Heriot-Watt University Dubai

Heriot-Watt University located in Dubai, UAE, offers top quality British education to students from the Gulf and beyond. In Dubai, the University offers Masters programs in a diverse range of subjects such as 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 Tuition AED 52,000

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.

Bachelor Programs

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

    Accountancy

    AED 52,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the profession or duties of an accountant. The curriculum focuses on the process by which financial information about a business is recorded, classified, summarised, interpreted and communicated

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

    Architectural Engineering

    AED 58,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of materials, systems, and methods used to construct and equip buildings intended for human habitation or other purposes.

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

    Architecture

    AED 58,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of architecture and to conduct research in various aspects of the field. Includes instruction in architectural design, history, and theory; building structures and environmental systems; project and site planning; construction; professional responsibilities and standards; and related cultural, social, economic, and environmental issues.

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

    Business

    AED 52,000 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

    Business Administration

    AED 52,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

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

    Chemical Engineering

    AED 58,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of systems employing chemical processes, such as chemical reactors, kinetic systems, electrochemical systems, energy conservation processes, heat and mass transfer systems, and separation processes; and the applied analysis of chemical problems such as corrosion, particle abrasion, energy loss, pollution, and fluid mechanics.

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

    Civil Engineering

    AED 58,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of structural, load-bearing, material moving, transportation, water resource, and material control systems; and environmental safety measures.

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

    Computer Information Systems

    AED 58,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of professionals who use computer systems. Includes instruction in basic computer design and architecture, programming, problems of specific computer applications, component and system maintenance and inspection procedures, hardware and software problem diagnosis and repair, and report preparation.

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

    Computer Science

    AED 58,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on computer theory, computing problems and solutions, and the design of computer systems and user interfaces from a scientific perspective. Includes instruction in the principles of computational science, computer development and programming, and applications to a variety of end-use situations.

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

    Design

    AED 58,000 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

    Electrical Engineering

    AED 58,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of electrical and electronic systems and their components, including electrical power generation systems; and the analysis of problems such as superconductor, wave propagation, energy storage and retrieval, and reception and amplification.

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

    Engineering

    AED 58,000 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

    Finance

    AED 52,000 Tuition Fee

    An integrated or combined program in accounting and finance that prepares individuals to function as accountants and financial managers or analysts.

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

    Management

    AED 52,000 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

    Marketing

    AED 58,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to undertake and manage the process of developing consumer audiences and moving products from producers to consumers. Includes instruction in buyer behavior and dynamics, principle of marketing research, demand analysis, cost-volume and profit relationships, pricing theory, marketing campaign and strategic planning, market segments, advertising methods, sales operations and management, consumer relations, retailing, and applications to specific products and markets.

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

    Mechanical Engineering

    AED 58,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing and end-product systems used for specific uses, including machine tools, jigs and other manufacturing equipment; stationary power units and appliances; engines; self-propelled vehicles; housings and containers; hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement; and the integration of computers and remote control with operating systems.

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

    Philosophy

    AED 52,000 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on ideas and their logical structure, including arguments and investigations about abstract and real phenomena. Includes instruction in logic, ethics, aesthetics, epistemology, metaphysics, symbolism, and history of philosophy, and applications to the theoretical foundations and methods of other disciplines.

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

    Psychology

    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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  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 80
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.00

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    Established in 2005

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    At Heriot-Watt Dubai, students have the option to transfer and undertake part of their degree at the Heriot-Watt home campus in Scotland.

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          • 2003-2006, Bachelor of Science (BSc)

            A Brilliant University

          • 2014-2015, Bachelor science of Computer System

            Life time experience with Heriot-Watt University: Recommend

            I am currently a Bsc graduate in Computer Systems via distance learning. The experience i had with HW university was inspiring and motivating and as from the service which they offer for developing individuals mind and desire it a positive impact. To anyone who is looking for adventure and exploring through learning development Heriot-Watt University is the answer.

          • 2006-2011, Bachelor of Science (BSc) Hons

            Recommended for fantastic research support

            The facilities and staff made learning easy and thorough.