With a history dating back to 1821, Heriot-Watt University has established a reputation for world-class teaching and practical, leading-edge research, which has made us one of the top UK universities for business and industry.
Heriot-Watt UniversityWe’re a vibrant, forward-looking university, well known for the quality of our degrees with employers actively seeking out our graduates.
Heriot-Watt is also Scotland’s most international university with an unsurpassed international in-country presence. We deliver degree programmes to 11,800 students in 150 countries around the world, have a campus in Dubai and boast the largest international student cohort in Scotland.
We are committed to continuous improvement and development in all our activity. Our focus is on responding to the changing needs of business, industry and society and finding solutions to the global challenges of the 21st century.
Building on established expertise in key, specialist areas, our aim is to produce the next generation of leaders and thinkers who make a difference in the world.
We are already leading the way in areas as varied as energy, the environment and climate change, risk and modelling, infrastructure and transport, and the interface between life and physical sciences.
At Heriot-Watt we’ve created an environment that nurtures innovation and leadership - where our researchers, staff and students can realise their potential and develop their ambitions.
We’re proud of our collegiate atmosphere and integrated teaching and research approach which has helped to build a community of committed academics and highly motivated students. Our focus on careers delivers results and we’ve an excellent reputation for graduate employability.
We have campuses in Edinburgh, the Borders, Orkney and Dubai where we aim to provide stimulating, supportive environments conducive to effective learning and research, and where staff and students can excel.
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African Scholarship ProgrammeFull feesCloses: Regular deadlines - see website
James Watt Fee ScholarshipsIn excess of £10,000 over course of study
Alumni Scholarship Scheme20 per cent of the tuition-fee level. For part-time or other modes of study the value is pro-rata to the above level, up to a maximum of 20 per cent of a one-year fee.
Carnegie Cameron Taught Postgraduate BursariesThe Bursary covers the full costs of tuition fees
Music ScholarshipsFree music tuition up to value of £400 per year
International Scholarships SchemeValue varies by school but offers a partial fee remissionCloses: Varies
Scotland's Saltire ScholarshipsUp to £2,000
Sports ScholarshipsUp to £2,000
DFID Shared Scholarship SchemeTuition fees plus a maintenance grant, arrival allowance and return air fareCloses: April 16th
School of Textiles and Design AwardsTiered system of fee reductions, 40–10 per cent; also various awards of between £500 and £2,000