The Institute of Petroleum Engineering is a specialised centre in teaching, training and research with the largest petroleum engineering programme in the UK.
World-class Teaching and Leading-edge Research
Heriot-Watt University was established in 1821 as the world's first mechanics' institute. It is a leading UK university for business and industry with an established reputation for world class teaching and pioneering research with campuses in Edinburgh, the Scottish Borders, Orkney, Dubai and Malaysia. Heriot-Watt is Scotland's most international university, delivering degree programmes to 31,000, including the largest international student cohort in Scotland.