Heriot-Watt University: Edinburgh – Direct Enrollment & Exchange

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Why study at Heriot-Watt?A history rooted in industry and commerce: For almost two centuries we’ve remained true to the values of George Heriot and James Watt – the two giants of industry and commerce who give our university its name. Our foundati... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.8
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A student studying abroad with Direct Enrollment: Edinburgh - Heriot-Watt University
You don't know what you don't know. I learned this lesson several times over as I was faced with decisions, obstacles, and situations I had never thought to prepare for. I cannot put my 5 months of life lessons into better words than Mark Twain when he said “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many ... - Oklahoma State University - Stillwater View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Direct Enrollment: Edinburgh - Heriot-Watt University
By living away from friends and family and being in an unfamiliar place I gained a lot of patience. It was definitely worthwhile and gave me the opportunity to grow as a person and expand my way of thinking. - Oklahoma State University - Stillwater View Entire Review
I learned that there is so much more out there than what i had previously been exposed to living in Oklahoma. It opens a door to seeing a lot more of the world. Hands down it was worthwhile, it took a lot of preparation prior to going abroad, but it was absolutely amazing - Oklahoma State University - Stillwater View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Direct Enrollment: Edinburgh - Heriot-Watt University
Studying abroad has made me a much more confident and outgoing person, and it has made me more self sufficient and competent. I gained an appreciation and love for Scottish culture and it was extremely eye opening. It was absolutely 100% worthwhile and I definitely plan on returning - Oklahoma State University - Stillwater View Entire Review

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Why study at Heriot-Watt?


  • A history rooted in industry and commerce: For almost two centuries we’ve remained true to the values of George Heriot and James Watt – the two giants of industry and commerce who give our university its name. Our foundations are built on practical, applied learning. Education that meets the needs of global industry and enables our students to fulfil their career aspirations.


  • Applied study for the real world: We shape tomorrow’s work-ready, industry-fit graduates and postgraduates. We connect with industry at every level and develop programmes to match their needs. Real issues, real projects, real research – so our students get practical, real-life experience and the employer gets work- ready industry-fit graduates.


  • A hands-on approach to teaching: We know practical, applied learning, research and teaching inside-out. It’s what we’ve always done. By engaging with business on real issues, real projects, and real research – our students get practical, real-life experience and the employer gets industry-fit graduates.


  • A truly global experience: We provide a global perspective and experience – our academic and student body is a diverse international mix with 1/3 of our students at our Scottish campus coming from overseas. We have campuses in key locations across the world in Malaysia and Dubai as well as the UK – offering our students the unrivalled opportunity to transfer between campuses and obtain a truly global education.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Textile Sciences, Textile Engineering
  • Psychology
  • Physics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Language Interpretation and Translation
  • International Business
  • Geography
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures
  • Fashion Merchandising
  • Fashion / Apparel Design
  • Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Economics
  • Construction Management
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Business Administration and Management
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Apparel and Textiles
  • Accounting
Year Founded:
1821
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