This MBA is equally relevant to you whether you’re starting a new business or looking to develop your entrepreneurial spirit within an organisation. You’ll hear from international industry leaders on how they’ve used innovation to drive their organisations. And, with a schedule of company visits you’ll have multiple opportunities to experience a range of business perspectives, and grow your international professional network.

You’ll graduate with a prestigious British Master’s degree from one of Scotland’s most international universities, and receive our ongoing support post-graduation and beyond.

Study Details:

1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

Module Details:

For your MBA you need to complete these seven core courses:

Organisational Behaviour
Project Management
Strategic Planning

And choose two elective subjects:

Alliances and Partnerships
Competitive Strategy
Consumer Behaviour
Corporate Governance
Credit Risk Management
Developing Effective Managers and Leaders
Employee Relations
Employee Resourcing
Entrepreneurial Venturing
Entrepreneurship and Creativity
Finance for the Oil and Gas Industry
Financial Risk Management
Human Resource Development
Human Resource Management
International Marketing
Making Strategies Work
Managing People in Changing Contexts
Managing People in Global Markets
Managing Personal Competencies
Marketing Channels
Marketing Communications
Marketing Insights
Mergers and Acquisitions
Performance Management
Practical History of Financial Markets
Principles of Retailing
Project Management for the Oil and Gas Industry
Quantitative Methods
Research Methods for Business and Management
Sales Force Management
Services Marketing
Strategic Negotiation
Strategic Negotiation for the Oil and Gas Industry
Strategic Planning for the Oil and Gas Industry
Strategic Risk Management

Programme Funding

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Entry Requirements

A recognised first- or second-class honours degree, or a qualification deemed to be equivalent by Heriot-Watt University
A minimum of two years’ post-qualifying full-time professional work experience

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