Edinburgh Business School,
Heriot-Watt University 

You can study our MBAs, MScs and DBA from anywhere in the world by online distance learning.
Or, study your MBA on campus; in the UK, Dubai and Malaysia.

Choose any programme; from MBA to DBA. Our online distance learning programmes have a flexible structure that lets you choose when to start and when to take your exams.

Study your MBA on a Heriot-Watt University campus.
In the UK, choose from full-time, MBA (focused on entrepreneurship) or part-time MBA.
On-campus in Dubai choose from full- and part-time MBA.
On-campus in Malaysia we offer a part-time MBA.

We have an international faculty, thousands of like-minded students and alumni across the globe.
Graduate with us and you’re ready to take your career to a whole new level.

You can also study with our Learning Partner, the Management Accountancy Training Company in Uganda.

How many students do we have?

Currently there are:


active students



Our Southern Africa Regional Director

Melanie Sturmheit explains how to get started.

Meet MBA graduate Caroline Nakawesi

Caroline studied her MBA in Uganda

How do you want to study?

There are many ways to learn with Edinburgh Business School.

Study in your home by self-paced distance learning. Or join your fellow students at our Learning Partner the Management Accountancy Training Company in Uganda.

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

Learning Partners

  • Management Accountancy Training Company

    Management Accountancy Training Company was established in 1999 and is recognised in Uganda as the leading provider of professional accounting training. Edinburgh Business School began working with Management Accountancy Training Company in 2004 when it became an Approved Learning Partner. Management Accountancy Training Company is properly registered to operate in Uganda. Management Accountancy Training Company offers a programme of tutorial support for students on the MBA programme.


    Jeff Thompson Management Accountancy Training Company Kampala, Uganda
    T: (+256) 41 4258461; (+256) 41 4258462; (+256) 41 4253081 E: mat@matuganda.com

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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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.