The Best UK Top Ranked International Business Degree at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia


Best University to Study International Business Management MA (Hons) at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia

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International business is an expanding academic field and the job prospects of Heriot-Watt graduates are exciting and abundant. China, Japan and India’s economies are among the world’s strongest five, reflecting the fact that the majority of gross domestic product (GDP) is now generated outside of the USA and Europe. To understand international business operations is therefore increasingly important for Malaysia’s business graduates. Malaysian students will be able to obtain a top ranked UK degree in International Business locally at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia.

Furthermore, Heriot-Watt University Malaysia’s students spend second year studying at one of their partner universities in Australia providing them with invaluable global business perspectives. Heriot-Watt University Malaysia is the best choice for students intending to get a top UK education in Malaysia for international business.

Students after SPM or O-Levels who are interested in this course can enter the Foundation in Business at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia before proceeding into the 3-year International Business Management MA (Hons). Those who have completed STPM, A-Levels, SAM, AUSMAT, CPU or other Pre-University programmes may enter directly into the degree course with the relevant results.

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Outstanding International Business Management MA (Hons) at Top Ranked Heriot-Watt University Malaysia

Learn in an intellectually stimulating environment with top students at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia

Learn in an intellectually stimulating environment with top students at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia

As the modern business world becomes increasingly complex, understanding the fundamental way in which businesses and organisations operate – how they develop their strategies and take key decisions – is vital.

All Business Management degrees at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia provide a strong grounding in the principles of modern business management and also introduce the more functional areas of business and management.

International Business Management students do a mandatory second year abroad, at another university where they gain international experience and international input in terms of the curriculum that they learn.

Second year is spent abroad as an MA International Business Management student at our partner universities in Australia. Currently, we have secured University of Sydney, La Trobe University and University of Western Australia as partners. At least one university in each major city in Australia to be secured soon.

Teaching and Assessment for the International Business Management MA (Hons) at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia

Teaching is delivered through a combination of lectures, tutorials and project work. Course assessment is generally based on either coursework or an exam at the end of the semester, or a mixture of the two at the end of the semester or academic year.

Accreditation for the International Business Management MA (Hons) at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia

Heriot-Watt University is rated top in the UK for student experience

Heriot-Watt University is rated top in the UK for student experience

In accordance with our normal practice our professionally orientated programmes are designed to meet the educational requirements for membership of relevant professional institutions. In addition to recognition within Malaysia, we seek accreditation by the relevant UK or international professional bodies in accordance with their standard procedures.

*The degree of Master of Arts (MA) is an undergraduate Honours degree, awarded by the ancient universities in Scotland and the UK including Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, St Andrews, Cambridge and Oxford. At other universities in Scotland and the UK, undergraduate degrees in the arts, liberal arts, humanities or social sciences are awarded as Bachelor of Arts (BA).

 

Programme content for the International Business Management MA (Hons) at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia

Year 1 Subjects for the International Business Management MA (Hons) at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia

EduSpiral explained the pathway to become an actuaries & gave facts on why Heriot-Watt is the best for actuarial science. We also toured the campus and hostel. Weng Hang, Heriot-Watt University Malaysia

EduSpiral explained the pathway to become an actuaries & gave facts on why Heriot-Watt is the best for actuarial science. We also toured the campus and hostel.
Weng Hang, Heriot-Watt University Malaysia

Semester 1

  • Fundamentals of Marketing
  • Human Resource Management
  • Commercial Law
  • Choose 1 from optional or elective courses

Semester 2

  • Operations Management
  • Choose 2 from optional courses
  • Choose 1 from optional or elective courses

Optional courses available in Year 1 include:

  • Organisational Behaviour,
  • Enterprise Concepts and Issues,
  • Marketing Perspectives.

Year 2 Subjects for the International Business Management MA (Hons) at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia

Students spend second year studying at one of our partners in Australia. Students follow a programme similar to that of Year 2 of the MA (Hons) International Business Management.

