The course

Course type
Entry date
Open enrolment



The MBA with a Specialism in Strategy programme has been designed for those looking to advance in their career or become a senior manager.

You will cover the general MBA courses, which will arm you with a solid understanding of key business disciplines, such as accounting, economics, organisational behaviour and project management, before completing specialist electives, which include competitive strategy, corporate governance and strategic risk management

Programme duration

Approximately 200 study hours per course.

Course content

The MBA with specialism in Strategic Planning programme covers various areas of business, which will arm you with the skills and knowledge you need to progress in your career.

The programme comprises of seven core courses, and four specialist electives that focus on strategic planning techniques.

Core courses

The core courses are: 

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Planning

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

Full details of the MBA with specialism in Strategic Planning core and elective courses are available from EBS.

Entry requirements

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

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Scholarships and bursaries

We aim to encourage well-qualified, ambitious students to study with us and we offer a wide variety of scholarships and bursaries to achieve this. Over £6 million worth of opportunities are available in fee and stipend scholarships, and more than 400 students benefit from this support.

View our full range of postgraduate scholarships.

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.