2012 National Student Survey (NSS) results Heriot-Watt ranked as top university in Scotland


Heriot-Watt has soared up the rankings of the National Student survey (NSS) 2012, the results of which were published today. Heriot-Watt is now ranked Number 1 university in Scotland (up from Number 3 last year) and Number 4 university in UK (up from Number 29 last year).

Now in its eighth year, the NSS measures 23 core criteria of the student experience across 120 UK universities and higher education institutes.

Heriot-Watt University ranked top in the UK in:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Psychology (for the third year running)
  • Planning

Four additional subjects were ranked number two in the UK:

  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Marketing

Heriot-Watt University are in the top 10 for graduate employment in the UK with 94% of our graduates are in full time employment within six months of graduation. Click here to read more.

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