M.Sc. On Campus

Business Strategy Leadership and Change

12 months
18852 EUR/year
18852 EUR/year
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The Business Strategy Leadership and Change programme from Heriot-Watt University Dubai has been designed to build student knowledge and understanding of formulating and monitoring business strategies, including how to develop change programmes and understand the impact of different leadership styles in particular contexts. 


The programme’s multidisciplinary approach to managing an organisation will provide students with deep managerial and organisational insights.

This Business Strategy Leadership and Change programme from Heriot-Watt University Dubai is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute and successful candidates will be awarded a Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership from the Chartered Management Institute. 


Graduates have reported a significant impact on their career development in different sectors including business management, the financial sector, pharmaceuticals, oil and gas, and construction. Graduates may also progress to project and portfolio management, event management and change management roles.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Models: Themes and Issues
  • Strategic Change
  • Leadership
  • Competitive Strategy
  • Research Philosophy and Practice
  • Business Economics
  • Demand and Inventory Planning
  • Green and Sustainable Logistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
First Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • For MSc entry, a good relevant Honours degree (first or second class) or equivalent overseas qualifications will be considered. Given the clear practical element of the programmes, we will also consider non-graduate candidates holding less than a good Honours degree, or its equivalent, but with compensating qualifications or experience may be admitted to the Postgraduate Diploma programme. Transfer to the MSc will be possible later on if exams and course work are at MSc level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18852 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18852 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    18852 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18852 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

AED 78750

Living costs for Dubai

5300 - 9200 AED /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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