Our online MBA programme allows you to experience the benefits of our world-class teaching from wherever you are in the world. Students can join either in September or March each year.

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My MBA gave me the business strategy and insight to launch successful cross-team initiatives.

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Studying business, strategy and leadership, you’ll build a holistic view of organisations and develop the personal skills needed to bring your ideas to life.

Our MBA is designed for professionals with at least three years of work experience including managerial responsibility who wish to progress to a more senior role in the UK or internationally.

Studying your MBA online

With the Edinburgh online MBA you’ll benefit from world-class teaching, delivered entirely online. Join a supportive, global class and study with them throughout the programme.

Most of the programme content is available to access in your own time. In addition, we know our students value the experience and diverse, global perspectives their MBA class bring to their learning, so you’ll also have some live online tutorials where you can interact with your class.

Our part-time online MBA programme runs for 2 years and 9 months with a commitment of 5 to 8 hours a week, enabling you to confidently balance other commitments and learn in a supported way.

Our dedicated MBA team, based in Edinburgh, UK, are here to support you throughout your online MBA degree, wherever you are in the world. If you are within travelling distance to the campus you can also use university libraries and other study areas.

Programme structure

MBA programme core courses and option courses.

Programme structure
Online learning

Virtual learning environment tailored for the online MBA.

Online learning

Triple Accreditation

The University of Edinburgh Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) and the Association of MBAs (AMBA). This triple accreditation highlights the quality of both teaching and research.