Postgraduate research

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Heriot-Watt Malaysia, provides an outstanding environment to undertake postgraduate research leading to a PhD. We offer supervision by leading academics working at the forefront of their discipline and delivering research that helps transform society and drive the economy. We also offer first-class training in both specialist and generic skills that focuses on providing the necessary support for career development.

Projects often involve working in research teams, with industry involvement, and many with collaborations with other leading research laboratories around the world.

PhD supervisors

Research projects are offered with supervisors working at the cutting edge of contemporary topics from the fundamental to the applied in all of our disciplines. Find out more about the researchers and potential supervisors active in your area of interest.

Funded PhD projects

The Heriot-Watt University Malaysia James Watt Scholarships offer a life-changing opportunity for potential PhD students to work on most pressing global challenges from an Asian perspective.