Established in the year 1821, Heriot Watt University is one of the oldest public university in the UK. The university offers numerous undergraduate, postgraduate and research programmes in various discipline. The five campuses of Heriot Watt University that spreads across the world are Edinburgh, Scottish Borders, Orkney, Dubai and Malaysia. Heriot-Watt’s Edinburgh Business School launched the online distance learning in MBA. The university has academic partnership with Bloomberg one of the financial giants in the world. Considering its expertise in imparting real-life and practical oriented education in finance, Heriot Watt University has named Bloomberg Experiential Learning Partner. This provides an exclusive opportunity for the students that they can access the world-class Bloomberg Finance Lab, including virtual trading rooms and connecting learning experience with real-life practical applications.
Heriot-Watt has six schools and one main institute that manage its teaching and research. The various schools are The School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society, The School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, The School of Social Sciences (formerly, School of Management and Languages), The School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, The School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, The School of Textiles and Design, Edinburgh Business School. The Urban Institute coordinates teaching and researches. Heriot-Watt attracts thousands of international students with its progressive and quality teaching method. The university has the reputation of high employability, world leading academics, scholarships for eligible students etc.