Heriot-Watt University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
The subjects available for BSc Combined Studies at the Edinburgh Campus include: Actuarial Science; Biological Sciences; Engineering; Chemistry; Computer Science; Information Systems; Mathematics and Physics. You can also combine the above subjects with: Management; Accountancy; Economics; or Languages. Students design their own degree taking a range of subjects to meet individual learning goals. Students can adapt their study on a part-time basis or at a distance.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Edinburgh Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
Standard Qualification Requirements
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||BBC||including Mathematics and one relevant science.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM||in a relevant subject (including sufficient Maths and science) for entry to Year 1.|
|Scottish Higher||AABB||including Mathematics and one relevant science.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||31 points||including a relevant science and Mathematics at Higher Level 5.|
|Scottish HNC||Pass||HNC in a relevant subject (including sufficient Maths and science) with A in graded unit.|
|Scottish HND||Pass||HND in a relevant subject (including sufficient Maths and science) with AA in graded units.|
We operate contextual admissions defined by our Fair Access Policy which may mean entry requirements are flexible. We accept a wide range of other qualifications from the UK, Europe and International countries. Please contact the Admissions Officer for the programme for further information on the entry requirements for these.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
|A level||BCC||with B in relevant science and C in Maths.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMM|
|Scottish Higher||BBBC||with B in Maths and B in relevant science|
|Scottish HNC||Pass||with B in the graded unit and passes in all 15 units for entry to Year 2 (where there is a recognised route from a relevant HNC qualification).|
|Scottish HND||Pass||with BB in the graded units and passes in all 30 units for entry into Year 3 (where there is a recognised route from a relevant HND qualification).|
As part of the Fair Access Process, the minimum entry requirements enable students who are within one or more of the categories below to be guaranteed an offer: Living in an area within the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation lowest 20% (SIMD20) Care Experienced, as identified on the UCAS Application form by ticking the relevant box.
English language requirements
Applicants whose native language is not English and who have not been educated previously in the English language must provide evidence of their English language ability to ensure they can cope with the demands of a Heriot-Watt programme taught and assessed in English. Further information about the English Language tests that we currently accept as proof of English Language ability including our own English Language programmes, can be viewed on our website.
HWU English Language Requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|