Taught course

Facilities Management (Dubai)

Heriot-Watt University · School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society

Entry requirements

Postgraduate Masters

  • Bachelor's Honours Degree - A good first or second class Honours degree (in a cognate or semicognate discipline).
  • Professional/Corporate Membership - Membership of a professional institution in a cognate discipline that normally requires an Honours degree for entry.

Postgraduate Diploma

  • Bachelor's Honours Degree - A third class Honours degree in a cognate or semi-cognate discipline PLUS two years of relevant post-qualification work experience at a suitable level.
  • Bachelor's Degree - An Ordinary degree in a cognate or semi-cognate discipline PLUS three to four years of relevant post-qualification work experience at a suitable level.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The professional field of facilities management is growing rapidly worldwide, establishing itself as the source of strategic management for the coordination of modern business processes and support facilities.

The Facilities Management programme develops competencies and skills to enable its graduates to manage facilities effectively in a changing business world. Taught from the perspective of strategic facilities management, the programme will invest in students the skills necessary to realise the strategic potential of facilities management to contribute to business effectiveness.

The programme is industry relevant, ensuring that graduates are able to quickly make a positive and effective contribution to the success of their working environment.

The programme is fully accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Information for international students

Where English was not the medium of instruction at secondary school, applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.5 (with all elements passed at 6.0 or above).

Qualification and course duration


full time
12-16 months
part time
24-30 months


full time
9 months
part time
21 months

Course contact details

Dubai Campus
+971 4435 8700