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.
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 Heriot-Watt 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 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.
We also offer the opportunity to visit our campuses throughout the year individually. 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. Interested in an individual tour on campus? Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.