48 months
3050 GBP/year
3050 GBP/year
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Digital Leadership at Heriot-Watt University has been designed to equip a new generation of leaders with the skills to drive data driven digital transformation.

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Edinburgh Business School at Heriot-Watt University ’s online MSc Digital Leadership programme has been developed in consultation with industry to equip a new generation of leaders to drive data driven digital transformation. Addressing the talent needs of the future, the degree has been designed to prepare you for leadership roles in digital transformation. It will provide you with a critical appreciation of the transformative potential of digital technologies in business and the opportunities and the challenges associated with digital transformation in a variety of organisational contexts.

Key facts:

As well as providing insight into the role of transformational technologies such as Big Data, Robotics and AI, the Digital Leadership at Heriot-Watt University  will also provide you with an appreciation of how these technologies can be employed successfully through strategic innovation and change to deliver operational efficiencies and enhanced customer value. The programme will consider the role of business model innovation and networked markets in transforming industries and economies as well as: customer centricity and harnessing customer networks, the strategic role of data, leadership, organisational agility and cultural transformation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital Business Strategy: Platforms and Ecosystems
  • Digital Leadership
  • Strategic Change
  • Research Philosophy and Practice
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Business Analytics and Introduction to Big Data
  • Digital Marketing Analytics
  • People Analytics

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

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. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3050 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12200 GBP for the full programme during 48 months.
  • National

    3050 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12200 GBP for the full programme during 48 months.


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