Two students looking at single laptop
United Kingdom


We are specialists in business, engineering, design and the physical, social and life sciences – subjects which make a real impact on the world and society.

Search our programmes

Or browse all UK programmes >

Studying at Heriot-Watt

Learn from leading academics at the forefront of their specialism, and work with peers who share the passion for your chosen subject.

Highly Ranked

Heriot-Watt is ranked 256th in the world

QS World University Rankings 2025

Student life

We offer a vibrant student experience within a thriving and global environment.

Top in Scotland

We are ranked 1st in Scotland and 5th in the UK for amount spent on facilities.

The Complete University Guide 2025