Heriot-Watt University

  • Rank: 35/131 Sunday Times League Table 2021, 8th oldest in UK, 270 QS Rank, 9th in UK for RAE Impact
  • Address: Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh EH14 4AS
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • International Office Contact name: Sabarinath (Sabari) Vijayakumar, Country Director All campuses Meenu Sharma, Country Manager All campuses Snobin Geroge, Dubai campus liaison Rachel Yap, Kuala Lumpur Regional Assistant Mana
  • International Office Contact Email: s.vijayakumar@hw.ac.uk meenu.sharma@hw.ac.uk S.George@hw.ac.uk S.Yap@hw.ac.uk
  • International Office Contact Telephone: +91 93199 22344 (Sabari)
  • Accommodation Office Contact Email: accommodation@hw.ac.uk
  • Accommodation Office Contact Phone: +91 93199 22344
  • Tuition Fee Range: £15,384 - £19,792 UG, £15,700 - £20,200 PG, Acturial Science £20,400, Acturial Management £22,400, Petroleum Engineering £29,088
  • Scholarships: POSTGRADUATE MERIT AWARD We have scholarships with an overall value of half a million pounds available for self-funded students, who will start a programme of study at Heriot-Watt University in September 2021 or in January 2022. Entry date September 2021 and January 2022 Eligibility In order to be eligible for this award, you must be: Domiciled in an international country at the time of application and classified as an overseas student for fee purposes starting a full-time on-campus programme of study Self-funding your course Holding an offer to study a full-time postgraduate taught degree course starting in September 2021 or in January 2022. Applicants who defer their offers beyond January 2022 will not be eligible The scholarship is applied as a discount to the tuition fee and cannot be used in place of the deposit. You are not eligible if you have discounted tuition fees from a partner university or are in receipt of another scholarship. Please note that the bachelors academic criteria is how we reach our decision, even if you have subsequently achieved a postgraduate qualification. Selection process The number of scholarships is limited and they are all allocated by 31 March 2021 on a first-come, first-served basis. You will be automatically considered for the scholarship if you meet the academic criteria. There is no additional application process for this scholarship. Academic criteria Please note these are a guide only and the final decision will be taken by the admissions team: Equivalent to a British first class Bachelors degree for the excellence award up to £3000. Equivalent to a British high second class Bachelors degree for a merit award up to £1500. Details for your visa The scholarship amount will be shown on the confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) which is issued for your Tier 4 student visa application. Entry Date: September 2021 and January 2022 UNDERGRADUATE MERIT AWARD Eligibility In order to be eligible for this award, you must be: Domiciled in an international country at the time of application and classified as an overseas student for fee purposes starting a full-time on-campus programme of study Self-funding your course Holding an offer to study a full-time undergraduate degree course starting in September 2021. Applicants who defer their offers beyond September 2021 will not be eligible The scholarship is applied as a discount to the tuition fee and cannot be used in place of the deposit. You are not eligible if you have discounted tuition fees from a partner university or are in receipt of another scholarship. Selection process The number of scholarships is limited and they are all allocated by 31 March 2021 on a first-come, first-served basis. You will be automatically considered for the scholarship if you meet the academic criteria. There is no additional application process for this scholarship. Academic criteria Academic excellence will be reviewed when awarding these scholarships. Th
  • Additional Info: CONTRACT IS FOR PROMOTION OF COURSES IN THE UK AND DUBAI CAMPUSES BUT NOT KUALA LUMPUR THE CONTRACT TERRITORY IS INDIA. Contact Luke if you have a student interested in applying who is not based in India. HOW TO APPLY Both UG and PG applications from India can be submitted online using the following log in and password Login Page: https://hwacuk.elluciancrmrecruit.com/Apply/Account/Login Email: applications@connect2counsellors.com Password: C2C2021$ Important Information from HW: when filling in applications please put the student’s details (email and phone number), If you input your own email address it will interfere with your ability to login to the system. When you submit applications through the agent portal, it will automatically tag to your account; you will also receive notification emails when there is an update on the status of the application. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS UG UG entry from India: 70% or above in 12th standard. If they get 80% or above they can be considered for year 2 entry. (Remember Scotland has a 4 year UG degree duration). Note that UG Computer Science will not allow advanced entry to year 1 for 12th standard students. If the UG student gets 70% or above in their 12th standard they are exempt from IELTS. If not they will need to do a test at get 6.5 overall and no less than 6 in each component ENTRY REQUIREMENTS PG Generally looking for First class - 60% or above. However if the student has slightly less, especially from good universities then they are welcome to apply. IELTS is 6.5 with no less than 6 in each component. If PG students want to have exemption from English they can provide a signed Medium of Instruction letter from their degree awarding institution. Attached is a template letter you can forward to students to ask them to get signed and put on letterhead. ENGLISH LANGUAGE GENERAL INFORMATION Duolingo is not accepted but TOEFL, PTE, IELTS indicator, TOEFL Home Edition and IELTS are accepted. PG INTERNSHIP COURSES There are 6 PG internship courses: 1) MSc Advanced Mechanical Engineering with industrial application 24 months 2) MSc Civil Engineering 24 months 3) MSc Commercial Management and Quantity Surveying 24 months 4) MSC Construction Project Management 24 months 5) MSc International Business Management 24 months 6) MSc Fashion and Textiles 16 months Note that the University wants to attract fresh graduates to these placement courses and may reject applications from students who already have work experience. DEPOSITS Deposits are £4000 There is NO early payment discount. INSTALMENTS 6 instalments are offered. Students will need to give credit or debit card details to Finance when they arrive. Payments will be taken Oct to March for Sept intake students and Jan to June for mid year intake. CREDIBILITY INTERVIEWS All students have one with Sabari
  • Commission(%): 15%
  • Commission(Additional Information): The contract is for a 3 year period UG and PG courses in the UK 15% Pre-sessional English 15% Online Programmes (MBA etc) 10% Degree courses in Dubai 17.5% (Paid in AED) Contract advises that the commission invoice should be submitted and then the University will check to see that the student has joined and paid their tuition fee and then invoice will be processed. No date deadlines mentioned.

