Heriot-Watt University

Riccarton, Edinburgh

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  • #=256 QS Global World Ranking
  • Very HighResearch Output
  • 10,223Total Students
  • 812Faculty
  • 4,265Int'l Students

University highlights

QS World University Ranking

  • 2012
    #388
  • 2014
    #369
  • 2015
    #=352
  • 2016
    #318
  • 2017
    #=327
  • 2018
    #312
  • 2019
    #=302
  • 2020
    #=314
  • 2021
    #=301
  • 2022
    #=270
  • 2023
    #=281
  • 2024
    #235
  • 2025
    #=256

Student & Staff

Total students
10,223

31%
69%

International students
4,265

58%
42%

Total faculty staff
812

413
399

Total students
10,223

31%
69%

International students
4,265

58%
42%

Total faculty staff
812

399
413
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Scholarships

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Campus locations

Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh,

Riccarton , Edinburgh , United Kingdom , EH14 4AS

Heriot-Watt University Dubai,

Heriot-Watt University, Dubai Campus , Dubai , United Arab Emirates ,

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia,

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia , Putrajaya , Malaysia , 62200 Putrajaya

Heriot-Watt University Orkney,

Franklin Road , Stromness , United Kingdom , KW16 3AN

Heriot-Watt University Scottish Borders Campus,

Nether Road , Galashiels , United Kingdom , TD1 3HF

+ 2 More Locations

English language requirements

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