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Executive education

Real-world teaching and learning for individuals and businesses

Executive education

From two-day Masterclasses, MBA Option Courses or customised programmes tailored to your company's needs, The University of Edinburgh Business School's executive education programmes are designed to challenge, inspire and transform your thinking.

Access the latest business knowledge and receive a 20% graduate discount.

The programmes blend different kinds of learning experiences, tailored to personal and team objectives and focused on the practical application of skills in the workplace.

Short courses provide an excellent opportunity to stay connected with the University, reflect on what you’re learning in the real world, and to stay up to date with the latest thinking. We have a long tradition of welcoming alumni from across the University to study with us and look forward to welcoming you.

Jenny BrittonHead of Executive Development


The University of Edinburgh Business School offers a series of interactive Masterclasses for senior professionals, partners and mid-level executives keen to advance their knowledge and skills.

Our Masterclasses provide easy access to the latest innovative thinking. You will be working and networking in collaboration with other senior professionals and led by a team of world-leading academics and top practitioners in their fields of expertise.

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MBA Option Courses

MBA Options Courses are a great way to stay up to date with the latest MBA content.

Open to prospective MBA candidates and graduates who are keen to refresh their knowledge, our MBA electives are a great way to stay up to date. Staff and graduates of the University also benefit from a 20% discount on course fees.

Each course has assessment component(s) which, if successfully completed, each participant will receive 10 credits which can be used towards an MBA or Executive MBA.

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Custom Programmes

Do you have a challenge? We'd like to help you solve it. Our international team of world-leading academics and industry experts will work with you to find the perfect solution for your business or governmental department.

The Business School has extensive experience in developing custom Executive Education programmes tailored to fit your specific requirements in many business sectors (public and private) on a varied number of topics and personal development themes.

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Further information

Contact the Executive Education team

University of Edinburgh Business School