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Engineering Heriot-Watt University Degree level: Undergraduate

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TEF Silver

Heriot-Watt University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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BEng Engineering is a one year programme designed to act as a route for students who wish to defer making a choice about a specialised engineering discipline. Students select eight courses from two or three engineering disciplines. At the end of Level 1, BEng Engineers transfer to Level 2 of their chosen programme. The aim of this programme is to enable students to sample a range of engineering disciplines before choosing their degree profile.

How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code H100
Institution code H24
Campus name Edinburgh Campus
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level BBC Qualifications should include Mathematics and Physics (or Technological Studies)
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Relevant BTEC qualifications are accepted; please contact Admissions Tutor for further details.
Scottish Higher BBBBC - AABB Qualifications should include Mathematics and Physics (or Technological Studies).
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 31 points to include Higher Level Mathematics and Physics
Scottish HNC Pass Depending on area of interest, we accept a wide range of HNCs and HNDs for Level 1 entry.
Scottish HND Pass Depending on area of interest, we accept a wide range of HNCs and HNDs for Level 1 entry.

BEng Engineering is only available to Level 1 students.

We accept a wide range of other qualifications from the UK, Europe and International countries. Please contact the Admissions Tutor for the programme for further information on the entry requirements for these.


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

https://www.hw.ac.uk/study/entry/english-language-requirements.htm


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £1,820 Year 1
International £18,480 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £1,820 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

201920 tuition fees are subject to confirmation.

Provider information

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Heriot-Watt University
Riccarton
Edinburgh
EH14 4AS


Clearing contact details

Admissions Office

+44 (0)131 322 3222

Course Clearing information

Additional information

Office Hours: Monday- Friday 09:00-17:00


Course contact details

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Admissions Office

0131 451 3376