M.B.A. Online

Master of Business Administration (Online Learning)

33 months
9970 GBP/year
9970 GBP/year
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The part-time online Master of Business Administration (Online Learning) at The University of Edinburgh, studied over 2 years and 9 months, is designed for professionals with a minimum of three years' managerial experience who wish to progress to more senior and leadership roles in business.


Successful businesses in the future will be those that can confidently and capably steer a path through a world characterized by intense competition, rapid technological development, economic turbulence and increasing resource insecurity.

Confident leaders must think and act strategically, deftly, and responsibly, skills at the heart of our programme, skills which are in demand now more than ever.

The Master of Business Administration (Online Learning) at The University of Edinburgh enhances your career potential by giving you a clear focus on the role of the highly sought strategic leader, and helps you to progress with confidence. In order to achieve this our MBA is built on three pillars:

  • Strategic Leadership
  • Professional Development
  • Global & Connected

All of this is incorporated into an online programme that will allow you the opportunity to continue to work or juggle other responsibilities whilst developing your skills to progress your career.

Career opportunities

We anticipate graduate destinations to be aligned with executive and strategic roles across a wide range of industries and sectors.

As part of the MBA programme you will engage with the professional development programme that is designed explicitly to support participants in their pursuit of promotion or new careers. We also offer career focused coaching which will further support you in your career journey.

The employment market is highly competitive, but the Edinburgh MBA is distinctive and will provide you with a competitive edge.

Programme Structure

Compulsory courses include:

  • Accounting
  • Data and Analytics for Leaders
  • Digital Transformation
  • Finance
  • Operations Improvement
  • Organising for Effectiveness
  • Professional Development Programme
  • Strategic HRM
  • Strategic Leadership
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Understanding Economies

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 33 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Start from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at The University of Edinburgh and/or in United Kingdom, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

UK 2:1 honours degree in any subject, or an equivalent overseas qualification. If you do not meet the minimum academic requirement, you may still be considered if:

  • you have professional qualifications with substantial work experience; or
  • you do not hold a degree or professional qualifications but you have a very strong employment record demonstrating a high degree of responsibility.

If you do not meet the minimum academic requirement, we may require you to complete the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT), which is an internationally-recognized assessment of analytical, numerical and verbal reasoning. If we require you to take GMAT, we would expect a score of 600 to qualify for our MBA.

We will accept results from the GMAT Online exam.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9970 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9970 GBP per year during 33 months.
  • National

    9970 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9970 GBP per year during 33 months.

Rest of UK: £9,970 per year


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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