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You may be entitled to exemptions from core and elective courses on our masters programmes.
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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.
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How to apply
Our MSc 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 MSc courses in your subject and two other core courses. *Please note for the MSc in Strategic Planning your first degree must be in a business disipline to matriculate with Heriot-Watt University.
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What course should you start with?
Recommended order of study for MSc in Strategic Planning
Strategic Planning, Project Management, Strategic Risk Management, Making Strategies Work, Competitive Strategy, Alliances and Partnerships* (elective), Mergers and Acquisitions* (elective)
4 elective* courses (in total inc. either of above)