The world's most flexible MBA programme
This is your MBA. Not ours. That means you start when you like and finish when you like. You can study from home or on campus. At EBS, our courses are designed to fit round you.
One of the world's largest MBA programmes
Edinburgh Business School is one of the world's pre-eminent business schools. We have more than 10,900 active students. More than 15,500 alumni. And partners across seven continents.
One of the world's most innovative business schools
Our rigorous courses can be studied in any order. You take exams when you're ready. At Edinburgh Business School, we take a different view. Come and see for yourself.
Some of the most talented students – and teachers – in the business world
We have students from more than 40% of Fortune 500 companies. Our courses are written by prize-winning business authors. For more than 20 years, our programmes have challenged, inspired – and rewarded.
We buy goods and services every day: to eat, to wear, to read, to watch, to play, to travel, to exercise, to make us wealthy and perhaps wise. Consumption is so prevalent that we are often unaware of its importance in shaping our lives. This elective adopts a psychological approach to consumer behaviour and explores the implications for individual consumers and marketers. It deals with the crucial issues of why consumers buy what they buy and how they respond to marketing and advertising influences.
- People as consumers.
- Market segmentation.
- New products and innovations.
- Learning, memory and thinking.
- Family influences
- Social and developmental influences.
- The influence of small groups.
- The influence of social class.
- Cultural influences
- Communication and persuasion.
- Approaching a decision.
- The decision and its consequences.
- Consumer awareness.
- The future consumer.