You can apply online for all our programmes*. Heriot-Watt University Malaysia accepts applications all year round.

2023 Intake Calendar
Academic level Class start date Scholarship* application deadline  Visa application deadline 
Pre-Sessional English Programme 9 June 2023 N/A 24 April 2023
Malaysian Foundation Programme 4 January 2023 N/A 28 Nov 2022
  8 May 2023 14 April 2023 27 March 2023
  17 July 2023 22 June 2023 5 June 2023
  28 August 2023 1 August 2023 17 July 2023
Undergraduate 11 January 2023 15 Dec 2022 2 Dec 2022
  4 Sept 2023 1 August 2023 24 July 2023
MBA 14 January 2023 15 Dec 2022 N/A
  9 Sept 2023 15 August 2023 N/A
Postgraduate (Full-time) 14 January 2023 N/A 28 Nov 2022
Postgraduate (Part-time) 14 January 2023 N/A 28 Nov 2022
PhD 14 January 2023 N/A N/A

*Scholarship deadline for Leaders with Impact Scholarship, Women in Science and Engineering Scholarship, Shaping Entrepreneurial Women Scholarship (MBA)

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You must create an account to use the online application form. You don't have to complete the application in one session; you can save what you have done so far and return to complete it at a later date.

*Except for MBA. To apply for the MBA programme, please use the Edinburgh Business School application form.

**Students may be able to start at different times with prior approval from the Director of Research.

See Tuition Fees for all programmes offered at the Malaysia campus.

Supporting documents

Please remember to upload all supporting documents the application requires. This includes proof of English language proficiency and original or certified copies of academic transcripts. Please refer to the supplemental item checklist on the My Account page.

Visa Application Fee

The visa application fee for students at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia is a mandatory charge imposed by the relevant immigration authorities to process and assess student visa applications.

Visa Application Fee by Country
Country Fee
All countries except for Indonesia RM2,960 (1 year)
Indonesia RM3,760 (2 years)

Note : The above fee consists of payment to Education Malaysia Global Services. 

Personal Bond Fee

Fee Country
RM2,000 Burkina Faso, Burundi, Canada, USA, Colombia, Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Eritrea, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Guinea-Bissau, Ghana, Liberia, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Western Sahara
RM1,500 Saudi Arabia, Australia, British C.I, Brunei, China, Europe, Iran, Iraq, Portugal, Taiwan, Tunisia, Vietnam, and all other countries not listed here
RM1,000 Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Macao
RM750 Bangladesh, Philippines, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
RM500 Indonesia
RM300 Thailand
RM200 Singapore

Representatives in Malaysia

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia works with a number of approved local representatives who can help you apply and enrol on your chosen programme.