Nick Farmer

Why did you decide to study at Heriot-Watt University?

With a state-of-the-art campus in Dubai, Heriot-Watt offered all the necessary resources required to pursue the MSc in Real Estate Investment and Finance. Besides focusing on personal development, I had the opportunity to interact with peers having similar goals; that of enhancing their career opportunities on obtaining the advanced degree.

What did you enjoy most about your programme? 

Having a faculty comprising of well-respected industry professionals with excellent academic credentials was invaluable. The strong link shared with the home campus in Edinburgh was particularly useful when working on my dissertation.

What will being a graduate of Heriot-Watt University do for your future?

Obtaining my degree from Heriot-Watt has been critical in helping me make a career pivot into real estate development and start on the RICS APC programme. 

What was the highlight of your time at Heriot-Watt?

Key highlights for me were the connections made with faculty and students alike.

Describe Heriot-Watt University in four words.

Competitive, rigorous, respected, professional.