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The Edinburgh Full-Time MBA (12 months)

University of Edinburgh Business School
Program summary
Length: 12 months
Price: 27,100 GBP
Location: Edinburgh
Start date: September 2019 - Edinburgh
Type of program: MBA
Study pace: Full-time

The Edinburgh Full-Time MBA (12 months)

University of Edinburgh Business School - 12-Month Full-Time MBA If you want to be in business, you need to be in Edinburgh -The 1-year MBA 

Edinburgh Business School is a triple accredited business school and ranked 90th in The Economists' 2014 Full-Time MBA rankings. The 1-year MBA program at University of Edinburgh Business School boasts all the benefits of the UK's second largest financial center, internship opportunities at MNCs, a study abroad experience and the best in talented faculty and cutting-edge research.

An MBA is about progress. With the 16-month MBA at University of Edinburgh Business School, MBA candidates will receive every opportunity in making the most of their potential. The University of Edinburgh Business School offers internationally renowned faculty, a prestigious program curriculum and a range of career services and networking events.

An Alumni Network of 13,000, 122 Nationalities

This high-ranked full-time MBA comes when everything that a top MBA should, including a diverse and robust alumni network. Comprised of talented graduates, entrepreneurs and executives, alumni of the Edinburgh MBA gain access to 13,000 of the brightest minds in business, plus opportunities to connect with key contacts in various industries. In addition to a world-class collection of alumni, University of Edinburgh Business School has strong connections with government and public and private organizations, for the benefit of its students and educational offering.

University of Edinburgh Business School MBA Employment Rates

1 in 5 Edinburgh MBA Graduates are Chairmen, Directors or CEOs 

Collaboration with the corporate sector is a core element of success at the University of Edinburgh Business School. For candidates of the Edinburgh MBAs, this means access to talented guest speakers, industry-specific insights and learning experiences and the opportunity to connect with key players in business today. Corporate partners include:

  • WPP
  • AG Barr
  • McKinsey & Company
  • Skyscanner
  • Kwik Fit
  • SEE
  • Edinburgh Airport
  • Llyods Banking Group
  • Tesco Bank
  • Kames Capital
  • Aggreko
  • Cairn Energy
  • Shell
  • Amazon
  • Proctor & Gamble

Consultancy Projects Throughout

Consultancy projects are an important part of the 12-month MBA at University of Edinburgh Business School. In these projects, which are integrated throughout the curriculum and offered as a capstone project, candidates can translate theory in practice in a live business setting, gain unqiue, practical experience and apply themselves in start-ups or spin-out ventures. Previous sponsors for the elective consultancy module have included Barclays, Amazon and GE Energy.

The Entrepreneurs Club (E-Club)

A secret weapon for Edinburgh MBA candidates and graduates, the Entrepreneurs Club at University of Edinburgh Business School is a meeting place for MBA candidates, entrepreneurs, alumni, faculty, executives and guest speakers from start-ups and spin-out companies. As a playing ground for the brightest business minds in Edinburgh, the E-Club allows ambitious and creative thinkers to collaborate, innovate and share knowledge. As a result of this effort, University of Edinburgh Business School creates an average of one company every two weeks. 

Application and Admission Requirements

Admissions

In order to qualify for the Edinburgh Full-Time MBA, candidates must have achieved the following:

  • A minimum of 3 years' work experience in a managerial role
  • An undergraduate degree from an accredited university (2:1 honours) or international equivalent
    • Candidates who do not meet the formal degree requirement, but hold alternative qualifications or significant work experience, may also be considered. 
  • GMAT score of 600 (preferred)
  • High proficiency in English

Application Processes

The following must be included in all applications:

  • A personal statement of 500 words
  • A statement of career motivation of 500 words
  • An English language CV
  • 2 references (at least one must come from a senior professional colleague)
  • Formal documentation of all degrees and transcripts
  • Official GMAT scores, if applicable
  • Proof of English ability (for non-native speakers)
    • IELTS (7.0), PTE (67), CPE (B), CAE (A) or TOEFL (100)


Degree and diploma etc.

Graduates will be awarded a Master of Business Administration from the University of Edinburgh Business School, University of Edinburgh. the university of Edinburgh Business School is a triple accredited business school, holding accreditations from the AMBA, AACSB and EQUIS.

Fill-Time 12-Month MBA - University of Edinburgh Business School

Program Structure

The University of Edinburgh Full-Time MBA follows a robust curriculum of courses in business theory and practice. Candidates will complete, core courses, elective modules, a study abroad semester at any of the University of Edinburgh Business School partner institutions, an 8-10 week MBA internship and a final capstone project.

Induction - September

  • MBA Orientation and Study Skills
  • High Performance Teams - A 2-day event in the Scottish Highlands

Semester 1 - September-December

  • Strategic Leadership (Incorporating Global Challenges for Business)
  • Understanding Economies
  • Strategic Marketing (Including the Innovation Challenge)
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Leadership and Responsibility
  • Organizing for Effectiveness
  • Operations Improvement
  • Leadership and Professional Development Program

Semester 2A - January-March

Core Courses:

  • Strategic Leadership
  • Creative Strategy
  • Entrepreneurial Leadership
  • Critical Enquiry for Business
  • Leadership and Professional Development Program

Elective Courses:

  • New Venture Creation and the Entrepreneurial Process
  • Financial Analysis
  • Economics of Strategy 
  • Modeling Business for Strategic Impact
  • Strategic Human Resources and the New Economics of Personnel
  • Psychology of Investing and Financial Decisions
  • Managing Stakeholder Communications

Semester 2B - International Exchange - March-June

During this semester, candidates will complete a 10-14 week study abroad program at any of Edinburgh Business School's 12 partner universities.

  • Aalto Business School (Finland)
  • EADA (Spain)
  • ENPC (France)
  • ESSEC Business School (France)
  • Fuqua School of Business, Duka University (USA)
  • IPADE Business School (Mexico)
  • Kellogg (USA)
  • Macquieries Graduate School of Management (Australia)
  • McCombs School of Business (USA)
  • MIP Politecnico di Milano (Italy)
  • Schulich School of Business (Canada)
  • SIMBA (China)

International Internship - June-August

For 8-10 weeks, candidates will participate in an MBA internship at a company based outside of their home country.

Capstone Project - August-September

Due at the end of December, the capstone project is an opportunity for candidates to apply new knowledge in a practical way. Format options include:

  • Consultancy Project
  • Research Dissertation
  • Business Plan
  • Case Study

Expenses / Tuition Fees

Total fees for the University of Edinburgh Full-Time MBA are:

£27,100

Scholarship Opportunities

Edinburgh Business School works to recruit the best talent from all over the world. To ensure that applicants receive equal opportunity regardless of their financial state, Edinburgh Business School offers a number of scholarships ranging from £5,000-£10-000. All scholarships are awarded on the basis on merit.

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