over 29,000 students worldwide.

Virtual Open Days

Looking to find out more about postgraduate opportunities with us? Why not join our Virtual Open Day? We hold live chats throughout the autumn and winter months where you can personally talk to student advisers, admissions staff and academics. Academics will represent various university programmes and they will be on hand to answer any questions about courses you may have.

It is also the chance to talk to current postgraduate students from across our main subjects. They will be available online to give you their first hand experiences of studying here. You can ask them direct questions about their studies, without even leaving your own house. Book your place for the upcoming Virtual Open Day on 29 November.

Register now for one of our Virtual Open Days:

Our students about Heriot-Watt

See for yourself what recent students have to say about their time at our great university. Or watch more on the HWU YouTube-channel

Globally employable graduates 

Our postgraduate degrees are all informed by the needs of business and industry. Our programmes are designed to deliver relevant career-orientated education. All of our research focuses on real world issues. That's why global companies actively seek out our graduates and 86% of of our postgraduates are in graduate-level jobs or further study within six months. 

Our profile

Our heritage dates back to 1821 since when our community of scholars has been developing transformational solutions to specific global problems. We are specialists in engineering, business and science and leaders in innovative global education for a future world. Read more about our profile.

Virtual tours

Explore our campuses in the UK, Dubai and Malaysia with our virtual tours. Visit our specialist facilities, accommodation and other exciting areas around the campuses.

International University of the Year 2018

Awarded by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide. Read more about our university rankings.

Postgraduate experiences

Watch more videos of our postgraduate students talking about their studies here.

Explore our courses

Find the perfect postgraduate degree for you.

Individual visits

We also offer the opportunity to visit our campuses throughout the year indivually. We are happy to arrange a personal guided tour to let you see our campus facilities. We will also try to arrange a meeting with a member of staff from your chosen subject area. Interest in an individual tour on campus? Please contact edu.liaison@hw.ac.uk.