The course

Online learning
Course type
Entry date
Open enrolment



Students are drawn to our online MBA programme at Edinburgh Business School by its academic rigour, its intellectual challenge and its proven ability to greatly enhance student career prospects.

They’re also drawn by its sheer flexibility; no other MBA programme gives you as much freedom. You can study the subjects you want, in the order you wish. You can begin and end whenever you choose.

Our MBA programme covers key management disciplines, including people skills, economics, marketing, accounting, finance, strategic planning and project management.

You must pass seven core courses and two electives; there's a three-hour exam for each course.

Programme duration

Approximately 200 study hours per course.

Course content

The MBA programme covers various areas of management, which will give you the skills and knowledge you need to progress in your career.

The programme comprises of seven core courses, and two electives.

Core courses

The core courses are:

Each of the courses is assessed by a three-hour examination. Pass these and join our global network of Edinburgh Business School graduates and business professionals.

Full details of the MBA core and elective courses are available from Edinburgh Business School.

Entry requirements

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 MBA courses one of which must be a core course.

Refer to the 'How to apply' information from Edinburgh Business School.


Fees for this course can be found on the tuition fees page.

Additional fees information

Please use our fees calculator.

Additional scholarship information

Each year Edinburgh Business School makes available a number of scholarships and discounts to help students to achieve one of our awards.