Heriot-Watt University Malaysia


Bangor Rated amongst the top 10 universities in the UK for student satisfaction*, Bangor University is a friendly, convenient and student-centred place to study, with the size and friendly nature of the University being one of the main reasons many of our students choose to study here.

Why choose Heriot-Watt University?
Our Programs
Studying at our Malaysia Campus

Our portfolio was launched in the early part of 2013 with the global MBA programme from theEdinburgh Business School. We continue to develop our range of programmes – postgraduate, undergraduate and foundation – with our move into our new purpose-built campus in Putrajaya.

A high-quality, British education

Heriot-Watt University’s degree programmes are typified by a high degree of relevance to the world of work. They promote an international outlook, leading thinking and practical application of knowledge, which gives rise to graduates who are highly regarded by employers across the world.

Distinctive, career-orientated programmes of study

Our high-quality degrees are professionally relevant to the needs of industry, commerce and wider society. They are specifically tailored to the needs of the economy in Malaysia and the South East Asia region.

Facilitating access

We welcome students from across Malaysia and beyond and we offer a range of scholarships and discounts to encourage and extend opportunities to students who have the ambition to benefit from a Heriot-Watt University degree.


Off-campus student accommodation options are provided in Cyberjaya, about 10-15 minutes drive from Putrajaya. A free shuttle bus operates between the student accommodation residences and campus.

The off-campus accommodation options of The Arc and the Shaftbury Residences offer modern and spacious living accommodation. Each residence has a warden who is there to help you settle in and sort out any problems along the way. If you choose not to stay at these, our Accommodation Office provides support to help you secure the accommodation you need. They can provide advice and have excellent links with local accommodation providers.

The Arc, Cyberjaya

The Arc is a student accommodation development, approximately 8km from the campus, which caters for students from the universities in the vicinity. Their three bedroom units can be single or twin sharing rooms and all have a lounge and equipped kitchenette. The Arc also has a gym, swimming pool and laundrette.

Campus life
Student clubs and societies

Student clubs and societies are a great way to meet new people and make friends with other students from around the world. There are a number of clubs and societies which are actively seeking new student members. Clubs are run by students, for students and are an excellent way to get involved and enrich your university life.

Sport and recreation

There are many sports and recreational facilities in Putrajaya, which offer special rates and discounts to Heriot-Watt students.

The sports complex in Precinct 18 provides both outdoor and indoor sports facilities, with many of the sport facilities being free of charge on weekdays. The water sports complex at Precinct 6 boasts an Olympic-size swimming pool and other facilities. There is an Extreme Challenge Park at Precinct 5 as well as the many public parks which provide excellent recreation and picnic spots for students.


Summary of Tuition Fees 2015 – please refer to First Semester Fees 2015 for full details.

Foundation Programme Total Tuition Fee 2015 (RM)
Foundation in Science 21,100 / 25,200*
Foundation in Business and Design 20,500 / 24,000*

* Local students / International students

Undergraduate Programmes Tuition Fee per year from 2015 (RM)
BSc (Hons) Actuarial Science 42,640 / 45,000*
BBA (Hons) Business Administration 32,000 / 33,600*
BEng (Hons) Chemical Engineering 39,520 / 39,900*
BSc (Hons) Construction Project Management 32,000 / 33,600*
BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering 39,520 / 39,900*
BEng (Hons) Petroleum Engineering 42,640 / 45,000*
BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying 32,000 / 33,600*

* Local students / International students

Postgraduate Programmes Total Tuition Fee 2015 (RM)
MSc Business Psychology 43,650 / 44,900*
MSc Construction Project Management 45,420 / 46,900*
MSc Energy 45,420 / 46,900*
MSc International Business Management 43,650 / 44,900*
MBA 52,000 – 55,800*
MSc Petroleum Engineering 73,000 / 75,500*
MSc Quantity Surveying 45,420 / 46,900*
MSc Renewable Energy 45,420 / 46,900*
MSc Strategic Project Management 43,650 / 44,900*

* Local students / International students

Registration fees
Fee (RM) Local Students International Students
Application & EMGS Fee* 2,700 (during application)
Personal bond Amount varies dependent on country
Registration fee (non refundable) 500 500 (after visa approval)
International Student Annual Fee** 1,000 (after visa approval)
Total 500 4,200 (+ Personal Bond)

* RM 850 for insurance, medical screening and student pass is refundable if the student visa application is rejected by Education Malaysia Global Services (EMGS)

** Annual fee payable

Yearly Visa Renewal Fees for International Students
Extended duration required Charges (RM)
 3 months  470
 6 months  610
 9 months  750
 12 months  890

We are committed to continuous improvement and development in all our activity. Our focus is on responding to the changing needs of business, industry and society and finding solutions to the global challenges of the 21st century.

Building on established expertise in key, specialist areas, our aim is to produce the next generation of leaders and thinkers who make a difference in the world.

We are already leading the way in areas as varied as energy, the environment and climate change, risk and modelling, infrastructure and transport, and the interface between life and physical sciences.


At Heriot-Watt we’ve created an environment that nurtures innovation and leadership – where our researchers, staff and students can realise their potential and develop their ambitions.

We’re proud of our collegiate atmosphere and integrated teaching and research approach which has helped to build a community of committed academics and highly motivated students. Our focus on careers delivers results and we’ve an excellent reputation for graduate employability.

We have campuses in Edinburgh, the Scottish Borders, Orkney, Dubai and Malaysia where we aim to provide stimulating, supportive environments conducive to effective learning and research, and where staff and students can excel.

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