Business and Management, M.Res. | University of Stirling | Stirling, United Kingdom
12 months
19645 GBP/year
10350 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The MSc Business and Management course from University of Stirling gives you the knowledge and skills you need to be an inspiring, effective and resilient manager. We combine management theory with development of practical skills, and our course is taught by internationally recognised subject experts.

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The Business and Management course from University of Stirling  focuses on operations and strategic management, and explores the need for managing limited resources effectively, with maximum business impact. This is the ideal Masters if you're looking to take your first steps into management. We cover the major functions of organisations – accounting, marketing, operations, people and talent management. Finance and economics are integrated through our strategic orientation. 

We aim to create industry leaders, managers and entrepreneurs, who're confident in the use of business analytics tools and critical thinking abilities. This allows for better and informed decision making in your management career. There’s an emphasis on entrepreneurship, innovation and strategic management. You’ll also develop an appreciation of corporate social responsibility, ethical decision making and managing change.

Degree pathways

As part of our commitment to flexible learning this postgraduate course in Business and Management also offers two pathways, 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 tailored modules.


Building your employable skills is a key focus of our Business and Management course:

  • Our unique Flying Start Leadership programme equips you with the awareness, knowledge and techniques essential for building a successful career
  • 96% of our postgraduate leavers are in employment or further study within fifteen months of graduating (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020, HESA)

Since the introduction of the course in 2008, our graduates have forged careers across many sectors such as management, marketing and advertising, government administration, banking and finance. Their job roles have included:

  • research analyst
  • relationship manager
  • salesforce developer
  • strategic planning manager
  • commercial account manager

Our graduates are working in a range of organisations including central government offices, public sector bodies such as the NHS and universities, IKEA Trading, Parabola Ltd (Consultancy), and BDO International.

Programme Structure


  • Flying Start Leadership Programme
  • Personal & Professional Development
  • Achieving Business Growth
  • Operations Management
  • Strategy and Competitive Management
  • Accounting & Finance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You can apply up to a year in advance of your course start date and we accept applications throughout the year.


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a second class Honours degree or equivalent. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply.

  • If you don’t currently meet the academic requirements for this course, INTO University of Stirling offers a variety of preparation programmes that can earn you the qualifications and skills you need for direct entry.
  • Explore INTO Stirling programmes to see the pathway and pre-masters routes available for this course and others at the University of Stirling.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19645 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19645 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    10350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10350 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

£10,350: Students from the Republic of Ireland

Living costs for Stirling

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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