About Us

Pioneering British education in Dubai, with highly acclaimed degree programmes that meet the specific demands of local business and industry.

Our heritage dates back to 1821 since when our community of scholars has been developing transformational solutions to specific global problems. We are specialists in engineering, business and science and leaders in innovative global education for a future world.

Our established reputation

With a history dating back to 1821, we have a long tradition of excellence and a proven track record in educating, inspiring and challenging the professionals of tomorrow. We are one of the top UK universities for business and industry and have an established reputation for world-class teaching and practical, leading-edge research.

Heriot-Watt in Dubai

Heriot-Watt University was the first overseas university to set up in Dubai International Academic City.

After 180 years' provision of world-renowned education in the UK, Heriot-Watt was invited to Dubai to provide specialised programmes in the fields of management, engineering, built environment, food science and fashion.

Our programmes

Our Dubai study programmes range from Masters programmes in disciplines as challenging and diverse as Petroleum Engineering, Construction Project Management, Management, Energy, Information Technology, and the world-renowned Edinburgh Business School MBA, to undergraduate degrees in Management, Construction, Quantity Surveying and Engineering.

At our Dubai Campus, you will gain a degree that is taught and examined to the same exacting standards as on our UK campuses, preparing you for success in your chosen career.

All of our programmes are taught by our own faculty, many of whom are permanently located in Dubai, supplemented by visiting experts in key fields.

Top quality British education

With strong links to industry and business, we pride ourselves on developing and educating future leaders, managers and innovators. With many of our programmes recognised by the relevant professional associations and institutes, a Heriot-Watt University degree is professionally valued.

Our degrees are also accredited and approved by Royal Charter in the UK.

Our programmes include the option to transfer and undertake part of your degree at our home campus in Scotland.

Heriot-Watt graduates are highly sought after by employers worldwide, and our 77,000 alumni working in key positions around the globe are testament to our success.

Supportive environment

Since 2005, we have created a campus environment where you can lead your student life to the full, make lasting friendships and enjoy everything that one of the world’s greatest cities has to offer.

At our Dubai Campus, you'll enjoy a supportive and positive learning environment that will ensure you can make the best of your time as a student.

We have a range of support services with friendly, approachable staff that are there to listen and provide you with the advice, support and information you need.

Guaranteed tuition fee packages and opportunities for scholarships are also available to ensure you can make the most of your time with us.

Programs taught in:
English

This school also offers:

MA

Heriot Watt Unviersity Dubai

The MA Interior Architecture and Design explores the emerging symbiotic relationship between 'interior design' and 'interior architecture' in comprehending, crafting, and ... [+]

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There is currently a divide between what we regard as 'Interior design', and what we regard as 'Interior architecture'. However there is an on-going convergence of both fields, and an opportunity exists to fuse together the most influential elements of both; the creativity, process, and design thinking of designers, with the science, knowledge, and pragmatism of architecture.

The programme aims to fuse key aspects of both fields, to prepare graduates to enter and lead an evolving design industry. Heriot-Watt University is well known as a leader in STEM education and research and as such we aim to consider and combine the role of both science and design in informing interior architecture and design. Students are educated through a variety of studio projects, specialist subjects, and cross-disciplinary contextual and theoretical courses.... [-]

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Our MSc in Artificial Intelligence aims to impart the understanding and skills to develop intelligent software applications, such as those involving evolutionary computat ... [+]

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Our MSc in Artificial Intelligence aims to impart the understanding and skills to develop intelligent software applications, such as those involving evolutionary computation and learning.

Students will develop skills in specialist areas with clear applications in industry, including data mining, pattern recognition and machine learning. The MSc project in some cases can be carried out in collaboration with an outside industrial or academic organisation.

This programme is accredited by the BCS, the chartered institute of IT.

Course content

Full-time students take 4 courses each semester and must normally take all core courses.

