This page explains how and when you pay your tuition fees for Dubai Campus study. You will find the tuition fee figures for the programme you are interested in alongside the programme description in the online prospectus.

Fees for 2+2 Undergraduate study mode (two years in Dubai and two years in the UK) are listed separately.

Payment options

Students from the UAE can either pay the full tuition fee for the academic year in advance or take advantage of our tuition fee instalment payment plan.

Students from outside the UAE who require University visa sponsorship can either pay the full tuition fee for the academic year in advance or pay it in 4 equal instalments.

All students will be charged an application processing fee of AED 300, which is non-refundable and covers the cost of processing your application.

All students will need to pay the first instalment (equivalent to 10% of the first year fee along with a refundable security deposit of AED 1,000/-) at the time of accepting the offer in order to secure a place on the programme.

Undergraduate fees are guaranteed for the duration of the study.

You can pay either in cash or by local cheque made payable to Heriot-Watt University or by bank transfer to:

Bank Transfer details
Type Details
Account name Heriot-Watt University
Bank name Barclays Bank
Bank Address 10-15 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 2AN
Bank telephone + 44 (0)141 343 5116
Account Number (AED) IBAN : GB12BARC20294955459844
Account Number (USD) IBAN : GB53BARC20294910499412

You will need to meet any bank charges incurred for any fees paid through credit card, bank/telegraphic transfer etc. in addition to the fee itself. You must also send a copy of the funds Telegraphic Transfer Issuing Advice, along with the application form, to help identify your payment. Please check with your bank when transferring the funds for details.

For further details on fee payment and instalment plans, please contact the Admissions Office.

Accommodation and transport fees

The tuition fees do not cover accommodation and transport costs. You will need to complete additional forms to register for these facilities.

Student Visa

If you would like Heriot-Watt University to sponsor your student visa to allow you to study on one of our programmes, please read our visa sponsorship requirements. You will also need to pay additional fees for this service.

Please note: All fees exclude any VAT that is applicable / may become applicable in the future.