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Heriot-Watt University - UK

Riccarton,Edinburgh,Scotland,EH14 4AS


Overview


Located in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, the Heriot Watt University is a public university. It was established as the worlds first mechanics institute in 1821. It gained full university status in 1966 by Royal Charter.In 2011, Heriot-Watt was named as the Sunday Times Scottish University of the Year 2011-2012, with the paper emphasizing the employability of the institution's graduates. In 2014, it was ranked 13th in the UK and 2nd in Scotland by the Guardian University League Table. 


CAMPUS

The university currently has 5 campuses. Its main campus is located in Riccarton in Edinburgh. Other campuses are:
  • Scottish Borders Campus
  • Satellite campus in Dubai
  • Temporary campus in Putrajaya, Malaysia
  • Campus in Stromness, Orkney

    COURSES

    The university offers various undergraduate and postgraduate courses such as:
    • Architectural Engineering
    • Robotics
    • Autonomous and Interactive Systems
    • Brewing and Distilling
    • Languages and Intercultural Studies
    • Fashion Technology
    • Psychology

    NOTED ALUMNI

    • Adam Crozier - Chief Executive of ITV
    • Gary Younge - Writer and Journalist
    • Ross Jamison - Hong Kong racing driver
    • John Thomson - Pioneering photographer

    SCHOLARSHIPS

    The university provides a number of scholarships in the following categories:
    • Undergraduate Scholarships
    • Postgraduate Taught Scholarships
    • Postgraduate Research Scholarships
  • Courses Offered

    Structural Engineering with Architectural Design BEng (Hons)

    Bachelors | Full Time (4 years)

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    Marine Biology BSc (Hons)

    Bachelors | Full Time (4 years)

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    Water Technology and Desalination MSc

    Masters | Distance / Online (1 year)

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    Economics and Marketing MA (Hons)

    Bachelors | Full Time (4 years)

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    Mathematical Biology PhD

    Masters | Full Time (Variable - to suit the learner)

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    Mathematics with Spanish BSc (Hons)

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