Core courses Biologically Inspired Computation Data Mining and Machine Learning Research Methods and Project Planning Masters project and dissertation Optional courses 3D Graphics and Animation Advanced Interaction Design Advanced Software Engineering Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Agents Computer Games Programming Software Engineering Foundations Big Data Management Intelligent Robotics ... [-]
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Our MSc Business Information Management programme offers a strong and fairly unique combination of practical, analytical and theoretical courses. It will build your exper ... [+]

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Our MSc Business Information Management programme offers a strong and fairly unique combination of practical, analytical and theoretical courses. It will build your expertise and provide comprehensive training across business management and software engineering.

The programme’s emphasis is not on computer programming but on developing relevant analytical and project management skills to ensure you can become an excellent communicator/manager operating between hard-core software developers and business managers.

Students can specialise in areas like e-commerce, online learning and IT project management. The programme studies IT but does not require students to design programs or write software.... [-]

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The programme is aimed at people already in, or aspiring towards, a career in management or human resource-related fields within any industry. It also provides training f ... [+]

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The programme is aimed at people already in, or aspiring towards, a career in management or human resource-related fields within any industry. It also provides training for those wishing to pursue specialist consultancy work in business psychology. This programme provides a detailed understanding of various aspects of psychology relevant to the workplace. Students may find some subject areas familiar from previous studies in business management. In all areas, however, the business psychology approach is to utilise primary research data and psychological principles to analyse situations and develop evidence-based policies.

January entrants

Students starting the programme in January should note that it runs full-time for 2 semesters (12 months) + dissertation (February to April, 3 months) (total 16 months), or part-time runs for 4 semesters (24 months) + dissertation (March to August, 6 months) (total 30 months).... [-]

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Coaching Psychology is a thriving area of applied psychology which deals with professional and personal issues in a practical way. There is a growing demand for experts i ... [+]

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Coaching Psychology is a thriving area of applied psychology which deals with professional and personal issues in a practical way. There is a growing demand for experts in evidence-based coaching who can offer effective non-clinical interventions to help individuals and teams by increasing productivity, managing talent, and dealing with conflict, stress and change. This demand exists across a number of sectors and areas of performance including occupational, educational, health, counselling, sports psychology, leadership, management, organisational development and human resources.

January entrants

Students starting the programme in January should note that it runs full-time for 2 semesters (12 months) + dissertation (February to April, 3 months) (total 16 months), or part-time runs for 4 semesters (24 months) + dissertation (March to August, 6 months) (total 30 months).... [-]

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The MSc in Business Strategy, Leadership and Change has been designed to build student knowledge and understanding of formulating and monitoring business strategies, incl ... [+]

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The MSc in Business Strategy, Leadership and Change has been designed to build student knowledge and understanding of formulating and monitoring business strategies, including how to develop change programmes and understand the impact of different leadership styles in particular contexts. The programme’s multidisciplinary approach to managing an organisation will provide students with deep managerial and organisational insights.

Course content Business Models: Themes and Issues Strategic Change Leadership Competitive Strategy Research Philosophy and Practice

Plus any three from:

Business Economics Demand and Inventory Planning Green and Sustainable Logistics International Marketing Managing Diversity in Business Project Management Quality Management & Engineering System Thinking & Analysis ... [-]
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Modern civil engineering professionals often require an extensive understanding of construction management due to the strategic benefits it can bring to both individuals ... [+]

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Modern civil engineering professionals often require an extensive understanding of construction management due to the strategic benefits it can bring to both individuals and project teams. As the industry becomes more competitive, organisations and their clients are increasingly demanding the combined time, cost and quality assurances that good project management practice provides. Furthermore, the industry now recognises that there is a need for engineers to gain specialist technical knowledge that complements their academic and professional background.

The MSc/Postgraduate Diploma in Civil Engineering and Construction Management provides students with a combination of courses designed to improve their knowledge and understanding of advanced civil engineering and modern construction management theory and practice.... [-]

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As competition grows amongst those wishing to enter and develop a career in the construction industry, this internationally recognised qualification provides a quality be ... [+]

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As competition grows amongst those wishing to enter and develop a career in the construction industry, this internationally recognised qualification provides a quality benchmark for prospective employers and can enhance career progression.

