Getting a head start
CHOOSING a university is one of the most important decisions some people will ever make.
In life, as in education, the earlier that decision is made the stronger the foundation will be to pursue your future opportunities.
Recognising that, Heriot-Watt University Malaysia (HWUM) offers the Foundation in Science – a tailored one-year course of academic science, technology and engineering subjects that will give students the opportunity to progress to an internationally recognised degree at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia.
The Foundation programme at HWUM is your entry point to higher education and is designed to prepare you for undergraduate study at the university.
It combines English courses, academic subjects and study skills to ensure you have the right tools to succeed in your chosen degree.
The focused programme will introduce students to independent learning and university-style teaching at degree level.
The HWUM Foundation programme is a one-year course to prepare students for its BEng or BSc Honours programmes.
Currently, HWUM offers undergraduate study in Actuarial Science, Architectural Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Construction Project Management, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Psychology with Management and Quantity Surveying with further plans to expand to further Business, Management and Finance degrees.
When you enrol with HWUM, you will be part of one of the top universities in the world with a strong background in engineering and the sciences.
It is among the top 10 universities in the UK as ranked by The Sunday Times University Guide 2013.
Named after the 16th century financier George Heriot and renowned inventor James Watt, Heriot-Watt has long produced outstanding graduates many of whom are engineering profes-
Heriot-Watt believes a university education is an investment for the future.
In addition to these scholarships, HWUM will also be offering Financial Hardship Scholarships for those who have limited financial resources but have excellent academic results.
CEO and Provost of Heriot-Watt University Malaysia, Prof Robert Craik said: “We have the opportunity to contribute to developing a better Malaysia, by providing solutions that go beyond the lecture room.”
HWUM will also be holding a Foundation Information Day on Feb 15 and 16 for school leavers to find out more.
For more information on HWUM’s Foundation Programme and scholarships, or on the Foundation Info Day, log onto www.hw.edu.my
Prof Craik says the university has the opportunity to contribute to developing a better Malaysia by providing solutions that go beyond the lecture room.