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Edinburgh
EH14 4AS


A distinctive institution

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.

We'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, a new one opening in Malaysia and boast the largest international student cohort in Scotland.

Leading thinking

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.

Fulfilling potential

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 Scottish Borders, Orkney, Dubai and Malaysia where we aim to provide stimulating, supportive environments conducive to effective learning and research, and where staff and students can excel.

Heriot-Watt University
Edinburgh, Scotland, UK EH14 4AS
Tel: +44 (0)131 449 5111
Email: enquiries@hw.ac.uk

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Employment After Grad
Accountancy and Business Law
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Course Assessment
Coursework
42% of assessment by coursework
Written
58% of assessment by written exam
Practical
0% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
99%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

80%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

84%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

95%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

96%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

92%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£9,000
Northern Ireland
£9,000
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£9,000
Average Salary
£0
What did students get?
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Third (%)
Accountancy and Finance
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Course Assessment
Coursework
40% of assessment by coursework
Written
60% of assessment by written exam
Practical
0% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
100%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

80%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

83%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

97%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

100%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

93%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£9,000
Northern Ireland
£9,000
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£9,000
Average Salary
£0
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Actuarial Science
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Course Assessment
Coursework
25% of assessment by coursework
Written
75% of assessment by written exam
Practical
0% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
91%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

71%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

81%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

97%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

70%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

79%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£9,000
Northern Ireland
£9,000
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£9,000
Average Salary
£0
What did students get?
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Actuarial Science and Diploma in Industry
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Course Assessment
Coursework
20% of assessment by coursework
Written
60% of assessment by written exam
Practical
20% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
95%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

73%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

85%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

96%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

76%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

80%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£8,100
Northern Ireland
£8,100
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£8,100
Average Salary
£0
What did students get?
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2:2 (%)
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Applied Languages and Translating (French / British Sign Language)
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Course Assessment
Coursework
84% of assessment by coursework
Written
16% of assessment by written exam
Practical
0% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
95%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

79%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

74%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

66%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

71%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

77%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£9,000
Northern Ireland
£9,000
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£9,000
Average Salary
£0
What did students get?
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Third (%)
Applied Languages and Translating (French / German)
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Course Assessment
Coursework
84% of assessment by coursework
Written
16% of assessment by written exam
Practical
0% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
95%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

79%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

74%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

66%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

71%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

77%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£9,000
Northern Ireland
£9,000
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£9,000
Average Salary
£0
What did students get?
First (%)
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2:2 (%)
Third (%)
Applied Languages and Translating (French / Spanish)
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Course Assessment
Coursework
84% of assessment by coursework
Written
16% of assessment by written exam
Practical
0% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
95%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

79%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

74%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

66%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

71%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

77%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£9,000
Northern Ireland
£9,000
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£9,000
Average Salary
£0
What did students get?
First (%)
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2:2 (%)
Third (%)
Applied Languages and Translating (German / British Sign Language)
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Course Assessment
Coursework
84% of assessment by coursework
Written
16% of assessment by written exam
Practical
0% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
95%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

79%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

74%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

66%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

71%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

77%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£9,000
Northern Ireland
£9,000
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£9,000
Average Salary
£0
What did students get?
First (%)
2:1 (%)
2:2 (%)
Third (%)
Applied Languages and Translating (German / Spanish)
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Course Assessment
Coursework
84% of assessment by coursework
Written
16% of assessment by written exam
Practical
0% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
95%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

79%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

74%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

66%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

71%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

77%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£9,000
Northern Ireland
£9,000
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£9,000
Average Salary
£0
What did students get?
First (%)
2:1 (%)
2:2 (%)
Third (%)
Applied Languages and Translating (Spanish / British Sign Language)
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Course Assessment
Coursework
84% of assessment by coursework
Written
16% of assessment by written exam
Practical
0% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
95%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

79%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

74%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

66%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

71%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

77%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£9,000
Northern Ireland
£9,000
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£9,000
Average Salary
£0
What did students get?
First (%)
2:1 (%)
2:2 (%)
Third (%)
Architectural Engineering
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Course Assessment
Coursework
44% of assessment by coursework
Written
45% of assessment by written exam
Practical
11% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
96%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