Taught using principles applicable to quantity surveying across many industrial sectors, the programme provides graduates with a strong and in-depth knowledge of the subject area.

Professional recognition

The programme is accredited by both the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).

On successful completion of the MSc in Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying, graduates may apply for RICS membership. Following the successful completion of the Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) graduate members will achieve full chartered status.... [-]

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The aim of the MSc and Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Systems Management is to impart the skills and understanding required to manage complex computer systems as part o ... [+]

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The aim of the MSc and Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Systems Management is to impart the skills and understanding required to manage complex computer systems as part of the support services of an organisation. This will include the selection, installation, maintenance and support of a wide range of computing technologies and an understanding of currently recommended methodologies.

As the pace of change in computer science and information technology is quite staggering, our taught postgraduate programmes draw very much on the strength of the research activities carried out by academic staff.

Professional recognition

The MSc Computer Systems Management degree is accredited by BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT.... [-]

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There is a very high level of demand for qualified construction project managers in the global construction industry. This programme produces qualified project managers o ... [+]

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There is a very high level of demand for qualified construction project managers in the global construction industry. This programme produces qualified project managers of the quality required by the UK, Middle Eastern and global construction industries, both in terms of their immediate ability to perform and their longer-term strategic potential. Taught from the perspective of construction project management, with principles that apply far beyond this sector, the programme provides students with access to both a solid theoretical base and current and future strategies in practical project management.

Professional recognition

The programme is accredited by both the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).... [-]

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Our MSc in Data Science teaches the theory and skills for managing and analysing very large and complex data sets, sometimes referred to as Big Data. ... [+]

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You will learn how to model, store and process these data sets using the latest algorithms and techniques and about modern methods and tools for visually exploring them.

The core courses of the programme provide the key skill set of a data scientist: applying machine learning, managing large data sets, and generating interesting visualisations.

The skills acquired will be applicable to business applications, industrial applications and also to scientific data exploration.

Professional recognition

The MSc is accredited by the British Computer Society.

Course content

Students undertake four courses in semester 1 and a further four courses in semester 2. On this programme, the following taught courses are mandatory:... [-]

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The Energy MSc at Heriot-Watt provides the opportunity for graduate engineers or scientists and corporate members of related professional bodies to acquire the detailed k ... [+]

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The Energy MSc at Heriot-Watt provides the opportunity for graduate engineers or scientists and corporate members of related professional bodies to acquire the detailed knowledge needed to meet the challenges and develop opportunities within the energy industry. The programme is directly related to the energy challenges facing every region of the world, including the Gulf region.

Heriot-Watt recognises that learning needs to be flexible and this programme allows experienced and recent graduates to tailor the programme content and structure to their specific needs. The University uses a virtual learning environment (VLE) called Vision, which can be accessed via the Internet. Students will study courses and submit assignments through Vision at their own pace, allowing them to study for a recognised degree alongside their professional career.... [-]

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The professional field of facilities management is growing rapidly worldwide, establishing itself as the source of strategic management for the coordination of modern bus ... [+]

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The professional field of facilities management is growing rapidly worldwide, establishing itself as the source of strategic management for the coordination of modern business processes and support facilities.

The Facilities Management programme develops competencies and skills to enable its graduates to manage facilities effectively in a changing business world. Taught from the perspective of strategic facilities management, the programme will invest in students the skills necessary to realise the strategic potential of facilities management to contribute to business effectiveness.

The programme is industry relevant, ensuring that graduates are able to quickly make a positive and effective contribution to the success of their working environment.... [-]

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The MSc in Finance is designed for students looking for a mainstream taught MSc in the subject, with a view to either pursuing a career in the financial sector or progres ... [+]

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The MSc in Finance is designed for students looking for a mainstream taught MSc in the subject, with a view to either pursuing a career in the financial sector or progressing to doctoral research in finance. The aim of the programme is to develop students’ knowledge and understanding of academic finance and the financial sector, including theory, empirical research and practical issues.

