MBA Programme at
Edinburgh Business School
Heriot-Watt University Malaysia

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Searching for a practical MBA that can fit your busy work schedule? Then look to the Edinburgh Business School at Heriot-Watt University Malaysia, based at our green campus in Putrajaya. Taught by leading faculty and industry experts; our alumni are routinely promoted, move easily across different industries, and possess the know-how to develop and expand their own or family business.

Students are drawn by its flexibility, as no other MBA programme offers this much freedom. You can study the subjects you want, in the order you wish. Begin and end whenever you choose.

Our MBA programme covers key management disciplines, including:
  • Economics
  • Financial decision making
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • People skills
  • Project management and Strategy.


Meet industry leaders and visit local industries. Attend lectures in our campus and experience Edinburgh or Dubai for yourself, this study trip is an option for MBA students.

UK campus
Dubai campus


Meet industry leaders across various industries on our campus to gain first-hand knowledge from their experiences.

Malaysia campus
Yasmin Mahmood

Chair of the Board of Directors, Heriot-Watt University Malaysia

Tan Sri Dato’ Sri
(Dr) Liew Kee Sin

Executive Vice Chairman, EcoWorld International Berhad

Datuk (Dr)
Nicol Ann David

Founder of Nicol David Organisation

Dr Sanjeev

Country President, AstraZeneca Malaysia


Former Managing Director & CEO, Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia

Join the MBA that builds Purpose-Driven Leaders

Whether you are building leadership credentials, exploring a career transition, or pursuing personal development, the right MBA is essential. At Edinburgh Business School, we believe it starts with discovering and articulating your purpose.

Our MBA students will have an Impact Coach to guide them through that process, so they will create positive impact for themselves, their organisation, and the world.

Shaping Entrepreneurial Women Scholarship

Our Edinburgh Business School has partnered up with 30% Club Malaysia to create the Shaping Women Entrepreneurs Scholarship which gives an opportunity for working women to our MBA programme.

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It is great to see the clarity of life and career objectives that our students achieve once they develop their Impact Statement, articulating their purpose and impact. This is the most important act of leadership all ambitious people should consider.

Professor Mushtak Al-Atabi

Provost & Chief Executive Officer, Heriot-Watt University Malaysia

Edinburgh Business School was established to do the thing it continues to do brilliantly - to provide access to management education to people all around the world, regardless of where they are, the hours that they work or their family circumstances. I look forward to welcoming you to Edinburgh Business School.

Professor Heather McGregor



Sharmila Gunasekaran

Commercial Trade Channel Marketing Manager GSK Malaysia

MBA 2021

"EBS MBA provided excellent global exposure through the lectures and expanded network besides shaping personal branding and providing a diverse career advancement opportunity."

Jim Lee Loong Cheong

VP, Decision Management Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad

MBA 2019

“With the unique EBS MBA, I’m impressed with the balance of theoretical and practical business knowledge, and the valuable exchange among peers from different industries. I now have a growth mindset helping my career progression.”

Saminathan Ramanathan

Technical Specialist AT & T Malaysia

MBA 2019

“Coming from a highly technical background in IT, the MBA programme give me valuable insights into the world of both business operations and the macroeconomy. It prepared me with confidence and practical knowledge to handle real-world challenges.”

Mohamed Ahsan Bin Mohamed Ismail

General Manager KPJ Healthcare, KL

MBA 2018

“I wanted to do something that would expose me and give me new ideas. Working in healthcare, this move wasn’t exactly traditional, but I found how transferable this new education would be.”

Lee Han Ther

Security Practice Lead Maxis, KL

MBA 2017

“It was about grit, passion and perseverance. The most important factor was to widen my view as a senior leader, to be able to focus on strategy and to implement knowledge from the MBA programme.”


Possess a recognised first or second class honours degree, or equivalent professional qualification and with 2-3 years minimum work experience.
Students who are non-native English speakers and were not educated previously in the English language must provide evidence of their English language proficiency.
Alternatively, formal entry can still be gained by passing three MBA courses, one of which must be a core module.


On average, it takes approximately 200 study hours per course and 2-3 years to complete a full MBA. Now, it can be completed faster or over a longer period.

You may study at your own pace, by picking up or setting aside your studies whenever it suits you best. Your schedule always takes priority.


Positive Education

Positive Education develops students’ emotional intelligence, teaches them coping strategies to manage their time effectively, cultivates a positive mindset, and develops self-confidence, interpersonal and communication skills and a sense of purpose.


Our MBA is accredited by CMI UK

Our Global Facilities/Tools

Our excellent facilities for highly-rated teaching and world-leading research activities form a conducive learning and teaching environment. Designed to realise our students’ fullest potential in order to achieve their highest aspirations.

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Heriot-Watt University Malaysia (DULN007(WP))
No. 1, Jalan Venna P5/2, Precinct 5,Wilayah Persekutuan,
62200 Putrajaya, Malaysia.
Tel: +60 3 8894 3888

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