Heriot-Watt University - Dubai Official SchoolApply Partner

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.

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.

Pathway Programs

  • Dubai International Academic City - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
    AED 42,000 Tuition Fee

    Business

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Business principles and techniques. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the fundamentals of business, like buy more
  • Dubai International Academic City - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
    AED 42,000 Tuition Fee

    Design Studies

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; design techniques; and comp more
  • Dubai International Academic City - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
    AED 42,000 Tuition Fee

    Engineering/Computing

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical, scientific and technologica more
  • Dubai International Academic City - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
    AED 42,000 Tuition Fee

    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 technolo more

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