The programme will enable students to understand core theories and concepts in finance; understand and use a range of analytical techniques, for example, the analysis of a company’s financial statements or the application of models to value financial assets; evaluate methods of empirical research and empirical findings; develop practical knowledge of financial markets and institutions and financial decisions within companies; carry out original research via a dissertation; and develop transferable skills, particularly in analytical techniques, communication and teamwork, relevant to employment in the financial sector or in academic research.... [-]

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The MSc in Finance and Management is designed to offer modern knowledge in the area of corporate finance and business management of companies. It combines key finance-rel ... [+]

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The MSc in Finance and Management is designed to offer modern knowledge in the area of corporate finance and business management of companies. It combines key finance-related courses with business management courses focused on project management and strategy.

Our MSc in Finance and Management is suited to those who seek careers, as say, financial analysts, in the finance functions of organizations and who intend to move into more managerial positions as their careers develop. The knowledge and skills gained from the course are relevant to working within any business – in a small business where the ability to control finances is vital, or in large businesses and public sector organizations where an understanding of financial management and its wider role in the overall management of the organisation is critical... [-]

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This programme aims to impart understanding and skills in key business management and information technology subjects at Master’s level. It covers the design and developm ... [+]

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This programme aims to impart understanding and skills in key business management and information technology subjects at Master’s level. It covers the design and development of IT systems, the management of IT projects, the digital economy and the development of business applications.

January entrants

Students starting the programme in January should note that it runs part-time runs for 4 semesters (24 months) + dissertation (March to August, 6 months) (total 30 months).

Students enrolling for the January intake programmes are not required to be on campus during the summer break.

Course content

Full-time students take four courses in Semester 1 and a further four in Semester 2. Results from these examinations determine whether students progress to an individual project and dissertation of four months’ duration leading to the MSc degree.... [-]

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The aim of both the MSc and the Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology (Software Systems) is to educate software engineers. The programme is concerned with the us ... [+]

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The aim of both the MSc and the Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology (Software Systems) is to educate software engineers. The programme is concerned with the use and application of information technology in the specification, design, development and deployment of software. Throughout the programme, you will implement software solutions to remedy practical problems and put into practice the theoretical concepts learned in lectures.

As well as studying core software engineering topics, like Java programming and UML specification of object-oriented systems, you will follow a range of other courses such as Databases and Network Applications.

January entrants

Students starting the programme in January should note that it runs part-time only for 4 semesters (24 months) + dissertation (March to August, 6 months) (total 30 months).... [-]

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The aim of this programme is to enhance the research and employment potential of students who seek to specialise in international accounting and finance. It is particular ... [+]

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The aim of this programme is to enhance the research and employment potential of students who seek to specialise in international accounting and finance. It is particularly suitable for those wishing to develop an academic career in research. It is also suitable for those in pursuit of a professional career in this area, or for those already established in such a career who wish to extend their skills and familiarity with the latest themes of research in the areas of international accounting and finance.

The core of the programme is the stream on International Accounting, which consists of three courses taken over semesters 1 and 2. These classes seek to provide an international perspective on the study of accounting so that students can develop an understanding of the reasons for national differences, the tendencies towards harmonisation and the problems of multinational companies. This is done within the context of supporting classes in accounting theory and research methodology.... [-]

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Our MSc International Business Management with Finance programme is aimed at graduates who have little or no business or management background in their first degree and w ... [+]

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Our MSc International Business Management with Finance programme is aimed at graduates who have little or no business or management background in their first degree and who wish to gain a broad-based business qualification to enhance their future career prospects. It is also aimed at those looking to develop business management knowledge and skills to allow them to change or further their careers.

