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 also have a network of learning partners who offer local classroom-based learning.

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.

Our students in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands

Students currently studying our programmes.

Active students

Students currently studying our programmes.

Graduates from our programmes in Australasia.


Graduates from our programmes in Australasia.

We have students and graduates in Australasia.


We have students and graduates in Australasia.

Our Regional Director for Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands

Malcolm Kinns explains the programme structure and how to get started.

Meet MBA graduate Charles Stewart

Charles is studying for his MBA by self-paced distance learning in Australia.

How do you want to study?

There are many ways to learn with Edinburgh Business School.

Study in your home. Attend classes on-campus in the UK, Dubai and Malaysia. We also have a network of Learning Partners across the world.

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

News and events

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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

Join the conversation

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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.