Dual Degree: EMBA / EBS MBADual Degree
Upon successful completion of this postgraduate programme, students are awarded the dual degree, which consists of:
- Executive Master of Business Administration (University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland, School of Business Basel/Brugg/Olten)
- Master of Business Administration (Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh Business School, UK)
The dual degree programme leads to a degree from each University, the FHNW EMBA in Cross-cultural Leadership degree as well as the EBS MBA degree. It is based on seven core courses from EBS, one FHNW elective course and a final FHNW masters thesis focusing on a variety of topics in the area of cross-cultural management and leadership. All course subjects are taught in English.
The overall objective of the EMBA FHNW / EBS MBA programme is to educate individuals as managers and business specialists and thus improve the quality of management as a profession. The EMBA FHNW / EBS MBA adds value by developing an integrated and critically aware understanding of management and organisations in individuals and assists said individuals in taking effective roles within these organisations.Study Concept
Dual degree programme, part-time, 95 ECTS credits, study duration: 2–3 years (there is no maximum study duration)Entry Requirements
The normal entry requirements for the dual degree programme consist of an undergraduate degree (bachelor’s degree) or an equivalent qualification from a recognised academic institution as well as at least two years relevant levels of work experience, two written work references as well as very good or excellent linguistic abilities in English (equivalent to level C1, CAE/BEC Higher). A limited number of applicants without an -undergraduate degree may be considered if they have a minimum of five years full-time business experience. All students providing evidence of meeting the entry requirements will be invited for an interview.It is possible to start the dual degree programme on the first day of March, June, September and January.