Edinburgh Business School MBA




  • With the interconnectedness of today’s economies and the proliferation of cross-border businesses, the need for individuals with international exposure is on the rise. 

    Edinburgh Business School MBA (EBS MBA) is a text-based program provided by Heriot-Watt University in the United Kingdom.

    The program will enable you to attain a globally recognized degree from a Royal Charter University and will offer you an international learning experience all while remaining in Cairo.

    You will learn how to:

    • Control, lead, manage, plan and organize a business successfully
    • Adapt to ever-changing, complex domestic and global business environments, organizations, relationships, and situations.



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  • Individuals who seek more knowledge and practical skills in the business administration field and who are interested in earning a globally recognized degree.

    • The general MBA requires successful completion of seven core courses and two elective courses.
    • The specialized MBA requires successful completion of seven core courses and four elective courses within the given specialization area(s).
    • Accounting

    Learn how to cut through the information system to reach the accounting numbers that really matter, those that could influence a decision

    • Economics

      Get acquainted with the strengths and weaknesses of the free enterprise system in a politically unbiased fashion and to get introduced to the economic principles and tools essential for rational decision making in a company.

    • Finance
      Capture the most important modern ideas in corporate finance, starting at rudimentary financial concepts and progressing to an advanced level of financial sophistication.
    • Marketing
      Get familiar with the steps in analytical and decision-making processes involved in formulating, implementing and controlling a strategic marketing program for a given product market entry.
    • Organizational Behaviour
      Understand the importance of individual differences, work attitudes and their antecedents and consequences, as well as the role of process and content theories of employee motivation and performance.
    • Project Management
      Get familiar with project management’s main elements. The course looks at the functional and general management skills and knowledge required by successful project managers today.
    • Strategic Planning
      Learn how to set company objectives, choose among alternative courses of action, allocate resources and evaluate outcomes.
  • Students may choose from 37 courses, offered within the following specialization areas:

    • Marketing
    • Finance
    • Strategic Planning
    • Human Resource Management
    • Oil and Gas Management
    • International TOEFL test (91 Internet-based) or academic IELTS (with a minimum score of 6) is required for students who want to attend on campus. For self-study students, no exam is required.
    • A bachelor’s degree and transcript from a recognized university with a minimum grade of “good” or a minimum grade point average of 2.3 is required.
    • For applicants who graduated from university with an overall grade of “pass,” two years of professional work experience is required.