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About the Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt is one of UK’s universities that are recognised internationally for its excellence in postgraduate research and excellence in engineering, science, business management, textile design, and languages. Heriot-Watt offers an excellent study environment for study at the postgraduate level and research. It is known for conducting research that is business an relevant to industry.

Postgraduate student body breakdown
Source: HESA, 2019

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2019

This University

40% Part Time
60% Full Time

All universities (avg)

47% Part Time
53% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2019


UK students


Non-UK students

Study level
Source: HESA, 2019

7,540 Undergraduate
3,105 Postgraduate

New students
Source: HESA, 2019


School leavers


Mature students

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