Future Made for Success

We know the future is uncertain but our brand new Future Made for Success programme will make you stand out from the crowd.

With industry backing, enhanced careers support, mentoring, live industry challenges and regular industry perspectives, you’ll be ready to hit the ground running in the workplace.

Future proof your career, improve your skills and get ready to take on the global challenge in a post-Covid world.

Future proof your career

Future Made for Success is Heriot-Watt University's new initiative for postgraduate students facing a changing world and an uncertain future.

Benefits for students

Postgraduate study

Sharpen your skills and knowledge with industry backed postgraduate study

30% discount

Get more value from continuing your studies with a special 30% discount on tuition fees for Heriot-Watt 2020 graduates


Scholarships are available. See details below.

1st in Scotland

Stand out from the crowd by continuing your studies with a University ranked 17th in the UK and 1st in Scotland for graduate salaries

Careers advice

Experience tailored careers advice and support, backed by leading industry and employer brands

Careers and business mentoring

  • Enhanced package of careers support, enabled and sponsored by existing industry, alumni and employer connections.
  • Enterprise Development Programme delivered via a 10-week summer school.
  • Virtual mentor support with world-leading industry organisations.
  • Real-world industry challenges to give you workplace readiness and enable you to have a headstart in the workplace.
  • Virtual guest lecture series, delivered by industry leaders.
Career service information

The Global Challenge

Business and industry need future graduates to shape and drive the global economy in a rapidly changing world. The skills that are most in demand to meet the challenges ahead are in the fields of:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Business
  • Construction
  • Data science
  • Digital design
  • Engineering
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Maths

Search our programmes above to find out how you can be Future Made for Success.


  • We’re offering all Heriot-Watt 2020 graduating students a 30% fee discount on all postgraduate taught programmes.
  • Plus we have sixty 30% fee discount scholarships for external graduates, across a selection of postgraduate programmes.

Virtual events

We are running a series of webinars for postgraduate students covering the Future Made for Success programme, accommodation, the admissions process, scholarship availability, careers support, study visas as well as a student panel where you can hear about postgraduate life at Heriot-Watt from our students. Book your place and ask us your questions.

Book your place

Benefits for employers

  • Explore current challenges and future opportunities in your business and industry​
  • Gain access to some of the top graduates in the UK - ready to contribute valuable knowledge and expertise to grow your reputation and drive your business forward​
  • Support, develop and equip future talent with the skills and knowledge required to enable sustainable growth throughout the current climate and beyond​
  • Gain awareness and raise the reputation of your own business

Apply now

Found your ideal postgraduate programme? Apply now using our online application form until 14 August.

Please note the deadline for non-EU international students has now passed.

Apply now

Register your interest