Study at Heriot-Watt University UK

Heriot-Watt University UK Rankings and Accolades:

  • Heriot-Watt was named International University of the Year in recognition of its global presence and impact by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.
  • The university is ranked at 302 in 2019 QS World University Rankings.
  • The same year, The Complete University Guide ranked Heriot-Watt at 35 in UK, ahead of several Russell Group universities.
  • Known for its strength in science and engineering, it is one of the 39 old universities in the UK comprising the distinctive second cluster of elite universities after Oxbridge.
  • In the latest Research Excellence Framework, it was ranked overall in the top 10 of UK universities and 1st in Scotland for research impact.

Entry Requirements to Study at Heriot-Watt University UK

General entry requirements for Heriot-Watt University UK (exact requirements may vary from course to course)

Postgraduate Courses: At least 55 % in Bachelors from a recognized institution. IELTS: 6.5 Overall(or equivalent TOEFL or PTE score)

Undergraduate Courses (after 12th):  Completion of All India Senior School Certificate (CBSE) or Indian School Certificate (CISCE) or Higher Secondary Certificate (State Board) with an average of minimum 70 %. But, (80%+) in 12th can be admitted directly into year 2 of our degree programmes. IELTS: 6.0 Overall (or equivalent TOEFL or PTE score)

MBA/Executive MBA program: A recognized first or second class honours degree, or equivalent professional qualification.. IELTS: 6.5 Overall (or equivalent TOEFL or PTE score)

Heriot-Watt University UK Scholarships

The university offers a range of scholarships for Indian students. We encourage students to apply for the relevant scholarships as early as possible. For more information, you can always contact us, and we will help you right through the entire scholarship application process at no cost

Heriot-Watt University UK Scholarships for Indian/International students:

Undergraduate Merit Award for Heriot-Watt University UK

£1,500 – £3,000 in the first year of study
Multiple. Awards are allocated on a first comes first served basis.
International only

Postgraduate Merit Award for Heriot-Watt University UK

£1,500 – £3,000
Multiple. Awards are allocated on a first comes first served basis.
Postgraduate taught
International only 

Application Deadlines to study at Heriot-Watt University UK

Deadline for Undergraduate Courses after 12th

The normal closing date to receive applications for full-time undergraduate courses is 15th January for September intake. If possible, try to ensure that your application reaches the university by this date. The Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) send all applications it receives after 15 January (until 30 June). But Heriot- Watt University UK can’t guarantee they will give the same level of consideration or offer as those that arrive by 15 January.

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Deadline for Postgraduate Courses

We recommend all students to apply at least by 15th May for the September start.

Study in the UK

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