United Kingdom
Heriot-Watt University
Heriot Watt University is a well-known public research university that was founded in 1821. HW has over 120 undergraduate programmes, 247 master's programmes, and 185 doctoral programmes. The university is well-known for its Design, Engineering, Life Science, and Business programmes.

Cost of attendance

The average annual cost of attendance for Undergraduate Programs is roughly 1,753,686 INR / Year, and the cost of attendance for Post Graduate Programs is around 1,778,469 INR / Year for overseas students. The amount may vary depending on the course chosen, the type of housing, and the candidate's personal spending habits.


At the HW University Edinburgh Campus, there are about 2000 homes available for UG and PG students. En suite rooms, ordinary rooms, and flats are all options for lodging. All of the residential halls are self-catering. Housing for UG and PG students is completely separate. Wifi, a laundromat, security, heating, bike storage, dining halls, a kitchen, and other amenities are available in the housing. The cost of on-campus accommodation for a self-catered room is £154.00 per week for a period of 50 weeks. UG students are assigned rooms for a period of 40 weeks, whilst PG students are assigned rooms for a period of 50 weeks. Off-campus housing costs between 650 and 850 pounds per month on average.

Acceptance rate

Heriot-Watt University's Edinburgh campus has about 29,000 students, with 20.6 percent coming from 150 different countries. Students with a decent academic record who match the entry standards can easily acquire admission to the university, which has a moderately selective acceptance rate of 70%.


Heriot-Watt University has three campuses in the United Kingdom and two international campuses in Dubai and Malaysia. The main campus is located in the United Kingdom, specifically in Edinburgh, the Scottish Borders, and Orkney. The 380-acre Edinburgh campus is home to 10,500 international students and staff, making it one of HW university's most diverse campuses. The school textiles and designs are housed on the Scottish Borders campus, which is fully equipped with specialised workshops, computer aided design suites, a museum, a library, and a gallery. The HW Dubai campus is home to 4000 students representing 150 different nationalities.


A Heriot-Watt University degree is professionally valued, with many of our programmes recognised by relevant professional groups and institutes. In the United Kingdom, their degrees are likewise certified and approved by Royal Charter.

Jobs and Placement

Graduates from Heriot-Watt University are offered some of the highest starting wages in the UK. In 2020, the university was ranked #35 in the United Kingdom (out of 131 universities) for its campus placements. Companies such as Cisco, Deloitte, KPMG, and IBM were among the top recruiters, offering Heriot-Watt business graduates beginning salaries ranging from 30,000 to 70,000 GBP.

QS Ranking

#270 in the world as per QS Global World Rankings in 2022.

The Ranking

# 501-600 in the world as per Times Higher Education rankings in 2022.

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