Edinburgh Business School,
Heriot-Watt University

Real-world knowledge for real lives.

Edinburgh Business School offers unique online learning experiences to match your circumstances, motivations and commitments so you can study at your own pace.

Our online MBAMSc,DBA or PhD qualifications are designed to inspire and develop a global community whilst allowing you to succeed on your own terms. Regardless of location or lifestyle commitments, students are at the heart of our learning design and you'll benefit from programmes that provide practical knowledge you can put into action immediately.

Founded in 1821, Heriot-Watt is a specialist University with a global presence and a curriculum designed to meet the needs of modern society with practical learning for real world action.
Heriot-Watt’s Edinburgh Business School brings together innovative online learning, state-of-the-art on-campus facilities, a revered faculty and 49,000 alumnus across 158 countries. We’re a strong community, known for pioneering research, applied learning and highly employable graduates.

A great benefit to your career

In an independent* survey of our online students, six months after graduating:


% had increased their salary


% had started a new business


% had won a promotion

Carrington Crisp research, based on 75 alumni respondents, May 2017.

How do you want to study?

There are many ways to learn with Edinburgh Business School.

Study in your home. Attend classes full- or part-time at Heriot-Watt University campuses in Edinburgh, Malaysia or Dubai. Or join your fellow students at a partner institution in your home country.  

You can chose one route or combine them. It’s up to you.
Study options

Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University

Here, you'll find guidance and support for online programmes offered by Edinburgh Business School. Our online programmes are designed to inspire and develop our global community, beyond the walls of our three campuses in Edinburgh, Dubai and Malaysia.

Studying our programmes in all our locations.

Active students

Studying our programmes in all our locations.

Graduates from our programmes.


Graduates from our programmes.

We have students and graduates across the world.


We have students and graduates across the world.

About us

Want to find out more?

Our whole ethos is centred around the student. So if you’d like to find out what the School can do for you, fill out the form and we’ll get back to you. Quickly.

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