Whether you’re balancing personal or professional commitments and want to study full or part time in Dubai, we’re ready to help you achieve your MBA on your terms.
Here, it’s all about lifelong learning on your terms: a concept that we’ve tried to make accessible to as many individuals as possible through our MBA, Masters, pre-doctoral, DBA and PhD programmes.
We know that every student has their own unique set of personal and professional circumstances that their studies need to fit into. We’ve been running our MBA programme in Dubai for over a decade now and have always sought to offer an education that strikes that balance.
Why Edinburgh Business School, Dubai?
We’re a globally recognised institution with an international perspective – and that’s reflected throughout the School. Taught by highly qualified and experienced British and local faculty, our MBA is fully licensed by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA). You’ll also share a classroom with like-minded individuals and join our growing network of global business professionals. Not to mention the opportunity to spend a week on our Edinburgh campus.
You can begin your full-time or part-time MBA in January or September. The full-time programme runs over one year with approximately two courses each term. The part-time programme runs over two years with approximately one course each term. Each year is split into four academic terms.
To complete the part-time or full-time programme, you must pass nine courses in total; seven core courses and two electives. The core courses are:
Admission to our part-time and full-time MBA is by application and acceptance, with intake periods in September and January of each year. You are normally expected to have:
- a recognised first or second-class honours degree (or qualification deemed to be equivalent by Heriot-Watt University)
- a minimum of two years’ post-qualifying full-time professional work experience
- evidence of English language proficiency in the form of Academic IELTS 6.5 or another HWU recognised qualification.
All courses are assessed by exam All courses are examined in our major exam sessions (diets) in June and December each year. Minor exam sessions are held in March and August; contact us for more details.
Our fees calculator will give you an overview of the programme’s cost.
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Edinburgh Business School
PO Box 294345
Dubai International Academic City
The United Arab Emirates
Part and Full-time MBA
+971 (4)435 8770