Heriot Watt University Dubai

msc renewable energy engineering

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Heriot Watt University in Dubai is a branch campus of Heriot-Watt University in UK. It is the first overseas university to have opened its campus in Dubai Academic City.  The university was established in 2005. Other than Dubai, Heriot- Watt also has campuses in UK and Malaysia. Construction of Heriot-Watt University's purpose-built campus in Dubai International Academic City began in 2010. This state of the art campus officially opened on 3 November 2011, increasing the capacity of Heriot-Watt Dubai Campus to 4,500 students.

The university offers more than 55 programs at undergraduate, postgraduate, postgraduate (research) and foundation level. It comprises of 6 schools: School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society; School of Engineering and Physical Sciences; School of Social Sciences; School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences; School of Textiles & Design and Edinburgh Business School.

Students from over 110 countries are enrolled at the Heriot-Watt University, Dubai. The university has its main intake in September but for some programs it has an additional intake in January. In certain cases it is possible for the undergraduate students to transfer to UK.

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This programme gives an overview of the provision and use of energy in the world today, but allows the student to specialise in the rapidly expanding area of renewable energy engineering. The programme is aimed at students wishing to develop a critical understanding of the significant changes afoot in the energy sector due to the development and integration of wind, marine, biomass and solar technologies.

Bachelors Honours degree A good first or second class Honours degree in a cognate or semicognate discipline.Postgraduate Diploma Attainment of 50% pass level in the MSc Renewable Energy examinations..Professional/corporate membership Membership of a professional institution in a cognate discipline that normally requires an Honours degree for entry.

Many of the students on this programme are in employment and can enhance their career prospects with their current employer by gaining the MSc in Renewable Energy Engineering, both by virtue of the qualification and because they are able to contribute more by applying the knowledge and skills they acquire. This programme also equips graduates from other areas to move into employment in this exciting field as the renewable energy sector continues to grow in importance.

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a) GCE A-Level CCD (or BBBB at AS-Level)

b) CBSE or equivalent 65%

c) American High School Diploma + SAT 1s - 1000

d) UAE Tawjihiyya 80%

e) International Baccalaureate 24 points 

f) BTEC Level 3 Ext Diploma MMM

g) Foundation Year Successful completion of Heriot-Watt University Degree Entry Programme (Management) with a BBBB.

h) African WAEC / NECO / WASSCE B2 

i) FBISE grade 12 or equivalent – 70%

j) Curriculum Russian/Kazakhstan (Attestat) with minimum grade of 5 + IELTS 6.0

Requirements may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living at Heriot-Watt, Dubai is as follows:

Twin-sharing (2 students in a room): Undergraduate-AED 27,560, Graduate: AED 33,075

Single room (1 student in a room): Undergraduate-AED 52,370, Graduate: AED 62,840

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Degree Entry Programmes, Undergraduate, Postgraduate accept students in January and September.

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

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University Stats

4000

Students

1200

International Students

2400

Undergraduates

1600

Postgraduate

100

Faculty Strength

100

International Faculty

40

Student Faculty Ratio

24
%

Acceptance Rate

AED
57000

Tuition Fees

AED
40000

Living Cost

AED
2000

Other Fees

3.5

Avg. GPA

* All cost are in AED