MBA COURSES Tuesday 29th Jan 2019
University of Edinburgh - Business School
The Edinburgh MBA
If you are looking to significantly enhance your career prospects, the Full-time MBA at The University of Edinburgh Business School offers a dynamic, intensive opportunity for progression. Studied over 12 months, this taught programme is designed to prepare you to progress with confidence into leadership roles.
The programme will: 
  • deepen your understanding of how businesses and markets work
  • how value is created through innovation and marketing
  • how strategies are crafted
  • how businesses are financed
  • how performance is measured
  • how value is delivered efficiently and effectively
  • we will explore challenges of internationalisation and doing business with emerging markets
  • and how organisations should be governed, managed and led through change.
For more information on programme content, fee, scholarship opportunities and application details please complete the form on the right.
Your Career
An MBA is one of the best ways to secure your future in this highly competitive environment. Many organisations see an MBA as providing their employees - or future employees - with the necessary skills and attributes to progress to senior positions. 89% of our MBA graduates find a job within 3 months of graduating.

The Edinburgh MBA has several integrated components and features that can make a real difference in helping you to achieve your career goals. These include:
  • The Leadership and Professional Development core course is unique in its combination of diagnostic tools, exercises and inputs, designed to help identify personal and career related goals.
  • Opportunities to work on consultancy projects and real life business issues.
  • The Edinburgh MBA has a diverse cohort having a variety of different backgrounds and experiences including students from, on average, 20 different nationalities and this year we have nearly 50:50 split female male ratio.
  • There are a number of opportunities to also engage with corporates in terms of guest speakers and consultancy projects. In addition there are a number of Business Engagement Student Treks that are available to give students additional valuable insights, knowledge and experience. For example in 2014 we launched the Women in Leadership trek that involved a visit to London to meet inspirational women who have achieved significant success in business careers. In 2015 we also the International Business in Context elective went to Colombia.
Why Edinburgh?
  • The University of Edinburgh Business School, is part of the University of Edinburgh, ranked 19th in the world (QS Universities Rankings 2015). The University benefits from a rich heritage having delivered education for more than 400 years.
  • As one of Europe's leading financial centres, Edinburgh uniquely combines a dynamic business community with its status as a World Heritage Site. Located in the heart of Edinburgh, the Business School is perfectly placed to engage with the local, national and international business community.
  • As a city of culture and a city for business, Edinburgh has a real sense of dynamism. Several major global financial institutions have their headquarters in Edinburgh. A compelling blend of history and cutting edge modernity and it is also a great place to live and study holding the biggest arts festival in the world every summer and also being voted one of the most beautiful cities in the world (Lonely Planet, 2014).
Entry Requirements
Professional experience requirements
At least 3 years' work experience in a managerial role. Experience can be from any industry, including the public sector, charitable organisations and the arts.
Minimum academic requirements
The usual minimum requirement is a good undergraduate degree (equivalent to 2:1 UK honours degree) from a good university in any subject, or an equivalent overseas qualification.
English Language
We require all applicants to meet one of the following English language requirements: 
  • You are a national of a majority English-speaking country as defined by the Home Office
  • You have completed an academic qualification at least equivalent to a UK bachelor's degree, which was taught in a majority English-speaking country.
  • You have or will have achieved a minimum required score in one of our accepted Secure English Language Tests.
For full details please complete the enquiry form.
The School is triple accredited (AMBA, EQUIS, AACSB).
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