Master of Business Administration

Bring your passion and drive to learn and we'll give you a world class business qualification.

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 Approved 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.


Our MBA students

We have current students and alumni across the world.

Studying our MBA programmes in all our locations.
9526

Active MBA students.

Studying our MBA programmes in all our locations.

Graduates from our programmes.
18120

MBA Alumni

Graduates from our programmes.

Average number of years students take to study our MBA.
4

How long will it take?

Average number of years students take to study our MBA.

<span style="line-height: 23.1111106872559px;">Our students study by distance learning, on-campus or with our Learning Partners.</span>

How do our students study?

Our students study by distance learning, on-campus or with our Learning Partners.

Designed around you

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

Exemptions

Do you already have academic qualifications?

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

Exemptions

Support

All our programmes come with full support

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

Support

Examinations

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.

Examinations

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

Fees

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.

Fees

Languages

Choose the one that suits you best

Study for your MBA in English, Spanish, Chinese or Arabic.

Languages

Join the conversation

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What course should you start with?

Download the MBA Handbook

Organisational Behaviour and Economics
Marketing and Accounting
Finance and Project Management
Strategic Planning
Your chosen two electives

MBA student handbook

Are you ready to apply?

Our MBA is open to all

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.

How to apply

How do you want to study?

There are many ways to learn with Edinburgh Business School.

Study in your home. Attend classes full- or part-time in Edinburgh, Malaysia or Dubai. Or join your fellow students at a partner institution in your home country.  

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

Where do you want to study?

We think your current location is USA. Is this where you want to base your study?

Locations

Want to find out more?

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