The semester and academic year curriculum offers courses at Heriot-Watt University in a wide range of academic disciplines. Most courses are equivalent to 4 semester credits in the USA. Students must select courses offered on the same campus. Note that many courses above Level 1 have prerequisites that must be satisfied. If you are unsure about the prerequisites, speak with a KEI Program Manager.
Click on a HWU school to view available subjects. Refer to the Course Offerings & Syllabi file for the most updated courses offered during Semester 1 (Fall) and Semester 2 (Spring). The file contains hyperlinks to course syllabi.
School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure & Society (SoEGIS) SoEGIS is located on the Edinburgh Campus and offers courses in Biology, Health, Nutrition, Brewing & Distilling, Urban Studies, Construction, Architecture and Civil Engineerin.
Human Health and Nutrition
Brewing and Distilling
Society & Environment
Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Electrical Power and Energy
Robotics, Autonomous and Interactive Systems
School of Mathematics & Computer Science (SoMCS) SoMCS is located on the Edinburgh Campus and offers courses in Computer Science, Software Engineering, AI, IS, Mathemtics, Statistics and Actuarial Science.
School of Social Sciences (SoSS) SoSS is located on the Edinburgh Campus and offers courses in Business, Marketing, Finance, Accounting, Economics, Commerce Law, Foreign Languages, Intercultural Studies and Psychology.
Business & Accounting
Human Resource Management
Supply Chain Management
Languages & Intercultural Studies
British Sign Language
British Culture and Society
European History and Culture
Critical Writing and Analysis
School of Textiles & Design (SoTD) SoTD is located on the Scottish Borders Campus and offers courses in Fashion Design, Fashion Textiles, Fashion Communications,Textiles Design and Interior Design.
Credit and transcripts issued by the Heriot-Watt University (accredited in the United Kingdom) and Lincoln University (accredited in USA).
Heriot-Watt University (HWU) is one of the highest ranked universities in Scotland and the United Kingdom. Established in 1821, HWU has gained a world-class reputation for teaching and research. With 18,000 students from more than 150 countries, HWU is the most diverse university in Scotland.