Taught course

MBA Masters Business Administration

Edinburgh Napier University · School of Management and Law

Entry requirements

Typically, you will need either an honours degree or equivalent and at least three years' relevant work experience. Similarly, an ordinary degree or equivalent with at least five years' relevant work experience, preferably from a professional occupation or a management or supervisory role, are also considered.

The following named routes are also available: MBA Marketing, International Business, Accounting and Finance, Human Resource Management,

Months of entry

September, February

Course content

Based over three trimesters, the course will involve lectures, tutorials and independent study. Duration is 12 months if you commence in September, 18 months for February starts.

Trimesters 1 and 2

Compulsory modules

  • Creating competitive advantage
  • Organisational behaviour and management
  • Business economics in a global environment
  • Creativity to sustainability
  • Contemporary issues in strategic management
  • Skills for managers

Core option modules

Choose two modules from a range of specialist areas, such as;

  • HRM,
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing
  • Accounting and finance
  • International business
  • Economics
  • Operations management and general management

Trimester 3

  • MBA Project

Information for international students

For applicants whose first language is not English, the following is generally required: minimum IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 550/213 Please see our website for up-to-date information.

Fees and funding

Please see our website for

up-to-date fee & funding information


Qualification and course duration


distance learning
36 months
full time
12/18 months
part time
36 months

Course contact details

Information Office
08452 60 60 40