International Business Management Pathways

Our MSc International Business Management with Finance is one of three specialist pathways we offer in International Business Management. The programmes cover key issues in international business management including the international business environment as well as the importance of strategy, finance, marketing, and organisational behaviour. You then focus on developing specific knowledge and skills in your chosen pathway subject in preparation for a career in that area.... [-]

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Our MSc International Business Management with Human Resource Management (HRM) programme is aimed at graduates who have little or no business or management background in ... [+]

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Our MSc International Business Management with Human Resource Management (HRM) programme is aimed at graduates who have little or no business or management background in their first degree and who wish to gain a broad-based business qualification to enhance their future career prospects, or at those looking to develop business management knowledge and skills to allow them to change or further their careers.

International Business Management Pathways

Our MSc International Business Management with HRM is one of three specialist pathways we offer in International Business Management. The programmes cover key issues in international business management including the international business environment as well as the importance of strategy, finance, marketing, and organisational behaviour. You then focus on developing specific knowledge and skills in your chosen pathway subject in preparation for a career in that area.... [-]

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Our MSc International Business Management with Marketing programme is aimed at graduates who have little or no business or management background in their first degree and ... [+]

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Our MSc International Business Management with Marketing programme is aimed at graduates who have little or no business or management background in their first degree and who wish to gain a broad-based business qualification to enhance their future career prospects, or at those looking to develop business management knowledge and skills to allow them to change or further their careers.

International Business Management pathways

Our MSc International Business Management with Marketing is one of three specialist pathways we offer in International Business Management. The programmes cover key issues in international business management including the international business environment as well as the importance of strategy, finance, marketing, and organisational behaviour. You then focus on developing specific knowledge and skills in your chosen pathway subject in preparation for a career in that area.... [-]

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Heriot Watt University’s MSc in International Fashion Marketing is an established and respected programme that is designed to equip you with the techniques and practices ... [+]

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Heriot Watt University’s MSc in International Fashion Marketing is an established and respected programme that is designed to equip you with the techniques and practices required for a career in the international fashion sector.

Programme duration MSc - 12 months full-time; 24 months part-time PG Diploma - 9 months full-time; 21 months part-time Accreditation

This Programme is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) indicating that our teaching and assessment meet the rigorous standards of the CIM in terms of content, scope and learning outcomes.

As a result, all graduates from the International Fashion Marketing MSc gain exemption from two CIM modules: the Certificate Level Marketing module and the CIM Diploma Level Strategic Marketing module. This exemption is provided at no extra charge and reduces the cost of pursuing this prestigious professional qualification by up to £400. Students are also given the opportunity to attend CIM networking events which take place on campus and in Edinburgh and Glasgow.... [-]

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Our MSc in International Marketing Management with Digital Marketing is designed to provide you with an understanding of marketing management in today’s global digital ec ... [+]

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Our MSc in International Marketing Management with Digital Marketing is designed to provide you with an understanding of marketing management in today’s global digital economy. Through a combination of practical insight and academic knowledge, you will gain an understanding of contemporary developments in digital marketing practices and strategies and how to apply these to real-world business challenges. The programme will be of interest to those working in (or intending to work in) the digital economy and looking to differentiate themselves within an expanding job market.

Course content

All subjects take an international view of marketing and focus on practical issues and current topics within international marketing management as well as on key theories.... [-]

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Edinburgh is a major centre for investment management with a long and proud history. The MSc in Investment Management provides key investment knowledge with a specific in ... [+]

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Edinburgh is a major centre for investment management with a long and proud history. The MSc in Investment Management provides key investment knowledge with a specific industry focus. A unique feature of the programme is the Current Topics in Investment Management course, where senior investment practitioners give weekly guest lectures, providing insight into the investment industry and allowing students to gain a real-life perspective on the knowledge and theories they are studying.