Year 3 Subjects for the International Business Management MA (Hons) at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia

EduSpiral took us to tour the campus and helped us to make a good decision after our A-Levels. Jolene & Aaron, MA Business & Finance at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia

EduSpiral took us to tour the campus and helped us to make a good decision after our A-Levels.
Jolene & Aaron, MA Business & Finance at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia

Semester 1

  • International Business
  • Choose 2 from optional courses

Semester 2

  • Choose 2 from optional courses
  • Choose 1 from optional or elective courses

Across both semesters

  • Dissertation

Optional courses available in Year 3 include:

  • The Contemporary Workforce;
  • Retail Marketing,
  • Marketing Sustainability,
  • Changing Trends in Employment,
  • Marketing and Management in SMEs,
  • High Growth Companies
  • Elective courses are also taken.

*Information correct at time of publication and may be subject to change

Entry requirements for the International Business Management MA (Hons) at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia

  • Heriot-Watt University Malaysia Foundation in Business: CCCC
  • A-Level/STPM: BBC
  • SAM: ATAR 75
  • CPU: 75%
  • UEC: 3A 2B
  • SMA 3 (Indonesia): 8
  • IB Diploma: 26 points
  • Diploma deemed recognised by the Malaysian Government
  • Any other relevant qualification deemed recognised by the Malaysian Government

English language requirements
If English is not your first language, then evidence of proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 is required.

About Heriot-Watt University, a Top Ranking UK University now in Malaysia

Heriot-Watt University UK will lend its expertise to its Malaysian campus

Heriot-Watt University UK will lend its expertise to its Malaysian campus

Heriot-Watt University’s 190-year history began in 1821, when they established the world’s first Mechanics Institute (the School of Arts of Edinburgh).

Heriot-Watt University is one of the UK’s leading universities for innovative education and is recognised internationally as a centre for high-calibre research.

Heriot-Watt University has 1,737 members of staff, including 480 academic and 180 research staff. The university offers over 400 programmes through their 6 academic schools and 2 postgraduate institutes.

Heriot-Watt University is a Top Ranked University in the UK and in the World

  • Heriot-Watt University is ranked 352nd in the world, 40th in UK and 7th in Scotland for the QS World’s Top Universities. This places the university in the top 4%, based on approximation of at least 10,000 universities in the world
  • Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018 Heriot Watt is Ranked in the top 400 universities worldwide (351-400). Heriot-Watt is ranked 41st in the world, 15th in the UK and 3rd in Scotland for our international outlook.
  • Heriot-Watt has been ranked 47th in world, 3rd in UK, and 1st in Scotland, in the QS world ranking of universities under 50 years of age.
  • THE’s ‘Table of Tables’ is the combined results of the three main UK university league tables – the Good University Guide (published by The Times and The Sunday Times), The Guardian and The Complete University Guide.In the Table of Tables 2015: Heriot-Watt is placed 25th in the UK – rising from 28th the previous year
  • 63rd in the world, 10th in the UK and 2nd in Scotland in The Times Higher Education ‘100 Under 50’ 2013 (University Royal Charter awarded in 1966).
  • 22nd in the world, based on the ‘international outlook’ indicator in the World University Rankings in the Times Higher Education – World’s Most International Universities.
  • Scottish University of the Year 2012-13 (and 2011-12) and UK University of the Year for Student Experience 2012-13 by the Sunday Times.

Heriot-Watt University Ranking in Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-17

  • Heriot-Watt University is ranked 9th in the UK for industry income, based on the value of industry research income per member of academic staff.
  • Heriot-Watt University is ranked 39th in the world, 13th in the UK and 2nd in Scotland for our international outlook, a score based on the percentage of the university’s international staff, the level of international co-authorship of academic papers and the percentage of international students studying with the University.
  • Heriot-Watt University is ranked 19th in UK for highest percentage of international students (42%).
  • Heriot-Watt University Ranking in the Times Higher Education ‘Table of Tables’
  • THE’s ‘Table of Tables’ is the combined results of the three main UK university league tables – the Good University Guide (published by The Times and The Sunday Times), The Guardian and The Complete University Guide.
  • In the Table of Tables 2015: Heriot-Watt is placed 27th in the UK and 3rd in Scotland

