Heriot-Watt University - Ranking Performance
Heriot-Watt University, one of the United Kingdom's oldest education institutions, received its Royal Charter in 1966 - the highest level of accreditation in UK education.
Over the years, Heriot-Watt University has consistently ranked among the leading UK universities in research funding and graduate placement.
University Ranking Information:
-Ranked as one of the top five universities in Scotland by the Sunday Times University Guide.
-Ranked 11th for student experience by the Times Higher Education Supplement 2007.
-Rated top in the UK for petroleum engineering and for actuarial mathematics and statistics. The Institute of Petroleum Engineering has received a five-star research rating in the recent Research Assessment Exercise (RAE).
-Rated top in Scotland for built environment, applied mathematics and for food science and technology. (RAE 2001)
-Rated number 3 in Scotland by the Financial Times and number 4 in the UK in the Times Higher Education "Access Elite" League Table.
-The Edinburgh Business School at Heriot-Watt has twice won the Queen's Award for Export and it was rated the most popular in the UK in a recent survey.
-The Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics department is one of only two specialist centres in the UK.
-The Petroleum Engineering department is consistently rated one of the top three in the world.
-The university's academic staff attract among the highest industry/business research incomes per capita in the UK.
For more information on the latest university rankings (Australia, Canada, UK, USA and the world), please visit the Good University Ranking Guide and World University Ranking Guide.
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The author, Loke Yuen Wong, holds an MBA from Heriot-Watt University (UK) and a BCom degree from The University of Adelaide (Australia).