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Heriot-Watt University Malaysia

Founded in 1821 as the world’s first mechanics institute, Heriot-Watt has a rich heritage and an established reputation as a leading research-led university. Now, their communities of scholars come from across the world and for a purpose: leaders in ideas and solutions, delivering innovation and educational excellence in Business, Engineering, Design and the Physical, Social and Life Sciences.

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia’s purpose-built campus opened to students in Putrajaya in September 2014 and the formal launch took place on 12 February 2015. The £35m campus sits on 4.8 acres in a stunning lakeside location providing exceptional educational facilities in an excellent environment, close to the Putrajaya marina and its modern leisure and sports facilities.

Committed to producing future-ready graduates who will go on to make an impact in the world, Heriot-Watt University Malaysia introduced a Positive Education approach in 2017. Positive Education does not only focus on academic excellence but also the holistic development of individuals. Through Positive Education, the institution nurtures purposeful, impactful, professional and resilient individuals.

The campus is a state-of-the-art teaching and learning environment, reflecting their status as a leading provider of high-quality, professionally orientated education, knowledge transfer and research. Heriot-Watt’s programmes offer the same content, examinations, and resources wherever students may be, ensuring the same quality Heriot-Watt is known for. The certificate received upon graduation will also be the same as students in both the UK and Dubai campuses.

Heriot-Watt’s roots are in Scotland, their ambition and reach are truly international. Together with their alumni, civic community and industry partners, they transform people, society and the world we live in.

Courses Offered

  • Actuarial Science
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

University Campus

  • Putrajaya, Malaysia

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