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 1,00,400
  • Intakes Fall Spring
  • Application Deadline rolling
  • Transfer Yes
  • Campus Setting City

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 - 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 architectura more
  • 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 - 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, a more
  • 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 mathematica more
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Business Administration

    AED 56,700 Tuition Fee
    <p>This program is designed with particular emphasis on the knowledge and analytical skills required in business, with the focus on international management and global issues. The programme aims to enhance a student’s p more
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Business and Finance

    AED 56,700 Tuition Fee
    <p>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 more
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence)

    AED 63,000 Tuition Fee
    <p>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 blo more
  • 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 princ more
  • 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 princ more
  • 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 desig more
  • 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 more
  • 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 pr more
  • 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 r more
  • 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 wid more
  • 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 - 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 relation more
  • 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 technolo more
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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.50
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.00
  • SAT Not required
  • ACT Not required

Accreditations

    Financial Aid & Scholarship

    The University offers a number of scholarships. These include the International Student Scholarship for high-achieving students, 30 Community Engagement Scholarships for students excelling in community engagement activities, and a Sports Scholarship for students excelling in sports.

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    Other Information

    Established in 2005

    Other

    The University is ranked at number 312 worldwide (QS World University Rankings 2017/18) and counted among the best 30 universities in the UK (The Guardian University League Table 2018). The degrees are accredited and approved by Royal Charter in the UK.

    The Location

    Dubai - United Arab Emirates

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      • Testimony
        2003-2006, Bachelor of Science (BSc)

        A Brilliant University

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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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        2006-2011, Bachelor of Science (BSc) Hons

        Recommended for fantastic research support

        The facilities and staff made learning easy and thorough.