Heriot Watt University Website


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Heriot Watt University Website

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        The University is one of the oldest Higher Education institutions in the United Kingdom and the second oldest in Edinburgh, and was the world’s first Mechanics’ Institute. Founded in 1821 to provide technical education for the working classes, the School of Arts grew from a room in Edinburgh’s Old Town to Scotland’s most international University.

Heriot-Watt is a global university with strong, abiding links across Europe and the rest of the world. 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.

Established in 1821, Heriot-Watt University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the small city of Edinburgh (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Scotland. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Dubai. Officially accredited/recognized by the Privy Council, Heriot-Watt University is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Heriot-Watt University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

Heriot Watt University Website

Heriot-Watt University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

EH14 4AS Scotland
United KingdomPopulation range250,000-499,999+44 (131) 449 5111+44 (131) 449 5153Other locationsDubai


GENDER ADMISSIONGender Admission Men and Women (coed)
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTSInternational Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Phone+44 (131) 451 3376

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Heriot-Watt University‘s Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.