Taught course

Business Administration

University of the Highlands and Islands · Arts, Humanities and Business

Entry requirements

Honours degree, normally at 2.1, and not less than 2.2, or international equivalent There is no barrier to entry based on the subject studied to degree level We will also consider professional qualifications recognised as equivalent to the above International students whose first language is not English must also meet the language competency standards are detailed on the International page of the website. It is desirable that you have post-study work experience You will be asked to give us academic references before you can enrol and, where appropriate, provide employer reference

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The Masters in Business Administration (MBA) aims to equip business leaders with a detailed knowledge and understanding of effective management strategies, enabling you to function effectively and efficiently in a national and international business context.

You will gain a crucial understanding of the volatility and uncertainties that influence global politics, the distribution of wealth, resource ownership and regulatory regimes in both emerging markets and other transitional economies.

Special features

  • You will undertake an induction programme which will allow you to become familiar with the teaching methods used, course requirements, and the teaching team.
  • During your induction you will also complete a personal development plan to prepare you for suitable posts on graduation
  • You will have the opportunity to undertake an industrial work placement as part of your MBA, working within a UK organisation on live projects in areas such as: engineering, aeronautical engineering, energy, IT, business and finance

Study Options

*International students can only study this course on a full-time basis*

If you wish to study online please select the part-time option in the apply link and include your study preference in your personal statement on the application form.

If you are studying full-time or part-time on campus you will learn through face-to-face lectures and tutorials at Perth College UHI and online study via the university's virtual learning environment (VLE).
You can also study part time on a fully online basis if you live in the UK.

You will experience a wide range of teaching and learning methods including co-operative learning, problem-based learning, and presenting information in order to engage with various learning styles.

Fees and funding

UK students
See website for details
International students
See website for details

Please see this web page for funding information

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

UHI Information Line
0845 272 3600