Degree Entry Programme Management / Psychology

Programme information

This programme is designed to provide students with a pathway into an undergraduate degree programme in Management or Psychology at the Dubai Campus. It is specifically designed as a foundation programme that will help students to bridge the gap between their school qualifications and the demands of a university degree.

Students who complete the programme successfully will be able to progress directly into the first year of their chosen degree programme.

The programme will help students to develop their subject knowledge whilst providing a firm foundation in IT, research and writing skills, academic English, and assessment and examination techniques.

Progression

Upon successful completion of this Degree Entry Programme, you will be able to progress directly into the first year of one of the following programmes, all offered at the Heriot-Watt University Dubai Campus:

Programme content

Students study the following subjects:

  • Academic English
  • Approaches to Learning
  • Introduction to Business Management
  • Statistics and Mathematics for Business

Students are assessed through a combination of coursework and exams and must attain a minimum overall grade of B (60%) in each course to ensure guaranteed transfer onto the undergraduate programmes listed above.

Entry requirements

  • British GCE/IGCSE CCCCC.
  • Indian CBSE/HSSC or equivalent 60% pass at Year 11.
  • UAE Tawjihiyya 70%.
  • US American High School Diploma 70%.
  • Africa WASSC (WAEC) 5 'C4’ grades.  

Additional requirements

  • Students must achieve the overall grades stipulated, and these grades must include relevant subjects.
  • Compulsory subjects: Mathematics and English

English language requirements

  • Where English was not the medium of instruction at secondary school, applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency by achieving IELTS 5.5 in each category.