Get the flexibility you need in this challenging climate

Start your Foundation in July 2021 and have the flexibility to change courses, restart at a later intake or even withdraw.

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Flexible Foundation


Flexible Restart

Start your Foundation in July and have the flexibility to restart in September — at no extra cost! You can even change your mind and switch to another Foundation programme.


Flexible Fee Payment

Option to pay your tuition fees over 6 instalments. In addition, if you choose to withdraw by 30 Aug 2021, you’ll get a 70% refund of your tuition fees.


Flexible Commencement

There’s no reason to commit yourself to a specific intake. Start your Foundation in July or September — it’s your choice!


Flexible Study Mode

Get the best of both worlds with Heriot-Watt’s Responsive Blended Learning that features both face-to-face and active online learning.

Foundation Programmes

Foundation in Science


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Learn to conduct research at an early stage

Transition seamlessly into a science or business degree

Degree Pathways



■ Accounting and Business Finance
■ Actuarial Science
■ Statistical Data Science
■ Business and Finance
■ Chemical Engineering
■ Civil Engineering
■ Construction Project Management
■ Electrical and Electronic Engineering
■ Mechanical Engineering
■ Quantity Surveying
■ Psychology with Management
■ Psychology

Foundation in Business


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Develop independent learning skills

Progress to a variety of business-related degrees including actuarial science, psychology and quantity surveying

Degree Pathways



■ Actuarial Science
■ Statistical Data Science
■ Business Administration
■ Accounting and Business Finance
■ Business and Finance
■ International Business Management
■ International Business Management with Enterprise / Marketing / Human Resource Management
■ Construction Project Management
■ Quantity Surveying
■ Psychology with Management
■ Psychology

Get a high-flying start

Apply for the July 2021 Intake and receive a RM4,000 waiver

Available Scholarships


High Achiever’s Scholarships

Get up to 35% tuition fee waiver


Financial Hardship Scholarships

Fee waiver of 50% or 100% for those with financial hardship


Partner Scholarships

Get 50% to 100% scholarships with Heriot-Watt’s partner organisations

Pre-Foundation Summer Camp

#Jumpstart your pre-university studies

The past year has been challenging with school being disrupted.

Fill in the gaps with Heriot-Watt’s Pre-Foundation Summer Camp, a 3-week programme where you’ll be exposed to both science and social science subject domains so that you can better decide your study pathway.

Most importantly, it’s not all just talk. You will be working hands-on on a sustainability challenge that will build critical thinking, collaboration, leadership and social skills.

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Date and Time: 14 June – 2 July 2021 from 9.30am to 4pm (Mon – Fri)
Why Join: Learn self-directed online learning skills, develop a positive mindset through positive psychology and gain skills that are crucial for the 21st century
Fee: The programme costs RM1,000 but will be offset from your first-semester fee should you apply to Heriot-Watt’s Foundation programme


Why Heriot-Watt University Malaysia

Study at one of the most innovative institutions in Malaysia.


Global Campuses

A truly international university with 5 global campuses and 27,000 students worldwide


Highly Sought-After

Over 90% of students are in graduate-level jobs or further study 6 months after graduating


High Impact

A world-leading university with strong links to international business and industry


Exceptional Facilities

Excellent facilities, highly-rated teaching and world-leading research activity

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