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Heriot-Watt University

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THE World Ranking: 251

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Overview

Founded in 1821, The Heriot-Watt University has 4 main campuses: 3 in Scotland, Edinburgh and a campus in Dubai. The Orkney Campus in Stromness is home to 10,000 students. The University is organised into the following schools: School of the Built Environment, School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, School of Life Sciences, School of Management and Languages, School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, School of Textiles and Design, Edinburgh Business School and Institute of Petroleum Engineering.

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Hotcourses Diversity Index (What is this?)

DIVERSITY INDEX
Source: HESA

137 International student nationalities at this university

FEEL AT HOME INDEX
Source: HESA

1.94% International students from USA

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020
Source: THE

251

OVERALL SCORE

46.9%

TEACHING

28.4%

INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK

94%

INDUSTRY INCOME

42%

RESEARCH

26.7%

CITATIONS

75.2%
QS World University Rankings 2021
Source: QS

301

Student life in numbers

COSTS PER YEAR
LIVING COSTS

£8,500

CAMPUS ACCOMMODATION

£5,760

AVERAGE TUITION FEE PER YEAR

UNDERGRADUATE

£17,280

POSTGRADUATE

£18,210

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93% of reviewers recommend Heriot-Watt University

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Anonymous, India 4

HWU

Understand that your social life will not completely be based upon university as if you choose to stay in the city centre you will be at least 30 mins from university

Understand that your social life will not completely be based upon university as if you choose to stay in the city centre you will be at least 30 mins from university

Anonymous 5

Great academic reputation

I was worried about the acceptance of my distance learning degree, but it was accepted without question by my fortune 100 employer and it was sufficient to gain me admission into an Oxford MSc program. There is no better endorsement than that!

I was worried about the acceptance of my distance learning degree, but it was accepted without question by my fortune 100 employer and it was sufficient to gain me admission into an Oxford MSc program. There is no better endorsement than that!