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Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
(4.1) 1128 reviews

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Uni rankings and ratings

WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
96 / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
29th

Key Stats

Student stats
Source: HESA, 2019 (note: only applies to undergraduate records)

95 % FULL-TIME
5% PART-TIME
82 % SCHOOL-LEAVERS
18% MATURE STUDENTS
71 % UNDERGRADUATE
29% POSTGRADUATE

Student numbers
Source: HESA, 2019 (note: only applies to undergraduate records)

TOTAL UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

7,540
Is there the option to study abroad at this uni?
Yes
J
Jamie
01 Mar 20

Chemical Engineering MEng (Hons)

Great. In particular, opportunity to study abroad. I went to Kuala Lumpur for a year as part of my course. All flights...
S
Scott
20 Feb 20

Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons)

The uni is a great pl;ace to learn due to the hands on nature and the transferable skills it gives for the...

Student rating ( 4.1 ) 1128 reviews

5 star 27%
4 star 57%
3 star 15%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%

Where you'll study

Heriot-Watt University

Riccarton Edinburgh Edinburgh, City Of 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: IDP Connect 2019

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: IDP Connect 2019

£5,760

Living costs
This is the average annual cost of living for a student studying in the town where this uni is based.
Source: IDP Connect 2019

£8,500

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