Heriot-Watt University Ranking in the Guardian University Guide 2018

  • Heriot-Watt University is ranked 26th in the UK and 4th in Scotland
  • 2nd in UK for Building and Town & Country Planning
  • 3rd the UK for Economics
  • Heriot-Watt University is ranked Top ten in UK for for Accounting & Finance and Business Management & Marketing
  • Heriot-Watt University is 1st in Scotland Accounting & Finance, Building and Town & Country Planning, Economics and Chemical Engineering
  • ​2nd in Scotland for six subjects: Chemistry and Mechanical Engineering.

The Times / The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018

  • Overall, 39th out of 129 institutions in the UK and 5th in Scotland
  • 3rd in the UK for Building
  • 5th in the UK for Chemical Engineering
  • 8th in the UK for General Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and for Town & Country Planning & Landscape
  • Top in Scotland for Building, Chemical Engineering, and joint top in Mechanical Engineering

The Complete University Guide 2018

  • 28th in the UK and 3rd in Scotland
  • Heriot-Watt University is ranked 1st in Scotland and 2nd in the UK for Building
  • Heriot-Watt University is ranked in the top ten in the UK for 3 of our subject areas – Building (2nd), Chemical Engineering (8th), and Town & Country Planning (7th)
  • Heriot-Watt University is ranked in the top 25% in the UK for 10 subjects – Accounting & Finance, Art & Design, Building, Business & Management Studies, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Mathematics, and Mechanical Engineering

National Student Survey 2017

The National Student Survey (NSS) is a survey which gathers honest feedback from final year undergraduates, studying full time.

  • At least 80% of students were satisfied overall with their course in 14 of our 21 subject areas
  • 1st in Scotland for Chemistry
  • 4th in the UK and 1st in Scotland for Mechanical Engineering, with 93% of students satisfied overall with their course
  • Economics – 92% of students were satisfied overall with their course
  • Civil Engineering – 91% of students were satisfied overall with their course
  • In the UK top 10 for Planning
  • 2nd in Scotland for Mathematics & Statistics, with 93% of students satisfied overall with their course

Times Higher Education – ‘100 Under 50’ World University Ranking 2015

  • Heriot-Watt University is ranked 77th in the world, 10th the UK
  • Heriot-Watt University is ranked 11th in the world and first in Scotland, based on the ‘international outlook’ indicator from THE World University Rankings. This indicator examines a university’s international student numbers, its percentage of international staff and the proportion of its research papers published with a co-author from at least one other country.

Heriot-Watt University Ranking in the Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017

  • Heriot-Watt University Ranking Overall, 37th out of 128 institutions in the UK and 4th in Scotland
  • Heriot-Watt University is ranked Top Ten in the UK for Building, Town & Country Planning and Landscape and General Engineering
  • Heriot-Watt University is Top in Scotland for Building, Chemical Engineering, Town & Country Planning and Landscape, and top 3 in Scotland for: Art & Design, Chemistry, Economics, General Engineering, Mathematics and German.
  • Heriot-Watt University Ranking in The Complete University Guide 2018
  • Heriot-Watt University is ranked 28th in the UK and 3rd in Scotland
  • Heriot-Watt University is ranked 1st in Scotland and 2nd in the UK for Building
  • Heriot-Watt University is ranked in the top ten in the UK for 3 of their subject areas – Building (2nd), Chemical Engineering (8th), and Town & Country Planning (7th)
  • Heriot-Watt University is ranked in the top 25% in the UK for 10 subjects – Accounting & Finance, Art & Design, Building, Business & Management Studies, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Mathematics, and Mechanical Engineering

Heriot-Watt University Ranking in QS World’s University Rankings 2017/18

  • Heriot-Watt University is ranked 312th in the world, 40th in UK and 7th in Scotland
  • The University was also ranked 15th in the UK top for our proportion of international students and 21st in the UK international faculty.

