Heriot-Watt University offers a superb environment for postgraduate study and top-level research. The University is one of the UK’s leading universities, recognised internationally for excellent teaching and research in its specialist areas of science, engineering, business management, languages and textile design.
We have a reputation for conducting research which is relevant to industry and business, and our excellent results in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) demonstrate the current strength of the research being undertaken by the University. Heriot-Watt moved up nine places in The Times Higher Education ranking of the RAE results and is now in the top 35 universities in the UK.
Our community of postgraduate students is made up of bright, highly imaginative and self-motivated individuals, who work closely with our forward-looking and energetic research-active academic staff. This collaborative atmosphere is fundamental to Heriot-Watt's enviable academic and research reputation.
Those of you who choose to study with us will discover high quality taught and research programmes, flexible student-centred delivery, unrivalled facilities and pioneering research. Rest assured that if you choose to study or undertake research at one of our campuses in Scotland or elsewhere in the world, you will be given the warmest welcome.