Broad Based Engineering at a Top Scottish Unversity

Broad Based Engineering at a Top Scottish Unversity

Heriot-Watt University

"I enjoyed the week and met lots of great people.  I feel I understand a lot more about engineering than I did before"

Headstart at Heriot Watt University allows you to experience a taste of the main engineering disciplines in pleasant and easily accessible campus surroundings just outside Edinburgh.

What’s it all about?

During the programme you will experience engineering as it is taught to undergraduates, with lectures, practicals, projects and problem-solving classes.  You will have the opportunity to meet with senior students, including postgraduates, to get an idea of what motivates and excites them about engineering.  Admissions Tutors and Lecturers will be available to meet informally, to talk about engineering careers and engineering education.  Other activities include visits to local industry, the Museum of Flight, and of course, the vibrant, historical and culturally rich city of Edinburgh.

What will I be doing?

• Experience lectures
• Practical projects
• Problem solving classes
• Meet senior students
• Visit local industries

Would this course suit me?

This course will suit you if you are interested in any of the following subjects:
• Chemical Engineering
• Civil Engineering
• Mechanical Engineering
• Automotive  Engineering
• Robotics
• Optical Engineering
• Energy Engineering

What do I need to be suitable?

If you are interested in engineering but are not yet sure which discipline might be right for you then this is a good Headstart course to help you explore your options.  It is also a chance to consider studying in the Scottish education system with its strong tradition of excellence in engineering.

Course code: 
Course dates: 
Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 11:30 to Friday, July 6, 2018 - 14:00
(3 nights residential)