Heriot-Watt University Dubai

Heriot-Watt University Dubai is one of five locations of the prestigious Heriot-Watt University in the UK. The University offers an array of undergraduate degree programs in disciplines such as Management, Construction, Quantity Surveying and Engineering through its campus in the Dubai International Academic City, UAE.
  • Average Tuition AED 60,000
  • Students 3,322
  • Total Annual Cost AED 100,400
  • Intakes Fall, Spring
  • Application Deadline rolling
  • Transfer Yes

School Description

Heriot-Watt University Dubai is home to over 5,500 students and offers 25 bachelor’s degree courses in subjects like Accountancy and Finance, Computer Science, Psychology and Textiles and Design. The University offers safe and comfortable accommodation within the campus. The accommodation consists of twin-sharing and single-sharing rooms in separate blocks for male and female students. The University offers a well-equipped library, computer and engineering labs, a bookstore, as well as counselling facilities. The campus also ensures a vibrant and engaging environment through a variety of cafes and restaurants and a 24-hour shop. The University encourages all students to participate in activities and clubs including sports, debate, drama, gaming, dance, music, anime, study groups and other cultural as well as humanitarian activities. The University is committed to offer a supportive environment on the campus, with staff appointed to provide students with advice, guidance and information that they need.
  • 01Over 95% of students move into graduate-level jobs or higher study within six months of program completion.
  • 02Courses follow the same standards as the University's UK campuses, ensuring students are well-prepared for their chosen careers.
  • 03The University offers lifelong global connections via The Watt Club for the 116,000 alumni around the world. The lifetime membership of the Club is free for graduates of the University.

Bachelor Programs

  • Dubai International Academic City - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge required to pursue a higher education or career in Architecture. The program offers courses that focus on the study of architectural design, history, and theory; building structures and environmental systems; project and site planning; construction; and professional responsibilities.

  • Dubai International Academic City - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Accountancy and Finance

    AED 56,700 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.

  • Dubai International Academic City - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Accounting and Business Finance

    AED 56,700 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Finance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of core business disciplines such as management, accounting, and marketing.

  • Dubai International Academic City - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Automotive Engineering

    AED 63,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Automotive Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in automotive manufacturing; the end-product systems used for automotive manufacturing equipment; and hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement.

  • Dubai International Academic City - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Business and Finance

    AED 56,700 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Business and Finance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of core business disciplines such as management, accounting, and marketing.

  • Dubai International Academic City - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence)

    AED 63,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Artificial Intelligence. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, the blockchain, and big data.

  • Dubai International Academic City - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Computer Science (Software Engineering)

    AED 63,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Software Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of scientific and mathematical principles to the design, analysis, verification, validation, implementation, and maintenance of computer software systems.

  • Dubai International Academic City - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Computer Science - Software Engineering

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Software Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of scientific and mathematical principles to the design, analysis, verification, validation, implementation, and maintenance of computer software systems.

  • Dubai International Academic City - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Computer Systems (Computer Games Programming)

    AED 63,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of game development. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the principles and practice of designing and developing modern computer games.

  • Dubai International Academic City - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Computing Research

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Computing Research. The program offers courses that focus on the study of scientific computing and its application; scientific visualization; multi-scale analysis; grid generation; data analysis, applied mathematics and numerical algorithms; high performance parallel computing; and numerical modeling and simulation.

  • Dubai International Academic City - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Electrical and Electronic Engineering

    AED 63,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Electrical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical and scientific principles and electrical power generation systems.

  • Dubai International Academic City - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Information Systems - Artificial Intelligence

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of the principles of Information Systems. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the management of data systems and related facilities for processing and retrieving internal business information; cost and accounting information systems; management control systems; personnel information systems; data storage and security; business systems networking; report preparation; computer facilities; equipment operation and maintenance; operator supervision and training; and management information systems policy and planning.

  • Dubai International Academic City - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    International Business Management

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the law, the policies, and the regulations governing transnational businesses and commercial practices. The program offers a wide range of courses that provide students with insights into global economic and business climates.

  • Dubai International Academic City - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    International Business Management with Enterprise

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge required to perform development, marketing and management functions associated with owning and operating a business.

  • Dubai International Academic City - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    International Business Management with Marketing

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of marketing research and consumer behavior. The program offers courses that focus on the study of demand analysis; profit relationships; pricing theory; marketing campaigns and strategic planning; market segments; advertising methods; and sales operations and management.

  • Dubai International Academic City - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    International Business Management with Operations Management

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of topics related to business; management; finance; economics; marketing; customers operations; communication; information technology; business policy; and strategy.

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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.50
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.00

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            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.

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            The facilities and staff made learning easy and thorough.