16 Best universities for Engineering in Scotland

Below is the list of best universities in Scotland ranked based on their research performance in Engineering. A graph of 1.94M citations received by 74K academic papers made by 16 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 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 an official site as it's constantly changing data.

  1. For Engineering

    University of Glasgow logo
    Acceptance Rate
    70%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1451
  2. For Engineering

    University of Edinburgh logo
    Acceptance Rate
    51%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1583
  3. For Engineering

    University of Strathclyde logo
    Acceptance Rate
    42%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1964
  4. For Engineering

    Heriot-Watt University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1966
  5. For Engineering

    University of St Andrews logo
    Acceptance Rate
    9%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1413
  6. For Engineering

    University of Aberdeen logo
    Acceptance Rate
    78%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1495
  7. For Engineering

    University of Dundee logo
    Acceptance Rate
    38%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1967
  8. For Engineering

    Glasgow Caledonian University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    70%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1993
  9. For Engineering

    Edinburgh Napier University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1992
  10. For Engineering

    University of Stirling logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    14,000
    Founded
    1967
  11. For Engineering

    Robert Gordon University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    22%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1992
  12. For Engineering

    University of the West of Scotland logo
    Acceptance Rate
    70%
    Enrollment
    15,555
    Founded
    1897
  13. For Engineering

    Abertay University logo
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1994
  14. For Engineering

    Scotland's Rural College logo
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    2012
  15. For Engineering

    Glasgow School of Art logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1845
  16. For Engineering

    University of the Highlands and Islands logo
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    2011

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