Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Get your Master’s Degree in Business Administration with Edinburgh Business School 

Students choose Edinburgh Business School at Heriot-Watt University’s online MBA programme for its academic rigour, its intellectual challenge and its proven ability to greatly enhance student career prospects.

They’re also drawn by its sheer flexibility; no other MBA programme gives you as much freedom. You can study the subjects you want, in the order you wish. You can begin and end whenever you choose.

This MBA programme covers key management disciplines, including economics, financial decision making, leadership, marketing, people skills, project management and strategy.

To achieve your MBA you must pass seven core courses and two electives. 

All the programmes are modular and can be tackled course by course whenever you are ready for them. You will, of course, benefit from the full support throughout. All students receive the following:

–  Comprehensive course text
–  Interactive course website
–  Web access to Faculty
–  Full use of the EBS Student Portal to administer your programme
–  Optional contact with fellow students

You are also provided with all you require to prepare for exams. There are no additional reading lists or compulsory residentials.

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Edinburgh Business School 

Edinburgh Business School (EBS) is the Graduate School of Business of Heriot-Watt University. The university is valued for its pioneering research, informed by the global needs of business and industry. With a rich heritage stretching back to 1821, we are a truly global university bringing together scholars who are leaders in ideas and solutions delivering innovation, educational excellence and ground-breaking research.


A student is expected to have a recognized first or second class honours degree, or equivalent professional qualification.  But for those who do not, entry can still be gained by purchasing and passing three MBA courses (one of them being core) at which time you will be eligible to receive the Postgraduate Certificate in Business Administration, after you need to complete six more modules in order to obtain the full MBA/MSc. 

The Standard MBA consist of 9 modules (7 cores and 2 electives). The Specialist MBA consists of 11 modules (7 cores and 4 electives).

Students also have access to specific online material, amongst which are self-assessment test, FAQs and correspondence with EBS Staff.

All programmes are assessed by a 3hr written examination in Malta*, there are no additional assessment such as reports, assignments or thesis. Even though EBS programmes have no official timeframes for completion, an average student takes 2-4 years to complete the Masters programme on a part time basis.

Please note that all EBS Programme are internationally recognised and fall under NQF level 7 Postgraduate programmes.

More details about this course can be found here

Registration process for EBS

  1. MIM Individual Membership Form
  2. Student Registration Form
  3. Course Purchase Form
  4. CV
  5. ID card copy / Passport copy
  6. Passport photo 
  7. Degree Certificates / Transcripts

Master of Business Administration

MQF Level 7
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