Discussion of academic theories and their limitations is combined with an emphasis on practical application. Staff teaching on the programme are at the forefront of research and practice in finance and investment management and most are also members of the Centre for Finance and Investment (CFI)which brings Heriot-Watt academics with an interest in finance and investment together with senior practitioners from the local financial community.... [-]

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Lean Six Sigma (LSS) is a powerful methodology for achieving process efficiency and effectiveness which results in enhanced customer satisfaction and improved bottom line ... [+]

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Lean Six Sigma (LSS) is a powerful methodology for achieving process efficiency and effectiveness which results in enhanced customer satisfaction and improved bottom line results. It aims to achieve improvements in the most economical manner possible and is focused on reducing waste in business processes. The programme will build an understanding of the tools and techniques of Lean Six Sigma methodologies and demonstrate the tangible and quantifiable results these bring to the bottom line. Students will learn state-of-the-art concepts, methods, principles, tools and techniques, relating to quality and process improvement for a broad range of organisations, such as manufacturing, service, public sector and third sector, set within a global context.... [-]

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Logistics is the term widely used in business to describe the range of activities associated with the movement, storage and handling of materials. The discipline has been ... [+]

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Logistics is the term widely used in business to describe the range of activities associated with the movement, storage and handling of materials. The discipline has been revolutionised over the years and has come to be regarded as a key determinant of business competitiveness. Companies have substantially improved their performance not only by overhauling their internal logistics but also by managing their supply chain more effectively. These developments have created a sustained demand for well-qualified logistics and supply chain managers throughout many sectors.

The Dubai Government recognises the economic importance of logistics, not only locally but to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and beyond. Recent industry reports have highlighted the fact that the UAE is a major global logistics hub, with an estimated one-third of the world’s logistics activity passing through the region.... [-]

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Lean Six Sigma is considered as a World Class Process Excellence programme in over 60% of the Fortune 500 companies and hence this course will develop Logistic and Supply ... [+]

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Lean Six Sigma is considered as a World Class Process Excellence programme in over 60% of the Fortune 500 companies and hence this course will develop Logistic and Supply Chain leaders of tomorrow. Where there is a waste there is a need for lean process. Where there is dysfunction within logistics functions, Six Sigma probes to expose problems and prescribe solutions. Moreover, there is clear evidence that a number of professional jobs in the Logistics and Supply Chain global market seek qualifications on Lean and Six Sigma for achieving and sustaining competitive advantage. The successful completion of the course can be used as a fast-track mechanism for gaining professional qualifications to accreditation by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT).... [-]

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This unique program provides international students with the opportunity to study, in one full time or two years part-time, fundamental and advanced security topics such ... [+]

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This unique program provides international students with the opportunity to study, in one full time or two years part-time, fundamental and advanced security topics such as cryptography, penetration testing, digital forensics, IT security management, and ISO 27001. Heriot-Watt University is proud to be the first university in the UAE to make available to international students an MSc in Network Security with such advanced topics.

Course content

The aim of both the MSc and the Postgraduate Diploma in Network Security is to provide our graduates with the fundamental knowledge and practical skills required for a Network Security-related professional position in an organisation.... [-]

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Our MSc Operations Management aims to develop a critical understanding of the role of operations management in relation to organisational performance and competitiveness. ... [+]

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Knowledge and expertise in operations management is an important requirement of managers across all business functions and there is an increasing demand for operations management specialists in all types of organisations.

Our MSc Operations Management aims to develop a critical understanding of the role of operations management in relation to organisational performance and competitiveness. It will build knowledge of operations management principles and concepts, and how they can be applied, across different organisational functions including finance, sales, marketing, human resource management and design. It will also develop expertise in the use of various quality, process and supply chain management tools and techniques for analysing and improving operations in a wide range of industries including manufacturing, services, the public sector and the third sector.... [-]

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The MSc in Petroleum Engineering at Heriot-Watt University is a programme of lectures and project work that encompasses a wide range of petroleum engineering fundamentals ... [+]

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The MSc in Petroleum Engineering at Heriot-Watt University is a programme of lectures and project work that encompasses a wide range of petroleum engineering fundamentals pertinent to the modern petroleum industry.

