M.B.A. Online

MBA with a Specialism in Finance

Heriot-Watt University

48 months
1190 GBP/module
1190 GBP/module
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The online MBA with a Specialism in Finance at Heriot-Watt University gives you the tools to have an impact where it matters most: the bottom line.


Edinburgh Business School at Heriot-Watt University’s online MBA with a Specialism in Finance will equip you with the financial knowledge and understanding you need to boost your career.

Designed with the finance professionals in mind, you will complete eight mandatory MBA courses, which will arm you with a solid understanding of key business disciplines, including economics, financial decision making, leadership, marketing, people skills, project management and strategy, before completing three optional courses which include corporate governance, credit risk management, financial risk management and quantitative methods.

Online learning delivery

  • Our progressive course materials are made available online through our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). 
  • The VLE links you with our expert academics and course materials through videos, webinars, articles, journals, assessments and discussion boards. 
  • With us, it’s completely up to you when and where you sit your exams and you need only pay for one at a time. You can choose when to sit your exams and if you need to rearrange, that’s no problem either.

Programme Structure

Topics include:

  • Strategic Intent
  • Strategic Issue Diagnosis 
  • Interpreting and Analysing the Environment
  • Analysing the Organisation
  • Generating, Selecting and Evaluating Strategic Options
  • Strategy Implementation and Practice

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

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180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class
First Class (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Typically you will hold a recognised first or second class honours degree, or equivalent professional qualification. 
  • Students whose native language is not English and who have not been educated previously in the English language must provide evidence of their English language proficiency. 
  • Alternatively, formal entry can still be gained by passing three MBA courses one of which must be a core course.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1190 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1190 GBP per module during 48 months.
  • National

    1190 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1190 GBP per module during 48 months.


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