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Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University is a world renowned and pioneering university, with a global presence and highly employable graduates. Our taught programmes and research are informed by the needs of business and industry. We actively facilitate collaborations and partnerships, building strategic alliances and promoting knowledge transfer. We aim to find radical innovations for the benefit of society. 

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (56)
Journalism & Media (3)
Humanities (2)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)



  • We are proud that since our foundation in 1821 we have been outward-looking pioneers of education, in pursuit of knowledge to the benefit of society and the world. With our roots in Scotland, our ambition and reach are truly international. In the United Kingdom, we have campuses in Edinburgh, the Scottish Borders and Orkney. Heriot-Watt University also has campuses in Dubai and Malaysia.


  • Specialists in business, engineering, design and the physical, social and life sciences, we offer postgraduate courses that will provide you with the knowledge and skills to solve real world challenges. 


Our world-leading pioneering research focuses on major global challenges through significant international collaborations and connectivity to business. Our research is driven by leaders in their field, who are addressing such challenges and transforming lives.


Global companies actively seek out our work-ready graduates because our programmes are designed to ensure that students receive a relevant, career-orientated education. 

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.


Student services

  • As a current student of Heriot-Watt you have access to myHWU, the Heriot-Watt student portal, which connects you to everything that students need in order to study, all in one place.

Housing services

  • Our student accommodation is tailored to students' needs and priorities as well as providing space for you to meet and socialise.

Library services

  • Library information can be found within our Information Services.

ICT services

  • Information Services support research, learning, teaching and administrative activities by providing Library, Information and Learning Technology services to Heriot-Watt students and staff.

Medical services

  • We understand that health and wellbeing are important in helping you to make the most out of your time at the University. Staying healthy, both physically and mentally, means you can remain focused on your studies, achieve your full potential and enjoy the experience of being a student.

Student Life

Campus life

Our campuses are based in some of the world’s most inspiring locations in the UK, Dubai and Malaysia. Each offers superb facilities, safe surroundings and an international welcome. We have built connected and integrated learning environments close to the vibrant cities of Edinburgh, Dubai and Kuala Lumpur. 

Sports facilities

The Sports Union (SU) is the student-focused organisation that provides sport and exercise opportunities for Heriot-Watt students.

Students at our Edinburgh Campus can also take advantage of state-of-the-art sports facilities at ORIAM. 

Student clubs

Get involved with the Student Union and its many societies.


Many of our courses are accredited by leading professional bodies and organisations. Some courses additionally benefit from the support of industry advice ensuring course content is high quality, up-to-date and relevant to industry needs.

Student Reviews

Chemical engineering (Diploma) review
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

I joined there as a lateral entry student to the 2nd where that was 3 year course. Went through 4 semesters and academically the college life was pretty good. Now I'm waiting for the final semester result.

😄excellence and patience are my keywords
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

An excellent university but as all youngsters less socialisation

The perfect learning environment
Danny Bwalya rated 4 out of 5 stars

Very well equipped institution with up-to-date resources for research and facilities for sports and extra-curricular activities. Diverse study programs with highly experienced lecturers. a very conducive learning environment.

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

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