Edinburgh Business School (EBS)

Study with EBS. Wherever you are

Executive Development Centre (EDC) is pleased to introduce Edinburgh Business School (EBS).

Edinburgh Business School is the Graduate School of Business School at the world-renowned Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh Scotland, United Kingdom.

Edinburgh Business School has has its core foundation on a singular vision: to help their students fulfil their talents and reap the career rewards they deserve.

The EBS MBA/MSc/DBA courses are innovative and are very popular worldwide and the unique flexibility built into the programmes has led to the impressive record of patronage they command amongst young, middle and senior level professionals and managers across 160 countries of the world. Since its launch in 1990, EBS has produced over 16,000 graduates and currently has over 11,000 active students from all over the world including Nigeria studying on one of their programmes.

Edinburgh Business School has been recognised for several years as one of the largest provider of distance learning MBA in the world (Financial Times top distance learning MBA listing).

You can commence the EBS programme of your choice at any time, study at your pace and from anywhere in the world and finish at any time, study on your own or with support from a local partner, study on campus, study part time or combine all study routes as you please.

EBS Programmes are predominantly self-managed, self-studied, distance learning and modular in structure.

Portfolio of Programmes

Tuition Fees

The course fee is 575 pounds per course (special discounted fee for African residents)

The exam fee is 160 pounds per course, this in addition to the course fee of £575 brings the total for each course to 735 pounds

The total course and exam fees for an MBA (9 courses) is 735 x 9 = 6,615 pounds.

If you decide to pursue a Specialist MBA (11 courses), then the total fees would be 735 x 11 = 8,085 pounds.

There is a delivery charge of 35 pounds attached to each order, that is, irrespective of the number of modules you purchase you pay a delivery fee of 35 pounds. The delivery fee is for the hard copy of the study materials and you can opt out of the delivery fee and just get a pdf copy of the course material.

Payment is Pay As You Go (you pay on a module by module basis). This affords you the flexibility around payment and helps you better plan your finances.

Exam Structure

Each EBS course is assessed by a 3-hour, close-book, all-question compulsory examinations. Exams are held at the British council. If there is a change of venue, necessary information will also be communicated to respective students ahead of time. Each module has its peculiar exam structure; some modules are examined solely by case study methods, while some are a blend of case studies, multiple choice questions as well as essay questions. The pass mark for each exam is 50%.

Exam Diets

The Business School holds examinations four times in a year in Lagos, Abuja and Portharcourt (March, June, August and December) and two times in Abuja, Port Harcourt, Benin City and Kano (June and December). All examinations are coordinated by the University and held at the British Council locations in these cities.

N.B:
Major Diets – All modules offered by the business school are available for examination
Minor Diets – Only selected courses are available in these diets.

March Minor Diet : Organizational Behavior / Negotiation / Accounting / Marketing
August Minor Diet : Economics / Finance / Project Management / Strategic Planning

Kindly click here to see all diets and exam locations.

Exam Time Table : Please click on this link to see the list of future examination time tables.

Exam Results

Exam Results are released between 6-8 weeks after the completion of an examination diet. Results are to be checked at on the student services portal of the Business School’s website.

Exam Registration Form

Are you ready to take your exams? Please download our examination registration form below.

Course Tasters

Shortened versions of the course texts are available for download in .PDF format. These shortened versions comprise the preliminary pages (including the table of contents) and the first module only. They’re great for getting a feel for the course before you make that all-important purchase.

Please see below available course tasters for core and elective programme courses.

Programmes
Master of Business Administration (MBA) GET COURSE TASTERS
MBA with Specialism in Finance GET COURSE TASTERS
MBA with Specialism in Human Resource Management GET COURSE TASTERS
MBA with Specialism in Marketing GET COURSE TASTERS
MBA with Specialism in Oil and Gas Management GET COURSE TASTERS
MBA with Specialism in Strategic Planning GET COURSE TASTERS
MSc in Financial Management GET COURSE TASTERS
MSc in Human Resource Management GET COURSE TASTERS
MSc in Marketing GET COURSE TASTERS
MSc in Strategic Planning GET COURSE TASTERS
Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) GET COURSE TASTERS

On campus lectures and seminars

Distance Learning students are also welcome on campus to attend any of the on-campus 4-day seminars or on-campus 2-day revision sessions in all core MBA and selected elective courses upon payment of the appropriate fees.

To learn more about our on-campus 4-day seminarsplease click here
To learn more about our on-campus 2-day revision sessionsplease click here

Lectures and Tutorials at EDC

Students in Nigeria can also attend scheduled exam-intensive lectures and tutorials with EDC in Lagos, Port Harcourt and Abuja ahead of the March, June, August and December exam diets. The timetable of lectures are released in advance of these sessions. Please click here to download timetable.