The School of Social Sciences (Postgrad)


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List of Programs

  1. Business Analytics and Consultancy, MS (Executive)*
  2. Business Psychology, MS (Executive)*
  3. Coaching, MS (Executive)*
  4. Business Strategy, Leadership and Change, MS (Executive)*
  5. Design Management, MS
  6. Digital Leadership, MS
  7. Digital Marketing, MS (Executive)*
  8. Finance and Management, MS (Executive)*
  9. Interior Architecture and Design, MA
  10. International Business Management, MS
  11. Finance, MS (Executive)*
  12. Human Resource Management, MS
  13. Marketing, MS (Executive)*
  14. Logistics and Supply Chain Management, MS
  15. Managing Innovation, MS

Executive programs consist of evening, weekend, and/or a combination of online and in-person classes.


Academic Requirements

  • Average GPA: Second Class Honors – Upper/Lower

Additional requirements

  • Letters of Recommendation
  • International Transcript Evaluation (completed by NACES-approved evaluator)
  • Resume/CV
  • Personal Statement
  • Admission Interview
  • Other Requirement: Portfolio (for specific program)

English Tests Requirements





About Faculty

The School of Social Sciences at Heriot-Watt University comprises of the Edinburgh Business School and the Department of Psychology. We are the largest academic school of Heriot-Watt University and we specialize in research and industry-informed undergraduate and postgraduate teaching across our core disciplines.

Top Reasons to Study in Heriot-Watt University Dubai

Our established reputation

With a history dating back to 1821, we have a long tradition of excellence and a proven track record in educating, inspiring and challenging the professionals of tomorrow.

Our accolades

Since its establishment, Heriot-Watt University Dubai has won several laurels. In 2019, it was named one of Dubai’s top universities and awarded five stars in the first ever quality rankings undertaken by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA)

Top quality British education

We pioneered British education in Dubai, with highly acclaimed degree programmes that meet the specific demands of local business and industry. With strong links to industry and business, we pride ourselves on developing and educating future leaders, managers and innovators. With many of our programmes recognised by the relevant professional associations and institutes, a Heriot-Watt University degree is professionally valued.

Ranking & Accreditation of Heriot-Watt University Dubai

  • Heriot-Watt’s Dubai campus was crowned ‘Best University’ at the first ever Forbes Middle East Higher Education Awards in April 2019.
  • Heriot-Watt University’s Dubai Campus was awarded a five-star rating by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) for the third year running.
  • We are ranked 35th in the UK and 8th in Scotland for Overall Satisfaction (2019 UK National Student Survey) and 86.8% of our research and 88.6% of our research outputs were ranked as world-leading or internationally excellent (REF 2021).

Student Accommodation at Heriot-Watt University Dubai

  • Housing: $7,776
  • Dining: $8,748
  • Other: $2,916



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