Details of our business and international business programmes, including joint honours and degrees with a language.

The following links take you through to our undergraduate degree finder. Here you’ll find information about each of our programmes, including what you will study and how you will be taught.

You can also find out the entry requirements for each programme, the tuition fees and how to apply.

Single honours

Single honours including a language component

Joint honours

Joint degrees are a great way to study two subjects at the same time which gives you more course choices and flexibility when you graduate.

A joint degree qualification also shows employers you can work across a range of disciplines.

Studying Joint Honours

Our students share their experiences of life as a joint honours student.

Our 4-year undergraduate degree programmes comprise a combination of two subjects:

Joint honours: modern languages

Our 4-year joint degree programmes with a language usually include one year studying abroad.

International applicants

If you are an international applicant, you can find detailed information about entry requirements, study options and student life on your dedicated international applicants’ website.

Why choose Business at Edinburgh?

Our business programmes prepare you to meet the expectations of the industry and the requirements of the general job market.

School accreditation

The Business School holds triple accreditation from the international ranking bodies of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) and the Association of MBAs (AMBA).


With an extensive and diverse range of specialist courses, we will work with you to tailor a programme of study that fits your needs and interests.

Work closely with business

Across a range of courses including bespoke student consultancy projects, you will be offered exciting opportunities to work closely with business to develop professional experience before graduating.

World-leading research

Our faculty produce research of international and world-leading quality, and our teaching ethos is one of research-led teaching which embeds state-of-the-art business research into the courses and programmes we deliver.

Engage with industry

We actively engage with industry, policy makers, and wider society on course and through guest speakers, and through local, regional, national, and international treks.

Opportunities to build your employability

Our Student Development Team work closely with our academic staff, the University's Careers Service, peer support teams, alumni, and the business community to enhance your university experience from the moment you arrive. Together, we're here to inspire and empower you to fully develop a range of key competencies and achieve your full potential.

Grow your network

Through our faculty, we have an extensive network of corporate, public sector, political, and third-sector partners who work actively with us on course design and delivery, career development planning.

Our partners also work with us on bespoke engagement events such as our very popular #makeyourmark social impact hackathon, in supporting and facilitating organisational sponsored dissertations, in co-hosting public lectures, and in offering internship and shadowing opportunities.

Benefits of a four-year degree

Edinburgh's four-year degree offers a range of advantages. The added experience and intellectual depth acquired over four years is widely recognised and greatly valued by employers, and you also have the opportunity to study abroad in your third year.

For many of our business degrees, in years 1 and 2, you can study subjects outside your key discipline. This allows you to develop a breadth as well as a depth of knowledge, expanding your academic range and enhancing your student experience.

Your final 'honours' years 3 and 4 allow you to focus on your specialities in depth, and the fourth-year dissertation, comprising a piece of original research, represents the culmination of your degree and the demonstration of your abilities as an independent scholar.

Teaching and assessment

Your teaching and assessment will take different forms during your four-year degree.