Taught course

MBA with specialism in Marketing

Heriot-Watt University · Edinburgh Business School

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Entry requirements

Typically you will hold a recognised first or second class honours degree, or equivalent professional qualification.

Months of entry


Course content

The quality of the marketing effort is often a huge factor in the success or failure of any given product or service. Taking on our
dynamic MBA with specialism in Marketing that’s brimming with contemporary marketing knowledge will prove your worth to the business you work in. Or even the one you’ve always dreamt of being part of.

Fees and funding

We understand that choosing to study a master's degree is not an easy decision and the task of finding funding can be daunting. Each year Edinburgh Business School makes available a number of scholarships and discounts to help students to achieve one of our awards.

Other funding options are available through the UK Government and private organisations and we have compiled a list of useful funding information sources for both UK and international students. Learn more about details of current opportunities via the Scholarship and Funding pages.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MBA
    24-36 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    8-12 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
  • Diploma
    12-15 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Our flexible course structure means you can earn qualifications as you go. On completing your first three core courses, you will gain a Postgraduate Certificate in Business Administration. A further three core courses will earn you a Diploma in Business Administration. To achieve the full MBA you will need to pass seven core courses in total, plus two elective courses (four for specialism), and will cover key management disciplines, including people skills, economics, marketing, accounting, finance, strategic planning and project.


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations100

Course contact details

Craig Buchanan
+44 (0)131 451 3090