Discounts and Bursaries

Fee Waiver and Discounts

Early Bird Waiver

The once-off Early Bird Waiver (EBW) is available to eligible students who have completed full payment of first semester fees. This waiver is applicable to both Foundation and Undergraduate students enrolling in the January 2024 intake.

  • RM4,000 waiver (Deadline: 15th November 2023)
  • RM2,500 waiver (Deadline: 20th December 2023)

View the terms and conditions here: Early Bird Waiver.

Visa Application Fee Waiver

The once-off Visa Application Fee Waiver is applicable to international students (non-Malaysia passport holders ONLY) for January 2024 intake for Foundation, Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taught programmes offered at Heriot-Wat University Malaysia (HWUM). Deadline: 15 November 2023

View the terms and conditions here: Visa Application Fee Waiver.

Foundation Progression Discount

All students from Heriot-Watt University Malaysia’s (HWUM) Foundation Programmes who are not scholarship recipients will receive a RM5,000 discount* per year tuition fee when they progress to their undergraduate studies at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia.

This offer is available to students joining the April 2023, July 2023, September 2023 and January 2024 intakes. 

Year 1 RM5,000
Year 2 RM5,000
Year 3 RM5,000

Year 4

(If only applicable)


*Maximum total of up to RM20,000

Heriot-Watt Family Discount

A discount of 10% is granted to immediate family members (including parents, spouse, and siblings) of a Heriot-Watt University alumni and currently registered students of Heriot-Watt University Malaysia. This discount is awarded on receipt of documentary evidence proving the relationship of the registered applicant and the alumni or student.

Heriot-Watt Alumni Discount

All alumni of Heriot-Watt University (HWU) who have studied for at least one year or more at any HWU campus are eligible for a 20% tuition fee discount when enrolling into any of our postgraduate taught or research programmes (including MBA) at the Malaysia campus.



Postgraduate Taught Bursary

This offers 20% - 30% bursary of the total fee for all postgraduate taught programmes offered at Heriot-Wat University Malaysia (HWUM). The bursary is applicable only for January 2024 intake.

  • 30% bursary (Deadline 15th November 2023)
  • 20% bursary (Deadline 31st December 2023)

View the terms and conditions here: Postgraduate Taught Bursary.

Corporate Partnership Postgraduate Bursary

The Heriot-Watt Corporate Partnership Postgraduate Bursary* is a concession package for students who are applying to our postgraduate programmes in a group of more than 1 from the same company. This is applicable for local, international, part-time or full-time students.

How Does It Work?

• Up to 3 employees of the same organisation enrolling for any postgraduate programme within the same intake will each be entitled to a 25% reduction in fees.
• 4 or more employees of the same organisation enrolling for any postgraduate programme within the same intake will each be entitled to a 30% reduction in fees.
*Only applies to postgraduate taught programmes

Professional Bodies Bursary

A 10% tuition fee waiver is offered to all members of the following professional bodies, and also to all spouses and/or children of the members.

Please contact the Scholarship Office at for further information.

• The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM)
• The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)
• The Malaysian Insurance Institute (MII)
• Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
• Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (RISM)

Important Note: All fees are subject to change without prior notice. Semester fees are payable in advance & must be fully paid before the start date of the semester.

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