Heriot-Watt University Malaysia (HWUM)

Putrajaya, Putrajaya, Malaysia

Quick Facts

  • It is a world leader in the fields of Engineering, Business and Psychology
  • Guaranteed campus transfers to the UK and Dubai
  • Ranked 281st in the QS World University Rankings 2023

About Heriot-Watt University Malaysia (HWUM)

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia is a private university that was first established in 2013. It is a branch campus of Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland, which has a history dating back to 1821 where it was the world’s first mechanics’ institute.

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia offers Foundation, Undergraduate and Postgraduate studies across various fields, including Actuarial Science, Accounting and Finance. They are world leaders in the field of Engineering, Business and Psychology. 

Under Heriot-Watt University Malaysia’s Go Global programme, students have the opportunity to become global students by taking part in an Inter-Campus Transfer to its UK or Dubai campuses at any time during their studies and also choose to graduate there. They have guaranteed placements for all of the university’s programmes, so long as the programme is offered where they wish to transfer.

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia (HWUM) Ranking & Reputation

Heriot-Watt has established an excellent reputation for its quality of education over the years, performing consistently in world university rankings. It is ranked 281st in the world in the QS World University Rankings 2023. 

As for the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2023, Heriot-Watt is among the many universities in the 500 – 600 range. The score is based on the percentage of the university’s international staff, the level of international co-authorship of academic papers and the percentage of international students studying at the university.

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia’s programmes are developed to match the industry’s needs and equip students to become industry-fit graduates and postgraduates. As a testament to the university’s healthy track record, 95% of its students find employment or further their studies within six months of graduation.


Why Study at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia (HWUM)

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Career-Oriented Courses
Programmes are designed to be highly relevant to the working world, encouraging practical application of knowledge through project work

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Go Global
Students can transfer to the university’s UK or Dubai campuses at any time during their studies and also choose to graduate there

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Centre Of Excellence
Heriot-Watt University offers a plethora of Undergraduate and Postgraduate studies and are world leaders in the field of Engineering, Business and Psychology


Campus Location

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia (HWUM) is located in Putrajaya, Malaysia's very own federal administrative capital. The campus can be accessed directly via major highways and public transportations. Within its vicinity are a variety of amenities and facilities.

The campus is built on a vast 4.8 acres, with an impressive lakeside location with modern leisure and sporting facilities. It's a green campus with a living grass roof, the first of its kind in Malaysia.


Courses Offered

Heriot-Watt University is known for its excellent UK programmes. It offers a wide range of courses from various disciplines across various levels of study. Check out the full list of offered programmes here.

Featured programmes at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia (HWUM)

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia (HWUM)

Putrajaya, Putrajaya

Foundation in Business

Intake

Apr, Jul, Sep

Fees

RM23,760

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia (HWUM)

Putrajaya, Putrajaya

BSc (Hons) Actuarial Science

Intake

Jul, Sep

Fees

RM131,760

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia (HWUM)

Putrajaya, Putrajaya

BSc (Hons) Statistical Data Science

Intake

Jul, Sep

Fees

RM131,760

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia (HWUM)

Putrajaya, Putrajaya

BSc (Hons) Psychology

Intake

Jul, Sep

Fees

RM106,500

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia (HWUM)

Putrajaya, Putrajaya

BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying

Intake

Jan, Jul, Sep

Fees

RM106,500


Scholarships

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia also offers a number of scholarships and financial aid to fellow students. Here are some scholarships you can find at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia.

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia (HWUM)

Putrajaya, Putrajaya

High Achiever's Scholarships to Foundation

Amount

Up to RM10,000 tuition fee waiver

Study Level

Foundation

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia (HWUM)

Putrajaya, Putrajaya

High Achiever's Scholarships to Undergraduate

Amount

Up to RM12,000 tuition fee waiver

Study Level

Bachelor's Degree

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia (HWUM)

Putrajaya, Putrajaya

Foundation Progression Discount

Amount

RM5,000 discount off first-year tuition fee

Study Level

Bachelor's Degree