MBA Heriot Watt University Dubai Campus

Course Overview

Edinburgh Business School’s MBA programme is listed as the largest international MBA programme in the world in the Financial Times 2013 survey of ’40 of the top distance learning programmes’.

Edinburgh Business School offers part-time students the chance to study at their own pace, in their own time, yet get full on-campus and online academic support. EBS also offers the students the chance to interact with fellow students across the world and to join our network of over 10,500 students worldwide, and over 15,000 alumni (more than 300 in the Gulf area).

The full-time students can dedicate 12 months to complete the MBA programme with full on-campus and online academic support, while becoming part of our growing international student population at Dubai Campus.

Students on the MBA Programme must complete nine courses made up of seven Core courses:

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

Two elective courses from a range of 33 courses.

To complete an MBA with Specialism, students must complete the seven Core courses and a further four elective courses from a range of 33 courses. Specialisms are offered in:

  • Marketing
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Strategic Planning

Entry requirements

Admission to the part-time or full-time MBA is by application and acceptance. You are expected to have: a recognised first or second class Honours degree, or a qualification deemed to be equivalent, or passes in three of the MBA courses (one of which must be core) by self-study, a minimum of two years’ post-qualifying full-time work experience of a relevant nature (a CV and two reference letters, ideally one academic and one work reference must be submitted).
English language requirements

Where English is not the first language, applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency. Minimum acceptable scores are:

587 (paper-based test)
240 (computer-based test)
95 (internet-based test)
6.5 (with no score lower than 6.0 in each section).

Heriot Watt University Dubai Campus is a brand new, purpose-built campus based in the Dubai International Academic City, approximately 25 minutes from the centre of Dubai.

Heriot-Watt was the first overseas university to open a campus in Dubai International Academic City and their cosmopolitan environment offers the students a great place to study and further ones career goals. 

It offers excellent facilities including a well-equipped library, IT and audio-visual facilities, and student accommodation encompassing safe and comfortable student apartments situated close to shops and local amenities. Students will also find a Student Services Office on campus to assist with any enquiries, including assistance with student visas.

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