Taught course

Business Administration

Heriot-Watt University · Edinburgh Business School

Entry requirements

Entry onto the Part-Time MBA programme is by application and admission. Students are expected to have: - A first- or second-class honours degree, or a qualification deemed to be equivalent, or passes in three of the MBA courses (one of which must be a core course). - A minimum of 4 years' post-qualifying full-time work experience of a responsible nature. - Evidence of competence in the English language (where English is not the first language of the applicant), in the form of an acceptable IELTS score.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

The Edinburgh Business School (EBS) Master of Business Administration programme is specifically designed to provide an intellectually demanding and rigorous programme that enables you to study when and where you wish and to take examinations anywhere in the world.

You work towards your MBA on a course-by-course basis. After completing three courses, you are eligible for a Postgraduate Certificate in Business Administration, and after six courses for a Postgraduate Diploma. The certificate and diploma awards are formal recognition of your progress; they can also be used as exit awards. Specialist awards are available at diploma and MBA level depending on your choice of courses.

You can also study your EBS MBA at our Dubai Campus or Malaysia Campus.

We also offer:

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 550 required. Examinations held in over 300 centres in over 130 countries worldwide.

Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months
distance learning
84 months

Course contact details

Edinburgh Business School
+44 (0) 131 451 3090