Heriot-Watt University Ranking in the QS Top 50 under 50 2015

  • A ranking of the world’s top 50 universities established within the last 50 years.
  • 34th in the world, 3rd in the UK and 1st in Scotland.

Heriot-Watt University Ranking in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017

  • Top 150 worldwide for Chemical Engineering, and Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Top 200 worldwide for Statistics & Operational Research (Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics)
  • Ranked in the top universities worldwide for 11 subjects: Linguistics; Computer Science and information Systems; Chemical Engineering; Civil and Structural Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Chemistry; Mathematics; Physics and Astronomy; Business and Management Studies; Statistics and Operational Research (Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics).

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2017

  • Heriot-Watt is ranked in the top 500 in the world (ranked 401-500) and in the UK top 40 (ranked 35-38) by the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2017.
  • Heriot Watt has been listed for nine subjects in the Global Ranking of Academic Subjects:
  • In the top 75 worldwide for Telecommunication Engineering
  • In the top 150 for Civil Engineering.
  • In the top 200 for Mathematics and Finance
  • In the top 300 for Electrical & Electronic Engineering and Mechanical Engineering
  • In the top 500 for Physics, Chemistry, and Environmental Science & Engineering.

The Economist: British University Rankings

  • In 2017, The Economist released a league table which considers how much people earn five years after they graduate. Heriot-Watt ranked sixteenth of 125 UK universities.

Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014

  • REF 2014 named Heriot-Watt in the top 25% of UK universities, with 82% of their research ranked as world-leading or internationally excellent. Heriot-Watt is ranked 9th university in the UK and 1st in Scotland for research impact.

Employability of Heriot-Watt University Graduates

  • The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017 listed the average starting salary for a Heriot-Watt graduate as £22,362 six months after graduation which places us 35th in UK.
  • 95% of Heriot-Watt students are in employment or further study within six months of graduation

About Heriot-Watt University Malaysia, One of the Best Universities in Malaysia

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia's purpose-built campus in Putrajaya is only 25 km from Kuala Lumpur. Situated in a stunning lakeside location, the building boasts a variety of informal study spaces, an extensive library and easy access to IT facilities with wifi available throughout.

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia’s purpose-built campus in Putrajaya is only 25 km from Kuala Lumpur. Situated in a stunning lakeside location, the building boasts a variety of informal study spaces, an extensive library and easy access to IT facilities with wifi available throughout.

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia’s first premises in Putrajaya opened to students in early 2013.  Heriot-Watt University Malaysia’s purpose-built campus in the city of Putrajaya is based only 25 kilometres from Kuala Lumpur.

Students at the Putrajaya campus join a vibrant, diverse community. The multi-cultural character of the campus provides opportunities to meet and mix with a broad range of international students and enjoy a supportive environment to help you make the best of your time as a student.

The university offers a range of activities to help students settle into university life, make friends and feel part of the university community. Heriot-Watt University Malaysia provides opportunities for students to develop important skills and gain valuable experience, in addition to those offered by their academic programmes.

The university’s strengths and experience in business, finance, manufacturing, engineering, energy and the built environment research match well with local industry interests seeking opportunities to build links. Heriot-Watt University Malaysia already has relationships with some of the international companies with headquarters in Malaysia, particularly in areas such as electronics, photonics, marine and oil and gas.

A state-of-the-art learning environment at Heriot Watt University Malaysia

Heriot-Watt University’s campus is located close to the Putrajaya marina and to other purpose-built, modern leisure and sports

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia new RM191 million state-of-the-art campus next to the Putrajaya lake

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia new RM191 million state-of-the-art campus next to the Putrajaya lake

facilities.

Situated in a stunning lakeside locationin Putrajaya, the building boasts a variety of informal study spaces, an extensive library and easy access to IT facilities with wifi available throughout. Heriot-Watt University’s teaching spaces will be flexibly designed to allow for traditional lectures and studio-based learning, complemented by high-quality electronic teaching and learning resources.

