A Business degree here is an Investment for the Future

“I would strongly recommend the business programmes available at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia as the courses are structured effectively for students to attain top quality education with the help of expert lecturers, access to in-depth learning materials and an atmosphere that encourages constant learning and improvement.”

Ainin Adlin binti Ishak, a final year MA (Hons) International Business Management (with Year Abroad) student, is confident that her time at Heriot-Watt is an investment for her future.

According to her, “Students can be assured that their time at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia will mould them into skilled, capable and industry-ready individuals with a competitive edge when they begin their respectful careers.”

Heriot-Watt University was established in 1821 and is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the UK. Specialising in the areas of engineering, business and psychology, the university is recognised among the top universities worldwide for 12 subjects including Economics and Business and Management Studies. Heriot-Watt offers a range of business-centric programmes from foundation to undergraduate and postgraduate levels, encompassing the areas of management, finance, marketing, leadership, project management and business psychology to fully empower them for their future careers. These include the Foundation in Business. Foundation in Business leading to Psychology and Actuarial Science degrees; MSc Business Psychology; MSc Business Strategy, Leadership and Change; MA (Hons) International Business Management with Marketing; MA (Hons) Accounting and Business Finance; MA (Hons) Business and Finance; and many more.

When Ainin was asked if her experience has helped in future-proofing herself for her career, she enthused, “Yes! There are a lot of activities and competitions by the university to equip us with more skills as an edge for the working world. We are highly encouraged to participate in activities and competitions according to our interests or study programme. For example, the Experience Edinburgh programme allows students to enjoy a study trip to Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, for two weeks.”

Cameron Huntly, a Heriot-Watt University UK student from Scotland and a participant of the university’s campus transfer programme, Go Global, commented: “Classes are a lot smaller compared to in the UK and lecturers are open to helping with problems you might have in understanding areas of the course. But yes, I love that the university is very involved with students with constant events and activities which they actively tell students about.”

Among other accolades, Heriot-Watt University is ranked 37th in the world, 13th in the UK and third in Scotland for international outlook by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019 as well as joint 17th in the UK and first in Scotland for graduate salaries six months after graduation in The Times/The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

For more information on the Business programmes offered by Heriot-Watt University Malaysia as well as the relevant undergraduate or postgraduate courses and scholarships offered, visit its campus in Putrajaya during its Open Days or find out more during consultation hours from 9am to 5pm on Mondays to Fridays and 10am to 4pm on Saturdays. Find out more at or call +603 8894 3888/e-mail

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