Heriot-Watt University

country rank  41
world rank  588

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University Overview

Established in 1966, Heriot-Watt University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of 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 and/or recognized by the Privy Council, Heriot-Watt University is a large (uniRank 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1966 Origins date back to 1821

University Location

Address Edinburgh Campus Riccarton
Edinburgh (population range: 250,000-499,999)
EH14 4AS Scotland
United Kingdom
T +44 (131) 449 5111
F +44 (131) 449 5153
Other locations Dubai

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office

+44 (131) 451 3376

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Heriot-Watt University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Privy Council


Year of first Accreditation

1966

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER)
  • Universities UK

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019