MRes Business & Management Research Methods

Welcome to the MRes Business and Management Research Methods course.  We hope you are looking forward to starting your course in a few months.

I am Professor George Burt, the Programme Director for the course, and I look forward to meeting you  on Monday 11th September 2017.

The University of Stirling Management School will be running a number of events in September to ensure that you settle in quickly and that you understand how your new university can help you with your studies.  These classes are extremely useful for you and attendance is compulsory.

The Stirling Managment School Induction Lecture will be held on Monday 11th September 2017, at 1000 - 1200 hrs in the Macrobert Main House Theatre.

The MRes Business and Management Research Methods Induction lecture will be held on Monday 11th September 2017 at 1500 hrs in Cottrell Room 3Y2.

It is very important that you arrive ready to start on this date, if you are unable to do so please let us know as soon as possible by email

At the course induction lecture you will get to meet your classmates and some of the academic staff who will be guiding your studies for the rest of the year.  I will explain the structure of the course, discuss what we expect from you and take any questions about what you expect from us.

Flying Start Leadership Programme

Your academic career at Stirling begins with The Flying Start Leadership Programme. The first two weeks of your timetable are dedicated to this pioneering Programme. Attendance is compulsory for all taught postgraduate students within Stirling Management School, and will be monitored throughout the duration of the Programme. Upon satisfactory completion, you will be awarded the 'Flying Start Leadership Programme Certificate of Participation'.

The Flying Start Leadership Programme is specifically designed to facilitate your transition into your academic studies by providing opportunities for you to meet and work with staff and fellow students, challenge your perceptions of culture, explore your beliefs and values, build your confidence and self-esteem, and encourage you to share your ideas. The Flying Start Leadership Programme equips you with the skills sought by graduate employers and will help you to effectively manage your chosen future career.

Please click here for more information on The Flying Start Leadership Programme.

Please check this important induction website again soon for further information regarding the start of semester.

If you have any questions regarding the programme, please contact the Programme Administrator – Mrs Lisa Reid who will be happy to answer any questions or queries you may have.  E-mail:   Tel:  +44 (0)1786 467356.



Your confirmed timetable for the first few weeks at Stirling is available FSLP - MRes - 2017 We will go through this information in more detail at the Induction Lecture.

Reading List

Your reading list will be available in due course.  However, please note that we do not recommend you buy text books prior to arrival as these are subject to change.

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