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Civil Engineering (Hons)

Heriot-Watt University Dubai

48 months
15484 EUR/year
15484 EUR/year
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The Civil Engineering (Hons) programme from Heriot-Watt University Dubai covers the main civil engineering disciplines of Structures, Geotechnics, Water Engineering and Transportation Engineering, and provides students with the key analytical and practical skills and knowledge required to become chartered civil or structural engineers. 


After graduation, students are equipped to work for consultants, contractors or government at senior management level.

The core curriculum includes instruction in all main subject areas, concentrating on analysis and materials behaviour with an increasing focus on design and management in the specialisation years. Throughout, there is an emphasis on the personal development of students within a professional environment.

Why study Civil Engineering at Heriot-Watt University's Dubai Campus?

  • The first and only programme in the Gulf region to offer a UK Civil Engineering degree.
  • The first and only civil engineering programme in the Gulf region to be accredited by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), the Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE), the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT), and the Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE).
  • Gives you engineering skills to create landmark civil engineering structures – the transformation of ideas into reality.
  • Our programme is designed to help shape the built environment for the 21st century, not only in terms of civil engineering but also to support a sustainable, energy efficient and green society.


Graduates from the Civil Engineering (Hons) programme from Heriot-Watt University Dubai can expect to find jobs in multinational civil and structural engineering companies, government organisations and small to mediumsized private sector firms (building, civil and structural engineering).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mechanics 
  • Civil Engineering Applications 
  • Construction Technology 
  • Mathematics for Engineers and Scientists 
  • Materials
  • Engineering Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GCE A-Level CCC (or AABB at AS-Level)
  • CBSE 65%.
  • American High School Diploma + SAT 1s - 1000
  • Tawjihiyya 80%
  • International Baccalaureate 24 points.
  • BTEC Level 3 Ext Diploma MMM
  • Foundation year Successful completion of Heriot-Watt University Degree Entry Programme (Engineering) with a BBBB.
  • FBISE grade 12 or equivalent – 70%
  • Curriculum Russian/Kazakhstan (Attestat) with minimum grade of 5 + IELTS 6.0
  • EmSAT minimum 1400 English, 1300 Maths, 1100 Physics, 1100 Chemistry
  • Compulsory subjects to include Mathematics, Physics and English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15484 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15484 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • National

    15484 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15484 EUR per year during 48 months.

AED 65100 per year

Living costs for Dubai

5300 - 9200 AED /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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