- Average Tuition GBP 18,000
- Students 9,000
- International Students 33%
- Total Annual Cost GBP 29,400
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Heriot-Watt University’s history dates back to 1821 when the School of Arts of Edinburgh was established by Scottish businessman Leonard Horner. In 1852, the school changed its name Watt Institution and School of Arts and shortly after, in 1855, to Heriot-Watt College in honor of George Heriot (philanthropist and financier to King James) and James Watt, (inventor and engineer in 18th century). Over the years Heriot-Watt University has grown tremendously and established a reputation for world-class teaching and practical, leading-edge research, making it one of the top UK universities for business and industry.
Today Heriot-Watt is recognized internationally as a centre for high calibre research in science, engineering and business. With 5 campuses: 3 in the UK - Edinburgh, Scottish Borders and Orkney - 1 in Dubai and 1 in Malaysia, Heriot-Watt deliver degree programs to 31,000 students globally; it also boasts the largest international student cohort in Scotland. Some of its notable alumni include, Dame Muriel Spark, award-winning Scottish novelist; Sarah Boyack, former Minister for Transport of Scotland and Tammy Kane, Co-founder of the Christopher Kane fashion label.
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GBP 81,900 Tuition Fee
This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of the principles of Artificial Intelligence. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the research methods and project planning management control systems; personnel information systems; data storage and security; business systems networking; report preparation; computer facilities and big data management.
GBP 27,600 Tuition Fee
The School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society at Heriot-Watt University's UK campus in Edinburgh offers a one-year-long, full-time, Master of Science degree program in Petroleum Engineering. This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Petroleum Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical and scientific principles in the design, development and operational evaluation of systems for locating, extracting, processing and refining crude petroleum and natural gas.
Times World University Rankings 370
Complete University Guide (UK) 35
QS Rankings (Global) 302
SchoolApply Ranking 275
The Guardian 66
ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 401
- Minimum GPA 3.00
- Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 90
- Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50
- GRE Not required
- GMAT Not required
- Minimum PTE 58
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Established in 1821
Heriot-Watt University’s, Brewery Society, holds a beer festival annually. The money raised from this event is then given to a charity.
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MOHAMED Abdel Aal FARAG
2013-2014, Master of Science
HWU is giving opprotunity for a better future
I've awarded Master of Science, Construction Project Management (M.Sc-CPM) from HWU and I'm really proud of that and I've been promoted to a Senior Resident Engineer .I enjoyed the study, communication and the most important achievement is the change in way of thinking and decision making.
2008-2011, Master stratgic project managment
best education experience ever
I was and still very proud to get my master degree from Heriot watt , were I find my self made a big move to get such degree from such university, wasn't easy one .. and I'm working on applying to my doctoral degree with it , coz I want to keep my work on this high standard .
2012-2013, Master of Science
Heriot-Watt University is school with high class teaching environment, and Labs for preparing a student for the industry. It is know as one the best schools in Research, Petroleum engineering , Information Technology ,Business course and many more areas in academics. I will recommend this great institution to anyone interested in improving his or her career.
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