Heriot-Watt University in World Ranking

Highly regarded as “Scotland’s International University” in the UK, Heriot-Watt was the first international university to set up a campus in Dubai International Academic City, delivering high quality education in a world class learning environment. With strong research capabilities and brilliant staff, it is rated as one of the leading universities by national and international league tables.

Heriot-Watt University features high in the recent world university rankings by MINES ParisTech Professional Ranking of World Universities and Times Higher Education Supplement (THES) Ranking 2008.

University Ranking Achievement:

- Placed among Top 400 universities in the Times Higher Education - QS World University Rankings 2009, ranked 374th globally.

- Ranked as one of the World’s Top 500 Universities by THES 2008.

- Rated Top 20 for the following subjects by Times good University Guide 2009:
5th = Chemical Engineering
7th = Building
11th = Town Planning
13th = Civil Engineering
18th = Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering and Physics

- 41st in the Sunday Times University Guide 2008 (out of 123 Higher Education institutions).

- With supported on-line learning, EBS MBA program is listed as the second largest globally by the Financial Times Survey.

- Almost all research areas received the top grades of 4, 5 and 5* in the RAE 2001.

- Top 25 in the UK for research grant awards from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.

- Heriot-Watt has moved up to 45th place in The Times Higher Education ranking of the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE 2008) results, from 54th place in 2001.

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