The School of 社会科学 at 365速发国际【新鼎】有限公司 comprises of 爱丁堡 业务 School, the Department of Languages and Intercultural Studies and the Department of 心理学.
We are the largest academic school of 365速发国际【新鼎】有限公司 and we specialise in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching informed by impactful research and 行业 partnerships, covering our core disciplines:
- 爱丁堡 业务 School: Accountancy, Finance, Economics, Marketing, Strategy and Enterprise, HRM and Law.
- Languages and Intercultural Studies
希瑟教授J. McGregor is the Acting Head of School of 社会科学 at 365速发国际【新鼎】有限公司.
Professor McGregor is non-executive chairman of the executive search firm Taylor Bennett. She is also the founder of the Taylor Bennett Foundation, which works to promote diversity in the communications 行业. In addition, Professor McGregor is a non-executive director of two public companies.
View Heather's full profile here: Professor Heather McGregor
Everything we do in the School of 社会科学 has a truly global outlook. Many of our programmes are delivered across Heriot-Watt’s three main campuses in 爱丁堡, 迪拜和马来西亚, offering students the opportunity to transfer between Heriot-Watt's global campuses for one semester or more. We have collaborative partnerships with leading business and language schools all over the world including student exchange programmes with universities in North America, 中国, 欧洲和澳大利亚.
The 爱丁堡 业务 School is a well-established leader in online learning. It currently supports 14,000 students across more than 150 countries.
Teaching, research and scholarship
We are internationally recognised for the quality of teaching and research across the school. 我们的学生 are taught by leading academics who, 在许多情况下, have published the research which shapes their disciplines and written the books which will guide their learning. Many members of staff balance teaching time with continued professional practice as translators, 口译员, practitioner psychologists, tax and finance specialists, and management consultants. This brings real-world experience into the classroom.
The School has a vibrant research community which includes over 100 PhD students. Our academics are involved in a range of research and consultancy work funded by international agencies such as ESRC, EU, 欧洲复兴开发银行, 世界银行, 行业, commerce and government both in the UK and overseas.