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Heriot-Watt University, located in Edinburgh, Scotland, is one of the top UK universities for business and industry. The University offers undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society; Engineering and Physical Sciences; Life Sciences; Management and Languages; Mathematical and Computer Sciences; and Textiles and Design.

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School Description

Heriot-Watt University’s history dates back to 1821 when the School of Arts of Edinburgh was established by Scottish businessman Leonard Horner. In 1852, the school changed its name Watt Institution and School of Arts and shortly after, in 1855, to Heriot-Watt College in honor of George Heriot (philanthropist and financier to King James) and James Watt, (inventor and engineer in 18th century). Over the years Heriot-Watt University has grown tremendously and established a reputation for world-class teaching and practical, leading-edge research, making it one of the top UK universities for business and industry.

Today Heriot-Watt is recognized internationally as a centre for high calibre research in science, engineering and business. With 5 campuses: 3 in the UK - Edinburgh, Scottish Borders and Orkney - 1 in Dubai and 1 in Malaysia, Heriot-Watt deliver degree programs to 31,000 students globally; it also boasts the largest international student cohort in Scotland. Some of its notable alumni include, Dame Muriel Spark, award-winning Scottish novelist; Sarah Boyack, former Minister for Transport of Scotland and Tammy Kane, Co-founder of the Christopher Kane fashion label.

Master Programs

  • Edinburgh Campus, Edinburgh EH14 4AS, United Kingdom
    GBP 81,900 Tuition Fee

    Artificial Intelligence

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of the principles of Artificial Intelligence. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the research methods and project more
  • Edinburgh Campus, Edinburgh EH14 4AS, United Kingdom
    GBP 27,600 Tuition Fee

    Petroleum Engineering

    The School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society at Heriot-Watt University's UK campus in Edinburgh offers a one-year-long, full-time, Master of Science degree program in Petroleum Engineering. This program more