Master of Business Administration MBA

  • Delivery: Full Time, Part Time, Distance Learning
  • Programme type: Taught Programme
  • Study location: Edinburgh
  • Entry date: September

Overview

As a busy and ambitious professional, you may want the range of skills and expertise that an MBA can provide, but do not have time to accommodate the schedule of a less flexible MBA programme. Firm on standards and quality, the EBS MBA programme allows you to tailor your study route to meet your own specific requirements.

The 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.

Programme duration

Approximately 200 study hours per course.

Programme content

You must complete the seven core courses, and two electives.

The courses can be studied through self-managed distance learning, through an Approved Learning Partner or on campus in Edinburgh on a full-time or part-time basis (see Study options). EBS also offers 4-day seminars and 2-day revision seminars in certain courses on campus in Edinburgh (see Study options).

Core courses

Elective courses

Entry requirements

Part-Time MBA programme

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 or TOEFL score.

Full-Time MBA programme

Entry onto the Full-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 2 years' post-qualifying full-time work experience of a relevant 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 or TOEFL score or any Tier 4 UKBA approved Language Test with a grade C1 or above.

Distance learning MBA

Admission is gained by:

  • having a first or second class honours degree from a university recognised by Heriot-University.
  • Or - Passes in three of the MBA courses (one of which must be core).

Tuition fees

Fees for this programme can be found on the EBS website.

Scholarships & bursaries