Edinburgh Business School

Home of the world's most popular MBA programme.  

At Edinburgh Business School, you can study when you like, where you like and take your exams whenever you’re ready.

Our programmes are rigorous, engaging and up-to-the-minute.
With an international faculty and more than ten thousand talented, like-minded students across the globe, we offer a wealth of study opportunities, including our MBA, Doctorate, MScs, diplomas and certificates.

Graduate with us and you’re ready to take your career to a whole new level. 

Our students in Africa

Currently there are:

Students currently studying our programmes.

Active students

Students currently studying our programmes.

Graduates from our programmes in Africa.


Graduates from our programmes in Africa.

We have students and graduates across Africa.


We have students and graduates across Africa.

Our EBS Arab World Regional Director

Marie-Betsy Sayegh Akl explains how to get started.

Meet MBA graduate Jannie Tam

Jannie studied for her MBA by self-paced distance learning in Hong Kong.

How do you want to study?

There are many ways to learn, in the Middle East, with Edinburgh Business School.

Study in your home. Attend classes full- or part-time on-campus in Dubai. Or join your fellow students at our Learning Partners in Jordan and Egypt.

You can choose one route or combine them. It’s up to you.
Study options

News and events

  • Edinburgh Business School Talk: Professor Steve Carter

    Despite thousands of marketing students graduating globally from universities and professional bodies like the UK Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), four out of five UK CEOs do not trust their marketing director and 73 per cent think that their head of marketing lacks business credibility.

  • Professor McGregor's podcast

    Professor McGregor and her FT editor interview the world's most successful people in business, media, arts, entertainment, finance, academia and politics.

  • Edinburgh Business School appoints Executive Dean

    EBS has appointed an international businesswoman and human resource specialist to its top post, who can build upon its exceptional track record for developing leading professionals across the globe.

All News

Designed around you

Our programmes fit the way you work, the way you live.


Do you already have academic qualifications?

You may be entitled to exemptions from core and elective courses on our masters programmes.



All our programmes come with full support

From faculty message boards, past papers and online self tests to peer-to-peer networks and dedicated adivsors.


Try our Student Portal

Read and download your course materials

Access Faculty message boards, view past exams papers and more. You can also organise your studies, order your next course and book your exams.
The username and password are: demo

Student Portal

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Our students have lots to say about studying, the Edinburgh Business School experience and life in general.
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Sit your exams locally

We offer local examinations to all our students. Each course is assessed by a one three-hour examination. You can sit your exams in March, June, August and December.



How much will it cost?

You can study course-by-course and pay as you learn, or sign up for two or three courses at once. Our fees are flexible.


Want to find out more?

Our whole ethos is centred around the student. So if you’d like to find out what the School can do for you, fill out the form and we’ll get back to you. Quickly.

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