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Flexible and personalised – welcome to the MBA that’s as unique as you.

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Online with Edinburgh Business School

Home to the world’s first distance learning MBA, launched over 30 years ago, Edinburgh Business School is a leader in online education. Building on this rich history, we are proud to deliver a truly personalised, contemporary learning experience for modern professionals. Our unique MBA is designed to be fully flexible and globally accessible meaning you can learn how, when and where it suits you best. We offer a range of core and optional courses that you can stack together to earn an MBA Essentials certificate, MBA degree, or MBA with Specialism in Finance, Strategy, Business Analytics or Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

Your personalised MBA

We offer you the freedom to shape and curate a learning experience that is as unique as you are and that fits your individual needs, lifestyle and goals — no matter how these may change.

Our MBA is flexible

We know that flexibility is key for working professionals. That's why we've designed an MBA that allows you to tailor your learning to suit your schedule, your life and your career goals.


Our MBA is stackable

Stack courses together and build credit towards a qualification as you go. You choose your destination - an MBA Essentials Certificate, a PG Certificate or Diploma, MBA or an MBA with a Specialism.


Our MBA is accessible

We are proud to make transformative education accessible to diverse communities and individuals across the world. As a result, we run a performance-based admissions process.

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Start your MBA journey

Dive into your MBA or MBA with Specialism by selecting your first few courses or begin by building your management toolkit with an MBA Essentials certificate. No matter where you start, it's up to you where you go - you will accrue credit towards your qualification as you progress.

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MBA Essentials

Explore MBA Essentials

This short programme acts as a pathway to entry onto the MBA for those who don’t meet the recommended entry criteria.

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Accelerate your career

The stackable Online MBA is designed to enable you to take the next step – to accelerate your career, transition into leadership roles, or change your career trajectory altogether. You’ll have the flexibility to fit your studies around your work, so you don’t have to take a career break. This is not just a degree – it’s a tool for career advancement.

Tailored to careers

Select industry-aligned courses matching your career goals and industry needs.


Proven outcomes

95% of our graduates are in full time employment or further study within six months of graduating.


#1 in Scotland

Join the University that’s first in Scotland for producing CEOs.


A global reputation

We are known across the globe for producing high-calibre, career-ready graduates.

Dr Bryan Rogers

Meet your Programme Director

Dr Bryan Rodgers – Global MBA Programme Director

Dr Bryan Rodgers, brings a rich blend of practical experience and academic rigour to his role as Global MBA Programme Director. With a background spanning 30 years in the Scottish police service, Dr Rodgers transitioned into academia where he now focuses on leadership and organisational behaviour. His interests include employee motivation, empowerment, and organisational culture, particularly in public services.

"Our vision is to offer a truly unique MBA experience – one that is practical, resilient and most importantly, designed with the student at the forefront. This programme has been thoughtfully crafted to meet the evolving needs of working professionals. With our distinctly flexible model, we ensure that every student can tailor their MBA journey to fit their unique career aspirations and life commitments, and in doing so, make a real impact."

Dr Bryan Rodgers ,
Global MBA Programme Director