10 Best universities for Software Engineering in Scotland

Below is the list of best universities in Scotland ranked based on their research performance in Software Engineering. A graph of 25.2K citations received by 993 academic papers made by 10 universities in Scotland was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

1. University of Edinburgh

For Software Engineering

#32 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
51%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1583

2. University of Strathclyde

For Software Engineering

#89 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1964

3. University of Glasgow

For Software Engineering

#164 in Europe
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1451

4. Heriot-Watt University

For Software Engineering

#202 in Europe
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1966

5. University of Aberdeen

For Software Engineering

#215 in Europe
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1495

6. University of Stirling

For Software Engineering

#224 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
14,000
Founded
1967

7. University of St Andrews

For Software Engineering

#288 in Europe
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1413

8. University of Dundee

For Software Engineering

#307 in Europe
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1967

9. Edinburgh Napier University

For Software Engineering

#309 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
56%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1992

10. Glasgow Caledonian University

For Software Engineering

#328 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
23%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1993

Closest to Scotland states to learn Software Engineering

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Universities
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Best university country rank
Best uni United Kingdom Flag rank
England 64 1
Wales 4 28