Programme Brief





Choose from the following dynamic, progressive and global Master's qualifications from Edinburgh Business School – Heriot-Watt University.


About Heriot-Watt University 

Heriot Watt University celebrates 200 years! Founded in 1821, Heriot-Watt has a rich heritage and is valued for its pioneering research informed by the global needs of business and industry.

Heriot-Watt University is ranked among the top 30 out of 130 UK Universities in the highly regarded 2022 UK University League table.  In addition, Heriot-Watt is ranked in the top 300 universities worldwide  by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

The university has five campuses across the world: Edinburgh, Scottish Borders, Orkney, Dubai and Malaysia, as well as 53 Approved Learning partners(ALPs) and educational collaborative partners in 150 countries.

In 2018, the UK Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide named Heriot-Watt University as the International University of the Year .



• Registration for the January 2023 semester is available from October 29th,2022
• The January 2023 semester starts on January 8th, 2023
Payment plans available for Tuition Students. 

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  • 2.5 Years

A recognised first or second class honours degree, or equivalent professional qualification.

For those who don’t, entry can still be gained by passing three MBA courses one of which must be a core course.

Online Registration for the January 2023 semester is available from October 29th, 2022.
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Programme Content

Students can choose from the following:

  • General MBA
  • MSc FM
  • Specialisms in Finance or Strategic Planning

The General MBA consists of seven (7) compulsory and any two (2) elective courses.

The MSc FM consists of five (5) compulsory and four (4) specialist electives

The MBA with Specialism in Finance consists of eight (8) compulsory and three (3) specialist electives

The MBA with Specialism in Strategy consists of seven (7) compulsory and four (4) specialist electives



    August 2022

    All examinations will be delivered as ‘Take-at-home’ up until August 2022. This means you will not need to travel to or attend an examination centre in person in August 2022 and you will be able to complete your examination at home.  Further information about the August 2022 examinations will be published on your EBS Student Portal in due course.

    December 2022

    EBS has informed us that the 24hr open book take home exam format is currently being reviewed by the University and a decision will be made by end of August, with respect to the format of the December 2022 exam diet.



    For further information on exemptions, please see below link:

    If you have any questions regarding the exemption and credit award policy, specifically in relation to your own qualifications, please contact Edinburgh Business School before submitting a formal application.