79%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

89%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

84%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

91%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

84%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£9,000
Northern Ireland
£9,000
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£9,000
Average Salary
£0
What did students get?
First (%)
2:1 (%)
2:2 (%)
Third (%)
Architectural Engineering
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Course Assessment
Coursework
45% of assessment by coursework
Written
44% of assessment by written exam
Practical
11% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
96%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

79%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

89%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

84%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

91%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

84%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£9,000
Northern Ireland
£9,000
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£9,000
Average Salary
£0
What did students get?
First (%)
2:1 (%)
2:2 (%)
Third (%)
Biological Sciences
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Course Assessment
Coursework
33% of assessment by coursework
Written
49% of assessment by written exam
Practical
18% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
94%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

65%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

94%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

94%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

88%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

79%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£9,000
Northern Ireland
£9,000
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£9,000
Average Salary
£0
What did students get?
First (%)
2:1 (%)
2:2 (%)
Third (%)
Biological Sciences (Cell and Molecular Biology)
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Course Assessment
Coursework
32% of assessment by coursework
Written
50% of assessment by written exam
Practical
18% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
93%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

66%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

86%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

79%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

81%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

88%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£9,000
Northern Ireland
£9,000
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£9,000
Average Salary
£0
What did students get?
First (%)
2:1 (%)
2:2 (%)
Third (%)
Biological Sciences (Food and Beverage Science)
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Course Assessment
Coursework
32% of assessment by coursework
Written
50% of assessment by written exam
Practical
18% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
93%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

66%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

86%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

79%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

81%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

88%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£9,000
Northern Ireland
£9,000
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£9,000
Average Salary
£0
What did students get?
First (%)
2:1 (%)
2:2 (%)
Third (%)
Biological Sciences (Human Health)
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Course Assessment
Coursework
32% of assessment by coursework
Written
50% of assessment by written exam
Practical
18% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
93%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

66%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

86%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

79%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

81%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

88%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£9,000
Northern Ireland
£9,000
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£9,000
Average Salary
£0
What did students get?
First (%)
2:1 (%)
2:2 (%)
Third (%)
Biological Sciences (Microbiology)
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Course Assessment
Coursework
33% of assessment by coursework
Written
49% of assessment by written exam
Practical
18% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
93%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

66%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

86%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

79%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

81%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

88%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£9,000
Northern Ireland
£9,000
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£9,000
Average Salary
£0
What did students get?
First (%)
2:1 (%)
2:2 (%)
Third (%)
Brewing and Distilling
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Course Assessment
Coursework
29% of assessment by coursework
Written
54% of assessment by written exam
Practical
17% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
93%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

66%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

86%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

79%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

81%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

88%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£9,000
Northern Ireland
£9,000
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£9,000
Average Salary
£0
What did students get?
First (%)
2:1 (%)
2:2 (%)
Third (%)
British Sign Language (Interpreting Translating and Applied Language Studies)
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Course Assessment
Coursework
79% of assessment by coursework
Written
14% of assessment by written exam
Practical
7% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
95%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

79%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

74%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

66%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

71%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

77%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£9,000
Northern Ireland
£9,000
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£9,000
Average Salary
£0
What did students get?
First (%)
2:1 (%)
2:2 (%)
Third (%)
Business Administration
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Course Assessment
Coursework
55% of assessment by coursework
Written
46% of assessment by written exam
Practical
-1% of assessment by practical exams
National Student Survey Results
90%

Teaching
Teachers are able
to explain things well

74%

Assessment
Feedback on my work
helps me to understand

87%

Academic Support
I've received sufficient
advice & support

83%

Organization
Courses were
well-organised and run smoothly

79%

Learning Resources
Library resources
are good enough

80%

Interest
Staff have made
the subjects interesting

Average Tuition Fees
English
£9,000
Northern Ireland
£9,000
Scotland
£1,820
Wales
£9,000
Average Salary
£0
What did students get?
First (%)
2:1 (%)
2:2 (%)
Third (%)