Heriot Watt University ,Edinburgh,UK

  • Edinburgh,UK

Heriot Watt University is a renowned public research university that was established in the year 1821. The university offers a myriad of undergraduate, postgraduate and research programmes. It was founded as the School of Arts of Edinburgh, but with the introduction of the royal charter in 1966, the university gained the status of a university. It is one of the oldest institutes of higher education in the U.K.

The university has state-of-the-art campuses offering a unique educational environment in Edinburgh, Kuala Lumpur and Dubai. The main campus is located in Edinburgh spanning over an area of 380 acres with academic buildings, student residences, libraries, healthcare and sports facilities and the student union's office. The Dubai campus facilitates exchange programmes between the Emirates and the UK. The purpose-built campus in Putrajaya, Malaysia, is known for being the first 'green campus' in the country.

Heriot Watt University is divided into five distinct academic schools. The School of Energy, Geoscience, Society and Infrastructure offers undergraduate programmes in architectural engineering, civil and structural engineer, geography and urban studies, construction project management and biology. It also offers postgraduate programmes in civil, water and safety engineering, building, planning and urban design, energy and renewables, construction management, geoscience, petroleum engineering, marine, environment and climatic change and housing, real estate and social policy. The

The university has state-of-the-art campuses offering a unique educational environment in Edinburgh, Kuala Lumpur and Dubai. The main campus is located in Edinburgh spanning over an area of 380 acres with academic buildings, student residences, libraries, healthcare and sports facilities and the student union's office. The Dubai campus facilitates exchange programmes between the Emirates and the UK. The purpose-built campus in Putrajaya, Malaysia, is known for being the first 'green campus' in the country.

Heriot Watt University is divided into five distinct academic schools. The School of Energy, Geoscience, Society and Infrastructure offers undergraduate programmes in architectural engineering, civil and structural engineer, geography and urban studies, construction project management and biology. It also offers postgraduate programmes in civil, water and safety engineering, building, planning and urban design, energy and renewables, construction management, geoscience, petroleum engineering, marine, environment and climatic change and housing, real estate and social policy. The university's School of Engineering and Physical Sciences provides engineering degrees in varied fields, including chemical, mechanical, computer science, and electronics and electrical engineering. In addition, it offers Bachelor of Science in physics and chemistry.

Heriot Watt University has several notable alumni including the first architect from Ghana and developer of the port city of Tema, Theodore S. Clerk, president of Royal Academy Sir Nicholas Grimshaw, Swan medal and prize-winning physicist Iain Baikie, and CEO of Aviva Maurice Tulloch.

Year of establishment1821
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Also Known AsHWU
Size of Campus in acres380
UG/PG Course Ratio1.26
Endowments ValuePound Sterling 8 million
No.of Campuses3
Yearly Hostel & Meals Expense7700 Pound
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HWU Fees

CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
MIM(15 Courses)(12 months-2 years)Pound 15.4 K - 21.28 K
MBA/PGDM(2 Courses)(1 year)Pound 22 K
MS(9 Courses)(12 months-2 years)Pound 16.18 K - 20.81 K
B.E. / B.Tech(8 Courses)(4-5 years)Pound 14.64 K - 18.48 K
BBA(1 Courses)(4 years)Pound 14.64 K
B.Sc.(3 Courses)(4 years)Pound 14.64 K - 18.48 K

HWU Scholarships

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K.C. Mahindra Scholarships For Post-Graduate Studies Abroad
Rs. 8,00,000
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Hani Zeini Scholarship
Rs. 74,390
Engineering,Computers,Science + 2 more
Harvey Fellowship
Rs. 11,90,240
Science,Humanities,Business

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HWU Entry Criteria

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MIM(15 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 58.0-61.0

MBA/PGDM(2 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 58.0 & Above

MS(9 Courses)

: 6.0-6.5

: 50.0-58.0

B.E. / B.Tech(8 Courses)

: 6.0 & Above

: 50.0-57.0

BBA(1 Courses)

: 6.0 & Above

: 50.0 & Above

B.Sc.(3 Courses)

: 6.0-6.5

: 50.0-58.0

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On-campus Accommodation

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  • The University guarantees all new full-time students (undergraduate and postgraduate) a place in University-managed accommodation, either on or off-campus, in their first year
  • University has about 2000 residential places available at Edinburgh Campus with a range of types and prices, from self-catered rooms to studio flats
  • Each room is equipped with en-suite bathrooms, and access to home comforts – broadband, a communal lounge, laundry facilities
  • All accommodations are self-catered. There are a number of catering facilities on campus
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  • The average rent is 650 to 850 pounds/month
  • Residents benefit from a choice of individual studio apartments and en-suite rooms in shared flats, all include all-inclusive utility bills and free WiFi
  • Studio apartments are equipped with their own contemporary kitchen and en-suite rooms share a cluster kitchen
  • The student residence includes 24-hour On-site facilities and maintenance team, secure entry systems and CCTV
  • With its enviable location in Edinburgh, students will find a range of amenities such as restaurants, shops, and a cinema all very close to their residence

