Master of Business Administration (MBA)

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Programme Introduction

Students choose Edinburgh Business School at Heriot-Watt University’s MBA programme for its academic rigour, its intellectual challenge and its proven ability to greatly enhance student career prospects.

The MBA programme covers key management disciplines, including economics, financial decision making, leadership, marketing, people skills, project management and strategy.  This programme will give you the skills and knowledge you need to progress in your career.

The programme comprises of seven core courses, and two elective courses. 

Programme Objective

  • To equip students with key management knowledge and skills, so that they can be effective and immediate contributors to the industry.
  • To develop students with a functional understanding of the roles and responsibilities of key management in the organisation.
  • To cultivate leadership and project management strategy and work effectively in teams

Key features and benefits:

  • The HWU-EBS MBA (Chinese or English) program is a top-notch, world-class MBA program;
  • #270 QS World-wide 2022 ranking;
  • The program is a 16-month face-to-face program, in view of Covid-19 and travel/border restriction, the program is delivered on-line and/or face-to-face hybrid mode.

 

 

Entry Requirements:

Minimum Age Requirement: 22 years (at the time of application)

Candidates need to have:

• A Degree recognised by Heriot Watt University or a qualification deemed to be equivalent, and with minimum 2 years of post-qualifying full-time working experience of a relevant nature, or

• A Diploma or non-degree holder. Student needs to pass in three courses / modules (one of which must be a core course for the MBA), and has minimum 2 years post-qualifying full-time working experience of a relevant nature

English Language Proficiency:

• MBA & MBA with Specialism  required IELTS 6.5 or equivalent

• MBA (in Chinese) required IELTS 5.0 or equivalent

Modules

Applicable from May 2022 intakes onwards

Core Modules:

1. Delivering Successful Projects

This course equips managers and business professionals with knowledge, understanding and skills to manage projects using integrative concepts, tools and techniques.  The course opens the mind-set for project decision-making and covers the fundamental concepts of the project management discipline and how it assists organisations in materialising their strategic and change objectives.

The course concludes with a closer look at current topics trending the project management profession, such as the project management office function, ethics, sustainability and agile project management.

Elective Modules:

1. Quantitative Methods

This course aims to provide students with the ability to interpret business data which is vital for market success. Not only will this course help to organise and understand the all-important numbers, it will enable you to use those figures to make sound business decisions.

Topics covered includes simple uses and misuses of statistics, data analysis, summary measures, sampling methods, distributions, statistical inference, analysis of variance, regression and correlation, context of forecasting, time series techniques and managing forecasts.

Applicable to Dec 2021 and earlier intakes 

    Core Modules:     Elective Modules:

      1. Accounting

      2. Finance

      3. Marketing

      4. Organisation Behavior

      5. Strategic Planning

      6. Project Management

      7. Economics

      1. Competitive Strategy

      2. Negotiation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Study Mode & Duration 
Full-time: 16 months
Part-time: 16 months
 
Intakes
May 2022/2023, Aug 2022/2023, Dec 2022/2023
 

The Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh Business School MBA programme shall be taught in 4 semesters as follow:

For MBA ( English / Chinese )

For MBA with Specialism

 

Average Teacher-Student Ratio

1:49 (Classroom-based delivery)

1:250 (Online*)

*The program is a 16-month face-to-face program, in view of Covid-19 and travel/border restriction, the program is delivered on-line and/or face-to-face hybrid mode.

 
Assessment:
100% Written Examination
 
 

Graduation Requirement

• Must passed all modules

• Must achieve an overall attendance of 90% (International Student) and 75% (Local Student)

Minimum Age Requirement: 22 years (at the time of application)

Candidates need to have:

• A Degree recognised by Heriot Watt University or a qualification deemed to be equivalent, and with minimum 2 years of post-qualifying full-time working experience of a relevant nature, or

• A Diploma or non-degree holder. Student needs to pass in three courses / modules (one of which must be a core course for the MBA), and has minimum 2 years post-qualifying full-time working experience of a relevant nature

English Language Proficiency:

• MBA  & MBA with Specialism required IELTS 6.5 or equivalent

• MBA (in Chinese) required IELTS 5.0 or equivalent

  International Students  
  Full-Time  
  Tuition Fee
S$ 32,900
  Assessment Fee
S$ 2,900
  Application Fee
S$ 540
  Administration Fee
S$ 1,000
  Material Fee
--
  TOTAL
S$ 37,340
  TOTAL WITH GST* S$ 39,953.8

 

 
  Singaporean / PR  
  Full-Time
 
  Tuition Fee
S$ 29,900
  Assessment Fee
S$ 2,900
  Application Fee
S$ 150
  Administration Fee
S$ 500
  Material Fee
--
  TOTAL
S$ 33,450
  TOTAL WITH GST* S$ 35,791.50

 

 
  Part-Time
 
  Tuition Fee
S$ 29,900
  Assessment Fee
S$ 2,900
  Application Fee
S$ 150
  Administration Fee
S$ 500
  Material Fee
--
  TOTAL
S$ 33,450
  TOTAL WITH GST* S$ 35,791.50
   
  Medical Insurance Waived
  FPS Insurance Waived
  Other miscelleneous fees may apply ( Please click here  for more information)  
   
  Application and Enrolment Fee is non-refundable.
  *All prices are subjected to prevailing Goods & Services Tax (GST)of 7%.
  All prices are effective for intakes from Dec 2021.
  Start of class is subjected to minimum class size achieved
 
 
HWU EBS MBA (ENGLISH) COURSE SEQUENCE TABLE - MAY 2022 INTAKE
2022 Semester 1 2022 Semester 2
SM Strategic Marketing (Core) EC Economics for Business (Core)
NG Negotiation (Elective) QM Quantitative Methods (Elective)
2022 Semester 3 2022 Semester 4
LT Leadership Theory and Practice (Core) PW People, Work and Organisations (Core)
FM Financial Decision Making (Core) SD Developing and Executing Strategy (Core)
DP Delivering Successful Projects (Core)
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