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The award
BEng

How long you will study
4 years

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 17960

All study options

About Engineering at Heriot-Watt University

In the first year of the BEng Engineering course you'll have the chance to study a range of subjects. Beyond this, you'll be able to focus on a particular area of expertise to work towards your Engineering degree.

From a wide choice of subjects, you'll select eight courses to match your interests - usually choosing from two or three subject areas. On the BEng Engineering course, most students choose subjects in  Engineering.  All subjects include some form of industrial design,whether Mechanical, Electrical, Civil or Chemical Engineering.

Student satisfaction

92% of the students were satisfied with the quality of the course. 87% of the students said that the teaching staff made the subject interesting and 96% of the students said that our staff were “Good at explaining things”.

Employability

Work and study

This is what our BEng Engineering students are doing six months after graduating:

  • 75% are working
  • 17% are studying
  • 2% are working and studying.

Managerial/professional position

  • 90% of those working are in a professional/managerial position six months after graduating.

Salary

  • The average salary of students six months after graduating: £25000
  • The average UK salary of students six months after graduating from a similar course: £25000

Jobs

These are the most common jobs students go into six months after graduating:

  • Engineering professionals
  • Elementary occupations
  • Business and public service associate professionals
  • Quality and regulatory professionals
  • Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
  • Welfare and housing associate professionals
  • Design occupations
  • Administrative occupations
  • Sales occupations
  • Process, plant and machine operatives

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBEngHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study4 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9250International course feesGBP 17960

Notes about fees for this course

Status*Scotland / EU**England / Northern Ireland / WalesInternational
FeePaid by SAAS£9,250£17,960

* Your residency 'status' is usually defined as the country where you have been ordinarily resident for the three years before the start of your course. Find out more about tuition fees.

** European Union countries, not including England, Northern Ireland or Wales.

Scholarships and bursaries

Featured scholarships

Bursaries for students from England, Northern Ireland or Wales starting undergraduate degree courses in 2018

In addition to government maintenance loans and grants towards the costs of fees and living costs, we are offering generous financial support to attract and support eligible students from England, Northern Ireland or Wales:

View our full range of undergraduate scholarships.

Entry requirements

Year 1

  • Highers AABB or BBBBC
  • A-Levels BBC
  • Int. Baccalaureate 31 points to include Higher Level Mathematics and Physics
  • HNC Depending on area of interest, we accept a wide range of HNCs and HNDs for Level 1 entry. Please contact us for further details.
  • Additional information Qualifications should include Mathematics and Physics (or Technological Studies). BEng Engineering is only available to Level 1 students.

Additional information

  • BTEC Relevant BTEC qualifications are accepted; please contact Admissions Tutor for further details.
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