MBA with a Specialism in Finance

MBA with a Specialism in Finance 2018-01-09T18:12:22+05:30


Edinburgh Business School ( is the post-graduate school of business of Heriot-Watt University. EBS runs the largest European MBA programme in the world and has a worldwide network of over 12,000 graduates in more than 150 countries. Over 50% of Fortune 100 companies have employees on the EBS MBA programme, including Agilent, Ernst and Young, Goodyear, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, Levi Strauss & Co., Scottish Power, Royal & Sun Alliance Canada and Sun Microsystems. EBS offers their MBA (General) as a supported Distance Learning programme through Approved Learning Partners (including B&B) worldwide.

Course Overview

The MBA with a Specialism in Finance provides students with a deeper understanding of the application of financial theory through their completion of four specialist finance courses, beyond the 7 core courses in the MBA. Students gain an appreciation of the financial tools that enable the efficiency principles of economics to be applied in a rigorous manner.

To obtain the MBA you must pass eleven courses. Students may choose any combination of courses at any time. As such, it is possible to do as little as one and as much as six (the maximum allowable) courses in any one year. Exemptions can be offered for courses based on the submission to EBS of the tertiary-level qualifications held and an assessment by that body.

Key Programme Dates

There are two class periods for the programme each year – January to May and July to November. The respective registration deadlines are November 30 and May 30. Examinations are held in June and December.

Classes are held on Saturdays between 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.