Master of Business Administration (MBA) Heriot-Watt (Full-time)

Provided by: East Asia Institute of Management (EASB)
Awarded by: Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University

Course Introduction

The Edinburgh Business School Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Heriot-Watt University is designed for individuals wishing to gain advanced management skills and expertise. The MBA is a broad-based management degree and appeals to individuals from a wide range of backgrounds. The degree is aimed at people with experience who wish to develop themselves as effective managers. The programme includes the opportunity for students to extend their study to meet specific career requirements by taking one of the specialist awards. The specialisms provide students with a deeper understanding of the application of a specific discipline.

The programme offers general coverage of the key management disciplines – people skills, economics, marketing, accounting, finance, and project management. The capstone Strategic Planning course develops strategic thinking and the ability to recognise and use the various tools and techniques of the other core courses to identify and solve a wide range of business problems.
 
PROGRAMME OBJECTIVE
To understand the business environment and the influence of both consumers and micro and macro influences that shape the industry.

To understand the role of different cultures in shaping national, regional and global business practice.

To develop in graduates, both within the business curriculum and in the context of their degree programme, a range of transferable skills appropriate to employers needs.

To develop analytical and evaluative skills.
 

MODE & DURATION
Full-time:   15months
Part-time:  15 months

INTAKES
Mar / Jun / Aug / Dec
 

DELIVERY METHOD
Generally the curriculums for all levels are taught over 3 terms. Modules are conducted in formal instructor-led classroom sessions where students are introduced to the course discipline. Each term will cover 3-4 modules with 56 contact hours per module. Lectures are 2-hour sessions.

MODULES
Core Modules:
  1. Accounting
  2. Finance
  3. Marketing
  4. Organisational Behaviour
  5. Strategic Planning
  6. Project Management
  7. Economics

Elective Modules:

1. Competitive strategy
2. Negotiation

ASSESSMENT
Written Examination

CAREER
Graduates will have the skills and knowledge to seek management trainee, junior management or supervisory positions in any business establishment.

Possible careers in this field are in:
  • Office Manager
  • Administrative Manager
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Small Business Owner

PROGRESSION PATHWAY

MODULES:

1. Accounting
2. Finance
3. Marketing
4. Organisational Behaviour
5. Strategic Planning
6. Project Management
7. Economics
8. Competitive Strategy
9. Negotiation

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 
Singaporean / PR
  • A first or second class business-related honours degree from a recognised university;
       or
  • Passes in 3 of the MBA courses (one of which must be a core) obtained by self-study; ;
       and
  • A minimum of 2 years full-time work experlence of a responsible nature;
       and
  • Proficiency in English Language (Minimum IELTS 6.5 or equivalent)

International Students
  • A first or second class business-related honours degree from a recognised university;
       or
  • Passes in 3 of the MBA courses (one of which must be a core) obtained by self-study;;
       and
  • A minimum of 2 years full-time work experlence of a responsible nature;
       and
  • Proficiency in English Language (Minimum IELTS 6.5 or equivalent)

Application Procedure
You may apply to EASB either by visiting EASB Balestier Campus
or
mail your application to East Asia Institute of Managment,  9 Ah Hood Road, Singapore 329975
 

PROGRAMME FEE FOR SINGAPOREANS/PR
Full-Time
Course Fees - S$ 25,100
Examination Fees - S$ 2,900
Application and Enrolment - S$ 150
Administrative Fee - S$ 500
Study Materials
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TOTAL
S$ 28,650


INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
 
Full-Time
 Course Fees - S$ 28,900
 Examination Fees - S$ 2,900
Application and Enrolment - S$ 450
Administrative Fee - S$ 1,000
Study Materials 
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TOTAL
S$ 33,250

 
Medical Insurance - Waived
FPS Insurance or Escrow Charge - Waived

All prices are subject to prevailing Goods & Service Tax (GST) of 7%.
 
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