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In joining us you will become an integral part of that community where we inspire curiosity to learn and find solutions that transform lives. You will be part of a truly global university, with around 28,000 students, five campuses and over 100 learning partners worldwide. You will join scholars who are leaders in ideas and solutions, delivering innovation, educational excellence and ground-breaking research.
A truly international university with five global campuses, partners in over 100 countries and approximately 27,000 students studying worldwide.
Over 90% of our students are in graduate-level jobs or further study six months after completing their programme and are actively sought by global industry.
A world-leading university with strong links to international business and industry. We attract leaders in ideas and solutions tackling real-world challenges.
We have excellent facilities, highly rated teaching and world-leading research activity, which together provide an exceptional learning and teaching experience. You will have the opportunity to realise your potential by gaining the knowledge and skills needed to achieve your career aspirations.
Responsive Blended Learning (RBL) combines active, supported online learning with contextually appropriate face-to-face learning opportunities, responding dynamically to the changing external context. This approach enables students to proceed with their studies alongside their peers, whatever pandemic-related restrictions are lifted or imposed in specific contexts.
Get ahead of your peers, with this fast-tracked intake for science related degrees, where your second year will commence in September 2021.
Our Foundation Programme introduces you to the style of teaching that best prepares you for degree level studies with lectures, tutorials and seminars such as the ones below.
The programme covers the main civil engineering disciplines of structures, geotechnics, water engineering and highway engineering, and provides students with the key skills and knowledge required to become chartered civil or structural engineers.
After graduation, students are equipped to work for engineering consultants, contractors or government at management level. The core curriculum includes instruction in all main subject areas, concentrating on analysis and materials behaviour, with increasing focus on design and management in the specialisation years. Throughout, there is an emphasis on the personal development of students within a professional environment.
This programme is accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA). In addition to recognition in Malaysia, we seek accreditation by UK and international professional bodies in accordance with their standard procedures.
The programme is also fully accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM) from the UK, which represents The Institution of Civil Engineers, the Institution of Structural Engineers, the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation, and the Institute of Highway Engineers.
The programme is also currently under review for full accreditation by the Engineering Accreditation Council Malaysia (EAC).
For registration by the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM), the four-year undergraduate MEng programme plus a summer industrial placement are required.
Our graduates have excellent employment prospects. They design and oversee construction projects such as urban drainage systems, roads, bridges, buildings and airports. All civil and structural engineering courses are supported by the civil engineering industry advisory committee, which includes representatives from major multi-national employers offering advice, guidance and work placement opportunities.
Teaching involves a mix of lectures, tutorials and practical work. Assessment is by a combination of coursework and examination. By the final year, coursework assessment, principally through the design project and research dissertations, accounts for approximately 50% of the final assessment.
View or download full details of core, optional and elective courses / projects.
Duration: Full-time, 3 years / 4 years
View our tuition fees for this course.
At Heriot-Watt, we believe that a university education is an investment in your future. In order to help with your finances, we offer a range of scholarships and financial assistance to qualifying students.
A range of scholarships to high achievers based on the tier below to our undergraduate programmes.
Fee waiver of 50% or 100% off total tuition fees to students pursuing both Foundation and Undergraduate studies.
We partner with industry, foundation and organisations to offer 50% to 100% scholarships to study at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia.
Enjoy RM2,500 waiver when you register before 31 August for our September Intake undergraduate programmes.
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The EmPOWER Programme is a 4-level structured programme anchored by six developmental domains. These are designed to deliver experiential learning opportunities that provide a lifelong foundation for building emotional intelligence, resilience, and happiness.
The first level, known as Watt Level of the EmPOWER Programme is compulsory for all students and will be offered in their first year of undergraduate degree studies. Watt Level focuses on Leading Self and Defining Impact and is delivered through POWER talk sessions conducted by a panel of experienced POWER speakers. The other three levels (Kilowatt, Megawatt and Gigawatt) are achieved through a more personalised approach developed by students with their Personal Tutors.
Heriot-Watt offers the best Civil Engineering programme in Malaysia, and the people here are friendly, and puts me at ease.
Heriot-Watt University Malaysia’s campus is based in the modern garden-city of Putrajaya just 25km south of Malaysia’s capital Kuala Lumpur. Putrajaya is a growing, dynamic city and its proximity allows easy access to the extensive cultural, leisure and retail amenities of the buzzing metropolis.
You can apply online for our programmes (except the MBA Programme). You must create an account to use the online application form. You don’t have to complete the application in one session; you can save the information you have already entered and return to complete it at a later date. There is a help facility on each page of the online form.
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