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MBA with Specialism in Strategic Planning, M.B.A.

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The MBA with Specialism in Strategic Planning programme at Heriot-Watt University has been designed for those looking to advance in their career or become a senior manager.


The MBA with Specialism in Strategic Planning programme at Heriot-Watt University covers various areas of business, which will arm you with the skills and knowledge you need to progress in your career.


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 Structure

Courses include:

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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      Approximately 200 study hours per course.

  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class
Recommended score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of Lower Second Class or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Typically you will hold a recognised first or second class honours degree, or equivalent professional qualification.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee


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