Master of Business Administration with Specialism in Human Resource Management

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Programme Introduction

The Edinburgh Business School (Heriot-Watt University) Master of Business Administration (MBA) is designed for individuals wishing to gain advanced management skills and expertise. The MBA is a broad-based management degree and appeals to individuals from a wide range of backgrounds. The degree is aimed at people with experience who wish to develop themselves as effective managers. The programme includes the opportunity for students to extend their study to meet specific career requirements by taking one of the specialist awards. The specialisms provide students with a deeper understanding of the application of a specific discipline. The programme offers general coverage of the key management disciplines – people skills, economics, marketing, accounting, finance, and project management. The capstone Strategic Planning course develops strategic thinking and the ability to recognise and use the various tools and techniques of the other core courses to identify and solve a wide range of business problems.

Programme Objective

  • To understand the business environment and the influence of both consumers and micro and macro influences that shape the industry.
  • To understand the role of different cultures in shaping national, regional and global business practice.
  • To develop in graduates, both within the business curriculum and in the context of their degree programme, a range of transferable skills appropriate to employers needs.
  • To develop analytical and evaluative skills

  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

Modules

Core Modules:

1. Accounting

This module, which focuses on key developments in accounting including areas such as target costing, life-cycle costing and time-based activity costing, is aimed at sensitising students towards the changes in their organisations

Elective Modules:

1. Negotiation

This module aims at providing students with a better understanding of various topics such as preparation and debating in negotiation, the concept of proposals and styles of negotiation.

Study Mode & Duration: 
Full-time: 16 months
Part-time: 16 months

Intakes

Dec 2022, May 2022, Aug 2022
 

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

International Students  
Full-Time  
Tuition Fee
S$ 40,300
Assessment Fee
S$ 3,550
Application Fee
S$ 540
Administration Fee
S$ 1,000
Material Fee
--
TOTAL
S$ 45,390
TOTAL WITH GST*
S$ 48,567.30
   
Singaporean / PR  
Full-Time
 
Tuition Fee
S$ 36,600
Assessment Fee
S$ 3,550
Application Fee
S$ 150
Administration Fee
S$ 500
Material Fee
--
TOTAL
S$ 40,800
TOTAL WITH GST* S$ 43,656.00
   
Part-Time
 
Tuition Fee
S$ 36,600
Assessment Fee
S$ 3,550
Application Fee
S$ 150
Administration Fee
S$ 500
Material Fee
--
TOTAL
S$ 40,800
TOTAL WITH GST* S$ 43,656.00
   
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.
 
 
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