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Accelerated degrees

Study an accelerated degree at Edinburgh Business School to gain a world-class, practice-based business education in just three years.  We offer programmes in Accountancy, Accountancy & Finance, Economics, International Business Management, and Marketing.

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Key Programme Information

Edinburgh Business School offers a range of accelerated degrees in Accountancy, Economics, Finance, International Business Management, and Marketing. Focused on helping students translate knowledge into practice, these programmes start at an advanced stage and are perfect for A-Level students. 

Learn from industry experts and work alongside experienced researchers who will provide practical insights into business and beyond. You will gain an essential blend of knowledge, hands-on experience, tools for innovation, and management skills, setting you up for a successful career and providing a distinct, competitive edge in the job market.  

Why study an accelerated degree?


Leading Academics

Each programme is taught by a global network of expert faculty, researchers, and professionals who will help you translate knowledge into practice and amplify your career opportunities after graduation.


Hands-on Experience

Work directly with business and industry through cutting-edge initiatives like our Consultancy Bootcamp and Business Incubator, and gain practical experience with our state-of-the-art Bloomberg Trading Room.


Go Global

Through Heriot-Watt’s unique ‘Go Global’ initiative, you will have the opportunity to spend one semester or one academic year at our campuses in Dubai or Malaysia.


Professional Recognition

Heriot-Watt University is accredited as a Bloomberg Experiential Learning Partner, and our graduates are regularly selected by employers due to their strong practical background and industry-focused education.