University of Edinburgh
About the School
The University of Edinburgh Business School enjoys a long tradition of teaching and research. The School offers undergraduate, postgraduate and executive education programmes in business and management, and provides a platform for research, discussion and debate on a wide range of business issues.
Part of the University of Edinburgh, one of the world's top 40 universities, with a rich heritage of delivering education for more than 400 years, the Business School has an international student body typically representing more than 25 countries.
The School's teaching and research covers six main subject areas - accounting and finance, entrepreneurship and innovation, management science and business economics, marketing, organisational studies and strategy, and international business. An emerging area of expertise for the Business School is carbon management, through an innovative partnership with the School of GeoSciences.
Many members of faculty at the Business School are active in industry-based research and consultancy.
Core to the School's philosophy is a close interaction with the corporate world through industry-based research and consultancy.
A new home for business
In August 2010, the School relocated to a new building in Buccleuch Place, located at the heart of the University campus. This state-of-the-art space features eight lecture theatres, multiple syndicate rooms, an executive education suite, a student study centre and online resource, a cafe and significant flexible space for staff and students. The building has been designed and specified to meet the current and anticipated future needs of the School's portfolio of activities and represents an investment of £17 million by the University.
As one of Europe's leading financial centres, Edinburgh uniquely combines a dynamic business community with its status as a World Heritage Site. Located in the heart of Edinburgh, the Business School is perfectly placed to engage with the local, national and international business community.
As a city of culture and a city for business, Edinburgh has a real sense of dynamism. Several major global financial institutions have their headquarters in Edinburgh. A compelling blend of history and cutting edge modernity, it is the second largest financial centre in the UK with a thriving, diverse economy and a highly educated and motivated workforce.
Ranking and Accreditation
The School is accredited by EQUIS and AMBA and consistently ranked in the Financial Times and Economist MBA Rankings - reflecting not just a long history of business teaching but also the substantial experience of a faculty that comprises more than 70 teaching staff.
The Edinburgh MBA
The Edinburgh MBA has been taught for more than 25 years and stresses teamwork in a collaborative learning environment. The programme is reviewed and refreshed on a regular basis. Recently the team introduced a unique week-long leadership module situated in the Scottish Highlands. Also new is a specialisation route for students looking for more focused pathways through the programme. The MBA is available as a Full-time, Part-time or modular programme.
Other postgraduate programmes
The school offers students a range of year-long MSc programmes: MSc in Finance and Investment: MSc in International Business and Emerging Markets: MSc in Accounting and Finance: MSc in Carbon Management: MSc in Management: MSc in Marketing and MSc in Marketing and Business Analysis. New for 2011 the School introduces an MSc in Carbon Finance.
The School also offers an MSc by research, MPhil and Phd
Contact the School
Tel: +44 (0)131 650 9663
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