The programme allows students to study specific courses as well as undertake a field development project (with other students) and an individual research project. Project work provides an opportunity for ideas and methods assimilated through lectures and tutorials to be applied to real field evaluation and development design problems. The courses are applied in nature and have been designed so that a graduate is technically well prepared for, and has a sound knowledge of, the industry into which they will be recruited.... [-]

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Property surveying is a diverse and exciting career choice that can give you the opportunity to travel the world and meet a wide range of people. Graduates from this prog ... [+]

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Property surveying is a diverse and exciting career choice that can give you the opportunity to travel the world and meet a wide range of people. Graduates from this programme now work globally in leading advisory roles for consultancy firms, financial institutions, banks and national governments. Although typically office based, you will have the opportunity to spend a great deal of time meeting people and visiting landmark buildings. Many surveyors travel extensively both nationally and across many parts of the globe.

This particular programme combines the theoretical rigour of a mainstream finance degree or MBA programme with a specialist focus on and direct application to real estate.... [-]

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Property surveying is a diverse and exciting career choice that can give you the opportunity to travel the world and meet a wide range of people. Surveyors and real estat ... [+]

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Property surveying is a diverse and exciting career choice that can give you the opportunity to travel the world and meet a wide range of people. Surveyors and real estate practitioners essentially measure value, protect and enhance land and property assets.

A key attraction of the surveying profession for many people is the fact that surveyors are not stuck behind a desk. Although typically office based, you will have the opportunity to spend a great deal of time meeting people and visiting landmark buildings. Many surveyors travel extensively both nationally and across many parts of the globe. You too could become involved in the next generation of exciting, high-profile real estate developments.... [-]

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1 - 2 years
Campus
Heriot Watt Unviersity Dubai

This programme gives an overview of the provision and use of energy in the world today but allows the student to specialise in the rapidly expanding area of renewable ene ... [+]

Overview

This programme gives an overview of the provision and use of energy in the world today but allows the student to specialise in the rapidly expanding area of renewable energy engineering. The programme is aimed at students wishing to develop a critical understanding of the significant changes afoot in the energy sector due to the development and integration of wind, marine, biomass and solar technologies.

The programme will provide graduates of a calibre capable of developing and implementing creative solutions to the problems encountered in renewable energy capture, conversion, storage and management.

Heriot-Watt recognises that learning needs to be flexible and this programme allows experienced and recent graduates to tailor the programme content and structure to their specific needs. The University uses a virtual learning environment (VLE) called Vision, which can be accessed via the Internet.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Academic City
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Heriot Watt Unviersity Dubai

Software engineers create and maintain software applications using best practice from computer science, project management, engineering, application domains and other fie ... [+]

Overview

Software engineers create and maintain software applications using best practice from computer science, project management, engineering, application domains and other fields. Students will learn how to apply state-of-the-art techniques and methodologies to develop high-quality software to professional standards.

The aim of this MSc programme is to impart the understanding and skills to engineer software at an advanced level to professional standards. Students can specialise in particular areas such as the development of mobile applications or advanced interactive systems like games.

Professional recognition

The MSc Software Engineering degree is accredited by BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Academic City
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Heriot Watt Unviersity Dubai

Strategic Project Management at Heriot-Watt University differentiates itself from other project management programmes by putting a greater emphasis on the strategic requi ... [+]

Overview

Strategic Project Management at Heriot-Watt University differentiates itself from other project management programmes by putting a greater emphasis on the strategic requirement in managing a portfolio of projects to deliver organisational goals.

In this way, Strategic Project Management encompasses both project management as a process to deliver end products and change management as a process to capture the rational and emotional buy-in of the people affected by a change to ensure its success. A postgraduate qualification in Strategic Project Management can benefit individuals in business, engineering, IT or science whose job involves managing or directing work that has a strategic focus and a defined end goal.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Academic City
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Heriot Watt Unviersity Dubai
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