Our MSc Business and Management course gives you the knowledge and skills you need to be an inspiring, effective, and resilient manager. We combine management theory with the development of practical skills and our course is taught by internationally recognized subject experts.
The course focuses on operations and strategic management and examines the need to manage limited resources effectively and with the maximum impact on the business. This is the ideal course if you are looking to take your first steps in management. We cover the main functions of organizations – accounting, marketing, operations, human resource and talent management. Finance and economy are integrated through our strategic orientation.
Our goal is to create industry leaders, managers and entrepreneurs who can rely on the use of business analytics tools and critical thinking skills. This enables better and more informed decision making in your management career. The focus is on entrepreneurship, innovation and strategic management. You will also develop an understanding of corporate social responsibility, ethical decisions, and the management of change.
As part of our commitment to flexible learning, this postgraduate course in Business and Management also offers two paths: MSc Management and Marketing and MSc Management with New Venture Creation and Innovation. To graduate with one of these degrees, students choose from a selection of bespoke modules.
Improve your employability
You will have the opportunity to take part in industry visits and conduct consulting projects with companies from the public, private and non-profit sectors. This is a great way to integrate the knowledge and skills of your Masters Degree to solve a real business challenge. Your best practice knowledge puts you in the perfect position to help a company find a solution to a problem or a new perspective on a strategy. The spots for these projects are competitive and include interviews with the host company. At the end of the project, you can come up with your recommendations and high quality research or advice.
Learn from the experts
You will be taught by internationally recognized subject matter experts who also teach Stirling’s renowned MBA. You can also interact with executives from the private, public and third sectors, as well as with entrepreneurs throughout the course. This gives you a hands-on perspective on current business issues. We have a number of guest lectures and workshops that offer you many opportunities to network with potential employers.
Hear from our students
We know your time at Stirling will be a dynamic and vibrant experience where you can work with a variety of leaders and experts to share their secrets of success. Hear from one of our students:
The University of Stirling Management School
At the University of Stirling Management School, the principle of responsible business, politics and practice are at the center of everything we do. This vision helps us effectively equip our students with the skills to act as global citizens capable of responding to the needs of society.
As a member of the Chartered Association for Business Schools, we have close ties to the industry and were recently awarded the Small Business Charter for our commitment to local and regional businesses.