Luke Jeffers

06/07/2021

£1000 will be deducted from tuition fees for students arriving in SEptember 21 from Red listed countries that need to quarantine on arrival.

Luke Jeffers

11/10/2021

I would like to inform you that the below courses are no longer accepting new applications for January 2022 intake. MSc International Business Management MSc International Business Management with Industry Placement MSc International Business Management with Finance MSc International Business Management with Marketing MSc International Business Management with HRM Please note that the students who are already holding a conditional / unconditional offer for the above courses starting in January 2022 will be honoured and please encourage them to accept the offer at the earliest as our seats are filling fast. Kindly circulate the communication among your colleagues. Many thanks Sabari

Luke Jeffers

22/10/2021

Dear Colleague Hope this email finds you well. Following the below communication sent on 11 October 2021, I would like to inform you that we have received an overwhelming response for the below courses and we have reached our full capacity for the January 2022 start and they are closed now for recruitment. MSc International Business Management MSc International Business Management with Industry Placement MSc International Business Management with Finance MSc International Business Management with Marketing MSc International Business Management with HRM Please note that any payment / deposits made for the above courses after 5 pm IST on Friday, 22 October 2021 will not be accepted. Students who wish to defer the offer to the September 2022 start can make a request to india@hw.ac.uk. We would like to thank you and colleagues for your continuous support and our apologies for any inconvenience caused to you and your prospective students. Please note that all other courses which has a January 2022 start are still open for recruitment and would encourage early applications and conversions. Please find attached courses that have a January 2022 start. Kind regards Sabari

Luke Jeffers

25/10/2021

Hope this email finds you well. We are delighted to inform you we have been approved additional 25 scholarships worth £1,500 to one of the below courses starting in January 2022. The scholarship is for the academic year 2021/22 and for applicants from India only. MSc Data Science MSc Artificial Intelligence MSc Software Engineering MSc Data Science (2 years) MSc Artificial Intelligence (2 years) Eligible applicants will require to have a first class in their undergraduate degree from a recognised University in India, clear credibility interview, should meet all academic requirement and the advance fee deposit. The scholarship will be offered at the Unconditional offer stage. The deadline for the scholarship is Monday, 8 November 2021. Please note that the scholarships are offered on a first come first serve basis only. Kindly circulate the communication among your colleagues and branch offices. Kind regards Sabarinath