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Average 1st Year Tuition Cost
MS INR 20.6 L
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MIM INR 19.3 L
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MA INR 17.8 L
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BBA INR 16.8 L
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BE/Btech INR 18.8 L
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BSc INR 20.4 L
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MBA INR 20.6 L
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MArch INR 18.2 L
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BHM INR 13.6 L
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MBBS INR 35.6 L
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MEM INR 17.7 L
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MPharm INR 18.2 L
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MFA INR 16.9 L
Average Hostel & Meals Expense

INR 5.9 L (based on 256 colleges listed on Studyabroad.shiksha.com)

Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 87
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IELTS: 6.5
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PTE: 60
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GMAT: 600
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Heriot-Watt University FAQs

Q. What is the Heriot-Watt University acceptance rate?

A. As per the university’s official website, the acceptance rate of Heriot-Watt University is 65% with an ever increasing-student body.

Q. What is the World Ranking of Heriot-Watt University?

A. Heriot-Watt University is one of the oldest universities of higher education in the United Kingdom. Heriot-Watt University has been ranked by QS World University Rankings 2022 at #270, Times Higher Education (THE) University Ranking at #501-600 and The Guardian University Rankings at #36. Know more about the latest university rankings on our website, Heriot-Watt University Rank 2022.

Q. How many campuses of Heriot-Watt University are there?

A. Heriot-Watt University has a total of three campuses located in Edinburgh, Scottish Borders and Orkney in the United Kingdom. The university also has two overseas campuses located in Dubai and Malaysia.

Q. What is the cost of studying at Heriot-Watt University?

A. As per the official website, for the academic year 2021-2022, the cost of studying an undergraduate or postgraduate programme at Heriot-Watt University for international students ranges from £15,000 to £26,000. Candidates wanting to know more about the cost of studying at the Heriot-Watt University can check our Heriot-Watt University Courses and Fees on our website.

Q. Are Scholarships available for international students seeking admission to Heriot-Watt University?

A. Yes. Multiple scholarships are offered to students studying at Heriot-Watt University. Scholarships are offered based on the candidate's merit in the previous qualifying examination or based on the financial condition of the student. Candidates can know more about the Heriot-Watt University scholarships on the university's official page.

Q. What is the cost of attendance at Heriot-Watt University?

A. The cost of attendance includes the tuition fee along with miscellaneous expenses that are part of student life. As per the Heriot-Watt University official website, along with the tuition fee, candidates would be required to pay, Accommodation: £500 - £735, Food Laundry and Toiletries: £175, Social: £140, Personal Expenses: £25, Books and Equipment: £25 and Transportation: £1.80 for a given academic year as part of living expenses at Heriot-Watt University.

Q. When was Heriot-Watt University established?

A. Heriot-Watt University is a renowned public research university that was established in the year 1821.

Q. How can an international student apply to Heriot-Watt University?

A. The application requirements are the same for all applicants. All first-year candidates are required to complete the Common Application along with the requisite supplements. The university has no preference and each application is treated equally by the Admissions Committee. Candidates looking to apply to the university can check out our carefully crafted Heriot-Watt University Admission FAQs on our website.

Q. What is the yearly hostel and meal expense at Heriot-Watt University?

A. The yearly hostel and meal expenses at Heriot-Watt University are around £7,700 Pound.

Q. What is the cost of the visa application for studying in the UK?

A. The cost of the UK Student Visa application for studying in the UK is £348 Pound.

Q. How long does it take a student to receive the admission confirmation mail from Heriot-Watt University?

A. All applications will be carefully examined by the staff at Heriot-Watt University and students will get a response from the university officials as soon as possible. For high-demand courses, where the number of applications is high, students will get a response in about two weeks.
Location
University CityEdinburgh, Scotland, UK
Size of cityMedium
Population of City4,64,990
Wikipedia Linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edinburgh
Campuses
Galashiels, Scotland, TD1 3HF
The Old Academy, Back Road, Stromness, Orkney, Scotland, KW16 3AW
Dubai International Academic City, PO Box 294345, Dubai, United Arab Emirate
Level 2, Menara PjH, No 2 Jalan Tun Abdul Razak, Precinct 2, 62100 Putrajaya, Malaysia

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