Heriot-Watt University

Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
(4.2) 414 reviews

Uni rankings and ratings

WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2015 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
39 / 112
Times ranking
Times ranking
Source: Times Good University Guide 2015
41st

Key Stats

Student stats
Source: HESA, 2015 (note: only applies to undergraduate records)

82 % FULL-TIME
18% PART-TIME
66 % SCHOOL-LEAVERS
34% MATURE STUDENTS
60 % UK STUDENTS
40% INTERNATIONAL
58 % UNDERGRADUATE
42% POSTGRADUATE

Student numbers
Source: HESA, 2015 (note: only applies to undergraduate records)

TOTAL UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

7,315

Graduate prospects
Source: DLHE, 2015 (note: only applies to first year full time students)

% IN JOB OR FURTHER STUDY

Is there the option to study abroad at this uni?
Yes

Reviews

Will

Heriot-Watt University
Mechanical engineering
OVERALL UNIVERSITY RATING

Very easy for jobs great people and...

Finlat

Heriot-Watt University
Chemical Engineering
OVERALL UNIVERSITY RATING

I’ve really enjoyed it. It’s a great uni and offers many different...

Where you'll study

Heriot-Watt University

Riccarton Edinburgh EH14 4AS United Kingdom Nearest train station: Curriehill  0.4 miles away

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Cost of living

Cost of a pint
This is the average cost of a pint in Edinburgh.
Source: Hotcourses 2015

Cost of pint half
£3.80
£3.00

Accommodation costs
This is the average annual cost for a full time student at this uni.
Source: Hotcourses 2015

£3,300

Living costs
This is the average annual cost of living for a student studying in the town where this uni is based.
Source: Hotcourses 2015

£8,737

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