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Meet MBA graduate Gail Edwards who studied part-time, on campus at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh
It takes skill, determination and, of course, specialist knowledge.
Our specialist MBAs give you just that depth of understanding.
This programme encompasses the same seven core courses of the standard MBA. But, instead of the two elective courses, you take four specialist courses in your specialist subject.
We offer five specialist MBAs: Finance, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Strategic Planning, and Oil and Gas Management.
Our specialist MBAs are typically studied by distance learning, however, you have the option to study the seven core courses on our campuses, and complete the specialism by studying the four specialist electives by distance learning.
(only available in English)
Studying our MBA programmes in all our locations.
Graduates from our MBA programme.
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 can study course-by-course and pay as you learn, or sign up for two or three courses at once. Our fees are flexible.
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.
Study for your MBA in English, Spanish, Chinese or Arabic.
This is where you organise your studies; where you book exams, order courses and generally keep on top of things.
The username and password are: demo
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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.