Meet MBA graduate Gail Edwards who studied part-time, on campus at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh
More people from more countries study our MBA than any other. Across the globe, students are drawn by its academic rigour, its intellectual challenge and its ability to greatly enhance their career prospects.
They’re also drawn by its sheer flexibility; no other MBA programme gives you as much freedom. You can study the subjects you want, in the order you wish.
You can begin and end whenever you choose.
You can study on-campus, at home or with one of our Learning Partners across the globe.
Our MBA programme covers key management disciplines, including people skills, economics, marketing, accounting, finance, strategic planning and project management.
To achieve your MBA you must pass seven core courses and two electives from a choice of 40 courses.
Studying our MBA programmes in all our locations.
Graduates from our programmes.
Average number of years students take to study our MBA.
Our students study by distance learning, on-campus or with our Learning Partners.
Designed to give senior management the tools they need to successfully manage change.
7 core courses
4 elective courses
A rigorous, practical study of classic marketing tools and the latest specialist techniques.
7 core and
4 specialist elective courses
Giving you the tools to have an impact where it matters most.
Insight and in-depth understanding for senior HR managers.
Specialist MBA focused on Oil and Gas Management.
You may be entitled to exemptions from core and elective courses on our masters programmes.
From faculty message boards, past papers and online self tests to peer-to-peer networks and dedicated advisors.
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.
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
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.
Study for your MBA in English, Spanish, Chinese or Arabic.
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Organisational Behaviour and Economics
Marketing and Accounting
Finance and Project Management
Your chosen two electives
Typically you will hold a recognised first or second class honours degree, or equivalent professional qualification. But for those who don’t, entry can still be gained by passing three MBA courses one of which must be a core course.