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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) View reviews

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 2022
23rd

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
A
Annie
25 May 21

Actuarial Science and Diploma in Industrial Training BSc (Hons)

Overall I have been pleased with the effort my university put in to make the best of a bad year. I feel as though my...
B
Ben
03 May 21

Mathematical, Statistical and Actuarial Sciences BSc (Hons)

My experience overall has been good, although being in the midst of a pandemic, the lecturers and staff seem very...

Student rating ( 4.1 ) 1003 reviews

5 star 26%
4 star 59%
3 star 14%
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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