The School of Social Sciences (Postgrad)


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List of Programs

  1. Accountancy, MSc
  2. Applied Psychology, MSc
  3. Business Analytics and Consultancy, MSc
  4. Business Psychology, MSc
  5. Coaching
  6. Human Resource Management
  7. Intercultural Communication
  8. Business Strategy, Leadership and Change, MSc
  9. Chinese-English Translation and Interpreting, MSc
  10. Digital Marketing, MSc
  11. Economics, Banking and Finance, MSc
  12. Energy and Economics, MSc
  13. Finance and Management, MSc
  14. Finance, MSc
  15. HRM, MSc
  16. Intercultural Business Communication, MSc
  17. International Accounting and Finance, MSc
  18. International Banking and Finance, MSc
  19. International Business Management with Industry Placement, MSc
  20. International Marketing, MSc
  21. Consumer Psychology
  22. International Sports Management, MSc
  23. Interpreting and Translating, MSc
  24. Interpreting, MSc
  25. Investment Management, MSc
  26. Logistics and Supply Chain Management, MSc
  27. Maritime Logistics and Business, MSc
  28. Operations Management, MSc
  29. Public Management & Leadership, MSc
  30. Sport Psychology, MSc
  31. Strategic Project Management, MSc
  32. Translating, MSc

Industry placement = workplace-based learning where students gain practical skills related to their course of study.


Academic Requirements

  • Average GPA (first-year student): 3.0

Additional requirements

  • Letters of Recommendation: optional
  • Resume/CV: optional
  • Personal Statement: Optional
  • Admission Interview: Optional

English Tests Requirements





About Faculty

We are internationally recognized for the quality of teaching and research across the school. Our students are taught by leading academics who, in many cases, have published the research that shapes their disciplines and written the books that guide their learning.

Top Reasons to Study in Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh

You will become highly employable

95% of Heriot-Watt students are in employment or further study within six months of graduation and we are ranked joint 17th in the UK and 1st in Scotland for graduate salaries. (The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019).

You will learn from world leading academics

Our learning environment seeks to offer you the very best in terms of study programmes, which apply knowledge to real world challenges. We are ranked 281st in the world (QS World University Rankings 2023) and 34th in the UK (The Complete University Guide 2023).

You will become globally connected

We have 5 campuses and 150 learning partners around the world. Many of our students get the chance to transfer their study to our campuses in Dubai and Malaysia through our Go Global inter-campus exchange programme. We are also one of Scotland’s most international universities, with around a third of our students coming from outside the UK.

Ranking & Accreditation of Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh

  • The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 ranked 86.8% of Heriot-Watt’s research as world-leading and internationally excellent.
  • We are 9th in the UK and 1st in Scotland for research impact
  • Over 80% of our academic staff are currently engaged in research at internationally recognized levels
  • We are ranked 270th in the world in the 2022 QS World University Ranking
  • We ranked in 28th place out of 123 UK universities for the overall student experience in the National Student Survey 2021.
  • We are ranked in the top 25 in the world for Engineering and Technology in the THE World University Rankings 2021
  • 8th in Scotland in the Guardian University Guide 2021
  • 95% of graduates are in employment or further study within six months of graduation

Student Accommodation at Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh

  • Housing: $5,998
  • Dining: $2,016
  • Other: $2,986



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