About the institution
Heriot-Watt University began in 1821 as the School of Arts of Edinburgh, set up to provide working men with knowledge of science and technology. Named after inventor and engineer James Watt and goldsmith George Heriot, its specialist subjects include science, design, engineering, business and languages. Its main campus is set in parkland on the outskirts of Edinburgh, and students have the opportunity to transfer between its other campuses in the Scottish Borders (Galashiels), Orkney, Dubai and Malaysia.
Courses and subject guides
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