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Global College

Our supportive and nurturing ethos runs right through our Global College. No matter where or what your starting point is, we are here to help and support you. We will help you find your pathway onto a career focused degree.

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Aerial view of the Malaysia Campus building at sunset with the lake in the foreground

Why Heriot-Watt University Malaysia?

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia's purpose-built campus in the city of Putrajaya is the first green campus in Malaysia, located only 25 kilometres from Kuala Lumpur.

Situated in a stunning lakeside location, the building boasts a variety of informal study spaces, an extensive library and easy access to IT facilities with wifi available throughout.

About the campus

Designed with students in mind

Our rankings


1st in Scotland

1st in Scotland for Building seven years in a row, 2nd in the UK (The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023)


2nd in Scotland

2nd in Scotland for Town and Country Planning and Landscape, and 7th in the UK (The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023)


30th in the UK

30th in the UK out of 131 institutions, and 6th in Scotland (The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022)


2nd in Scotland

2nd in Scotland for Chemical Engineering, and 6th in the UK (The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023)

A group of Go Global students outside the Malaysia Campus building

Go Global

Go Global is our inter-campus transfer programme, available only for Heriot-Watt students. If you're studying at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia, you can transfer to the UK or Dubai for a semester, a year or longer*.

Students transferring from Malaysia to a UK campus or the Dubai Campus as part of the Go Global programme receive a tuition fee discount:

Malaysia to UK - 20% tuition fee discount
Malaysia to Dubai - 10% tuition fee discount

*Subject to your degree programme running at the other campus.

Our Global College programmes offer you the best pathway to a Heriot-Watt degree.

Global College degrees

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