School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society

The School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society has a diverse and well established portfolio of taught postgraduate programmes. All of the MSc degrees and Postgraduate Diplomas can be studied via flexible distance learning through our online virtual learning platform. We have close links with industry and employers to ensure that our students receive the most up to date and relevant teaching, and that we provide industry with graduates who have the skills and experience necessary to meet their personal and career aspirations. All of our established programmes have accreditation from the relevant professional bodies. Heriot-Watt University is a research led organisation that provides a high quality postgraduate learning experience for its students. The School’s staff are research active across a wide range of subjects within the built environment, from structural engineering to housing policy, and SBE has an international reputation for high quality research. The School’s unique structure encourages cross disciplinary teaching and learning activities which give our students a real insight into the broader experience of working professionally within the built environment.