Heriot-Watt University, Dubai

Heriot-Watt University (HW) located in Dubai, UAE, offers top quality British education to students from the Gulf and beyond. In Dubai, the University offers Foundation (DEP) programs in a diverse range of subjects such as Management, Design Studies, Engineering/Computing, Foundation in Science and Psychology. Other Master's degree programs that HW offers are  Petroleum Engineering, Construction Project Management, Management, Energy, Information Technology, and an MBA from the world-renowned Edinburgh Business School. For undergraduates, Heriot offers degrees in Management, Construction, Quantity Surveying and Engineering.

  • Average Tution AED 42,000
  • Students 3,700
  • Scholarships Yes

School Description

In 2005, Heriot-Watt University was the first overseas university to set up in Dubai International Academic City. The University was invited to Dubai to provide specialised programs in the fields of management, engineering, built environment, food science and fashion.

Heriot-Watt’s history, however, dates back to 1821 when the School of Arts of Edinburgh was established. Since then, the University has grown tremendously and established a reputation for world-class teaching and practical, leading-edge research, making it one of the top UK universities for business and industry. Today Heriot-Watt is recognised internationally as a centre for high calibre research in science, engineering and business.

With 5 campuses: 3 in the UK - Edinburgh, Scottish Borders and Orkney - 1 in Dubai and 1 in Malaysia, Heriot-Watt deliver degree programs to 31,000 students globally; it also boasts the largest international student cohort in Scotland. Heriot-Watt’s degrees in Dubai are accredited and approved by Royal Charter in the UK.

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  • Heriot-Watt University, Dubai
    Dubai International Academic City - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Business

    AED 42,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the general study of business, including the processes of interchanging goods and services (buying, selling and producing), business organization, and accounting as used in profit-making and nonprofit public and private institutions and agencies. The programs may prepare individuals to apply business principles and techniques in various occupational settings.

  • Heriot-Watt University, Dubai
    Dubai International Academic City - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Management

    AED 42,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to adapt in a rapidly changing, dynamic, and competitive global marketplace

  • Heriot-Watt University, Dubai
    Dubai International Academic City - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Engineering/Computing

    AED 42,000 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the solution of practical problems.

  • Heriot-Watt University, Dubai
    Dubai International Academic City - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Design Studies

    AED 42,000 Tuition Fee

    A program in the applied visual arts that focuses on the general principles and techniques for effectively communicating ideas and information, and packaging products, in digital and other formats to business and consumer audiences, and that may prepare individuals in any of the applied art media.

  • Heriot-Watt University, Dubai
    Dubai International Academic City - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Science

    AED 42,000 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the systematic study of social systems, social institutions, and social behavior.

  • Heriot-Watt University, Dubai
    Dubai International Academic City - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Management/Psychology

    AED 42,000 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the scientific study of the behavior of individuals, independently or collectively, and the physical and environmental bases of mental, emotional, and neurological activity.

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