There are common rooms throughout the campus, giving students space to socialise and relax. On the promenade, facing the lake, is the cafeteria with other stores and retail outlets planned.

The campus will provide a state-of-the-art teaching and learning environment, reflecting the university’s status as a leading provider of high-quality, professionally orientated education, knowledge transfer and research. When the campus is fully developed the university aims to support up to 4,000 students.

Heriot-Watt University’s Graduates

Heriot-Watt University Graduates

Heriot-Watt University Graduates

Heriot-Watt University’s global alumni network

Heriot-Watt University has 96,000 alumni spread across the globe and this network of graduates is very important to us.

The Watt Club is the university’s alumni association which you automatically become part of when you graduate. It has been in existence since 1854 and is one of the oldest alumni associations in the UK.

The strong alumni base gives students opportunities to interact with industry representatives as well as their staff. This is proven statistically, with 94.3 per cent of Heriot-Watt University’s graduates employed within 6 months of graduation globally, ranking the university 10th in the UK for graduate employment.

Its success rate in the job market comes from a focus on courses which are geared to industry and which have a professional outcome. Strong links with the industry are a key factor, from alliances with oil and gas companies to research collaborations with more than 25 countries globally

Heriot-Watt University’s alumni in Malaysia

Heriot-Watt University is one of the top 20 universities in the UK

Heriot-Watt University is one of the top 20 universities in the UK

With 3,500 alumni, Malaysia has the biggest group of Heriot-Watt graduates outside of the UK and the university looks forward to the growth of this group as their new campus at Putrajaya becomes established. Current students can also benefit from the existing network with access to alumni mentoring, guest lectures, internships and other available services.

Many of the university’s Malaysian alumni have gone on to key roles with some of the country’s major companies, such as Petronas, YTL Corporation Berhad, Exxon Mobil, Motorola and PwC.

Students interested in registering at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia, please go to this link.Affordable hostel accommodation is provided at safe and conducive condominiums in Cyberjaya with free bus shuttle to and from Heriot-Watt University Malaysia.

Scholarships are availableat Heriot-Watt University Malaysia to deserving Malaysian students who have achieved high results in their SPM, STPM, A-Levels or UEC examinations.

Research Standards at Heriot-Watt University

Students in Malaysia can now study at a top UK university locally

Students in Malaysia can now study at a top UK university locally

The university offers the advantages of a research-led teaching environment where advances in relevant fields are reflected in the syllabus.

In the 2008 RAE, 50% of the University’s research was rated as internationally excellent. Heriot-Watt had one of the highest RAE staff submission rates among Scottish universities.

The University plays a leading role in a number of Scottish research pooling initiatives including in the areas of Engineering (Scottish Research Partnership in Engineering), Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics and Marine Science.

The University has an extensive portfolio of research collaborations and is expanding this through the development of strategic alliances with key industry partners.

An excellent study environment at the top ranked Heriot-Watt University

An excellent study environment at the top ranked Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University delivers globally relevant and pioneering research with real impact. Our research informs policy, changes the world we live in and solves real problems for business and industry. In the REF 2014 survey of all UK universities:

  • 82% of our research was found to be world-class
  • we were 1st in the UK for General Engineering (joint submission with Edinburgh University)
  • we were 2nd in the UK for Architecture, Built Environment and Planning (joint submission with Edinburgh University)
  • we were 5th in the UK for Mathematical Sciences (joint submission with Edinburgh University).

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EduSpiral took us for a tour around the campus as well as the hostel at Cyberjaya. They provided in-depth information about Heriot-Watt University Malaysia and facts on why the university is my best choice. Weng Hang, Actuarial Science at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia

EduSpiral took us for a tour around the campus as well as the hostel at Cyberjaya. They provided in-depth information about Heriot-Watt University Malaysia and facts on why the university is my best choice.
Weng Hang, Actuarial Science at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia

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