Be Future Made with Heriot-Watt

It's time to make your future.

Why choose Heriot-Watt?

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2nd in the UK

We produce the most successful postgraduates in the country (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2023)

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Top 250

We're proud to be rated the 235th university in the world (QS World University Rankings 2024)

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Boost your career

We produce the highest percentage of CEOs and Managing Directors in the UK. (Novuna 2023)

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Get the career that’s perfect for you

We are rated as one of the top universities in the country for postgraduate outcomes for a reason: we produce the highest number of CEOs in the UK and almost 90% of our postgraduates are in employment or further study 15 months after graduation. As well as our global industry connections, we have an award-winning careers service that offers professional, impartial and life-long career advice. From help with application forms and CV's to practicing interview techniques – they are on hand to ensure you are fully equipped to kickstart your career.

Your career

Connected with industry

Our course content is informed by business and industry to ensure you have the right skills and knowledge to enter the workplace and hit the ground running right away. You will have the chance to work on live projects with global brands, network with peers and industry professionals, and gain experience that will ensure your CV stands out once you've graduated.


Fees and funding

We are committed to attracting high-calibre postgraduate students with a variety of scholarships. We are able to answer any questions you may have about the funding of your studies at

Fees and funding


We're a global university with exciting locations in the UK, Dubai and Malaysia.

Our Edinburgh campus is set in stunning, spacious, green parkland close to the bustling city centre. You will have plenty of outdoor space to study and socialise in our beautiful, natural grounds. And you're just a short bus ride away from soaking up the cultural and historic atmosphere in our capital city, Edinburgh – giving you the best of both worlds.

We have another two campuses in the UK: Scottish Borders and Orkney - both unique places to study and live.

UK campuses


We have different types of on-campus accommodation to suit your needs.

 A multi-million-pound investment programme has seen modern and improved student accommodation at our UK campuses. Living on our beautiful Edinburgh campus is a great way to meet others from all over the world and make lifelong friends.

Postgraduate accommodation

International students

A third of the student population at Heriot-Watt is international, creating a unique environment for learning and networking.

International students

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