Heriot-Watt University is the first British university to establish a campus in Dubai. Since its inception in 2005, it has consistently delivered highly acclaimed degree programs tailored to meet the specific needs of local businesses and industries. The Dubai campus offers a wide array of foundation, undergraduate, postgraduate, and PhD/PGR programs across various disciplines such as Data Science, Construction and Engineering, Accounting and Finance, Digital Marketing, Psychology, Architecture and Design, Robotics, Computing, and Artificial Intelligence.

The top 10 programs for 2024 include foundation programs in Management, Engineering, and Design Studies, Computer Sciences focusing on Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Security, or Data Sciences, as well as offerings in Chemical, Automotive, or Electrical Engineering, Architecture, Interior Architecture & Design, Architectural Engineering, Business, Accountancy, Psychology, Management, Renewable Energy Engineering, and Network Security, among others. These programs are designed to equip students with the skills necessary to tackle real-world industry challenges and excel in a competitive marketplace.

Students have the opportunity to benefit from world-class expertise by learning from leading academics and practitioners, engage with a curriculum addressing today’s global challenges by choosing from the 70+ offered programs, and join a global community of ambitious professionals and alumni. Heriot-Watt University has earned recognition for its commitment to providing top-quality higher education, as evidenced by its teaching excellence, research performance, student satisfaction, and graduate employability.

The Dubai campus has been granted a five-star rating by the KHDA Higher Education Classification and obtained initial institutional licensure from the UAE’s Ministry of Education through the Commission for Academic Accreditation. Spread across 218,000 square feet, the campus is designed with a focus on enhancing the student experience and ensures consistent learning outcomes and teaching standards across global locations. Additionally, graduates receive the same prestigious Heriot-Watt University degree qualification, irrespective of the campus they attended.

Students are also encouraged to participate in the Go Global programme, providing opportunities to experience student life at the university's UK or Malaysia campuses. With a focus on industry collaboration, the university ensures that students not only acquire knowledge but also gain practical experience, giving them a competitive edge in their respective fields and ensuring success post-graduation.

A student testimonial highlights the transformative experience of being a part of the Heriot-Watt University Dubai community, emphasizing the practical, industry-driven education, advanced campus technology, global network for collaboration, and diverse student body contributing to personal and professional growth. The university's focus on extracurricular opportunities, from internships to student clubs, enriches the overall university experience and prepares students for successful careers.

Guided campus tours are available from Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm. For enquiries and more information, please contact the Admissions Office at +971 (0) 48 727 000 or visit www.hw.ac.uk/dubai