About Heriot-Watt University Malaysia (HWUM)

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia (HWUM) is a private university that was established in 2013 as a branch campus of Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland. The university offers Foundation, Undergraduate, and Postgraduate studies in various fields, including Actuarial Science, Accounting, and Finance. They are known for their expertise in Engineering, Business, and Psychology. Under the Go Global program, HWUM students have the opportunity to transfer to the UK or Dubai campuses at any time during their studies and even choose to graduate there. The university guarantees placements for all programs, as long as they are offered at the desired transfer location. Heriot-Watt University has a strong reputation for providing quality education and consistently performs well in world university rankings. In the QS World University Rankings 2024, it is ranked #235 globally. In the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023, it falls within the 500-600 range, with the score based on factors such as international staff, international co-authorship of academic papers, and the percentage of international students. HWUM’s programs are designed to meet industry needs and prepare students to be successful in their careers. The university has a track record of 95% of its graduates finding employment or pursuing further studies within six months of graduation.

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