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

2024 Intake Calendar


Intake Academic level Welcome Week Scholarship* application deadline  Visa application deadline 






3 - 5 January 2024

29 April – 3 May 2024

15 – 19 July 2024

26 – 30 August 2024

4 December 2023

29 March 2024

14 June 2024

25 July 2024

27 November 2023

25 March 2024

10 June 2024

22 July 2024




9 – 12 January 2024

2 – 6 September 2024

7 December 2023

1 August 2024

4 December 2023

29 July 2024




Postgraduate Taught

MBA program only

Postgraduate Taught

13 January 2024

11 May 2024

7 September 2024



15 August 2024    (MBA program only)


8 April 2024

29 July 2024


Pre-Sessional English Programme

10 June 2024


24 April 2024

*Scholarship for Leaders with Impact Scholarship / Women in Science and Engineering Scholarship / MBA Scholarship / 30% Club Women Scholarship

Apply now

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, contact us here.

**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.