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Heriot-Watt University Dubai offers an extensive range of research-informed degree programmes in a global study environment, with strong links to business and industry.

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Why choose Heriot-Watt?

Heriot-Watt University enjoys an established reputation for world-class teaching and practical, leading-edge research.


We were founded in 1821 as the world's first mechanics institute. In 1966 we were granted University status by Royal Charter.

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We offer a range of programmes at degree entry, undergraduate and postgraduate level.


A truly international university with five global campuses, partners in 150 countries and 30,000 students studying worldwide.

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We are ranked 235th in the world, 32nd in UK and 5th in Scotland.

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