Heriot-Watt University Malaysia1, Jalan Venna P5/2, Precinct 5, 62200 Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuan Putrajaya
With a heritage stretching back to 1821, Heriot-Watt University is the eighth oldest university in the UK and the world’s first Mechanical Engineering college. The main campus is located in Edinburgh, Scotland, while the other two UK campuses are in the Scottish Borders and Orkney. The two international campuses are located in Malaysia and Dubai respectively. Our taught programmes and research are informed by the needs of business and industry. We actively facilitate collaborations and partnerships, building strategic alliances and promoting knowledge transfer. The programmes are designed to ensure that students receive a relevant, career-orientated education. Heriot-Watt University Malaysia’s campus is based in the modern garden-city of Putrajaya which is just a 30-minute car ride away from 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.
No 1 Jalan Venna P5/2, Precinct 5 62200 Putrajaya, MalaysiaBusinessFoundation in Business with Actuarial Science Route CoursesOffers
RM 23,760 (Local), RM 29,250(International)October 2, 2020
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Our Foundation programmes prepare you for degree level studies with lectures, tutorials and seminars. They enable you to transition seamlessly into degree-level studies, make an informed choice about your degree, develop independent learning skills through our problem-based and student-centric learning approaches and let you learn to work in groups, conduct research and deliver presentations.
Successful completion of the Foundation programme enables entry to the first year of your undergraduate degree at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia or the equivalent level offered in the UK and Dubai campuses.
Within our core disciplines we offer both undergraduate and postgraduate students research-led programmes of study providing professional accredited qualifications. Our programmes are often highly rated in national surveys. Consequently, our graduates are highly sought after by employers.
We pride ourselves on our international activities, offering a sub-set of our study programmes on our Dubai Campus and our Malaysia Campus and most of our postgraduate programmes through our Independent Distance Learning option, which facilitates study in any country in the world.
We are proud of our international reputation for research and of the teaching programmes we offer, and of our links with a variety of professional and industrial partners. The School hosts the Actuarial Research Centre, coordinating the network of actuarial researchers affiliated with the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries; it is a key partner in the Edinburgh Robotics Centre, at the forefront of research in robotics worldwide; and is an integral part of the Maxwell Institute for Mathematical Sciences, one of largest and most successful mathematical research institutes in the UK. The vibrant environment of our School, our team of leading academics and our research activities attract a wide variety of students and staff from all over the world.
Built on a strong foundation of core strengths in each of these areas, we have the expertise to tackle a wide range of challenging and important problems ranging from the truly fundamental to the fully applied and to provide high-level, specialised training to satisfy the needs of modern industry.
Our graduates have always enjoyed an excellent reputation for their employability. Whilst many of them go on into careers in science and engineering, they are in great demand in other professions, for example in the financial sector and in general management, because of their training and abilities in quantitative problem-solving and analytical skills.
The School offers undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes at our Edinburgh, Dubai and Malaysia campuses.
We have a strong international focus in both our teaching and research. We have excellent links and collaborative partnerships with leading business and language schools all over the world including student exchange programmes with universities in North America, Europe, and Australia. We have joint degree programmes with institutions across Europe, and an undergraduate distance learning programme with partners from Trinidad to Sri Lanka.
Our academics are involved in a range of research and consultancy work funded by international agencies such as ESRC, EU, EBRD, World Bank, industry, commerce and government both in the UK and overseas.
Our mission is to create tomorrow’s leaders for tomorrow’s markets and we specialise in industry-focused business degrees which embrace a truly international outlook.
With campuses in Edinburgh, Dubai and Malaysia, Edinburgh Business School boasts top-class learning facilities including a Bloomberg Business and Finance Lab and Business Incubator.
We are Scotland’s largest Business School and teach at undergraduate and postgraduate level, offering MAs, MScs, MBAs, DBAs and PhDs. As a leader in online learning, we support 14,000 students based in more than 150 countries.
Many programmes are delivered across Heriot-Watt campuses in Edinburgh, Dubai and Malaysia, offering students of Edinburgh Business School the unique opportunity to transfer between our worldwide locations for one semester or more. This international experience develops a global outlook that helps students grow personally and professionally.
Facts & Key Information
Established : 2014 (Malaysia Campus)
Staff : 117
Students : 2,100
Malaysia Foundation Programmes
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