Heriot Watt ranks at #314 by QS World University Rankings and is among the top 60 of Golden Age Universities in the world. For research impact, the University is ranked in the top 10 universities in the UK and 1st in Scotland. In terms of graduate salaries, they are ranked top in Scotland and 17th in the UK six months after graduation. At least 90% of students were satisfied overall with their course in 10 of the 22 subject areas in the National Student Survey 2019. 95% of graduates are in employment or further study within six months of graduation. More than 29,000 students’ study at the University campus and online through distance learning. The University has five campuses across the world: Edinburgh, Scottish Borders, Orkney, Dubai and Malaysia, as well as 53 Approved Learning Partners (ALPs) and educational collaborative partners in 150 countries.
Courses are available in subjects such as: Accounting and Finance, Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics, Architectural Engineering, Biology, Brewing and Distilling, Business Management, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering and Structural Engineering, Computer Science, Construction Project Management and Quantity Surveying, Economics, Education, Electrical Electronic and Computer Engineering, Geography and Urban Studies, Languages and Intercultural Studies, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Psychology, Textiles and Design.