Are you from a business or organisation? Do you have research or projects you would like to do but simply do not have the time or resources? Do you have data in need of analysis or interpretation, or simply have some good ideas that need investigating?
The Making the Most of Masters (MMM) initiative can link you with Masters students with the skills and drive to undertake this work usually during the summer months of June to August.
Students can be based at your business location, the University or a mixture of both locations, where they would undertake research on your behalf that is written-up as part of their degree. Projects can be developed from a range of sectors, linked to a wide range of postgraduate taught degrees.
There’s a degree of flexibility within projects, so all aspects can be discussed and tailored for your individual needs. Broadly, you’ll be required to provide:
Working with a postgraduate student on a collaborative project can be beneficial to your business or organisation in many ways.
One of the main reasons for deciding to progress with a Masters at the University of Stirling was not only the strong reputation of the course, but also the opportunity to carry out my dissertation with the Making the Most of Masters scheme. This offers vital experience often missing from similar courses, giving graduates a competitive edge and increasing employability.
University of Stirling
MSc Environmental Management
If you’re interested in offering a collaborative project to a student or just want to find out more about MMM please get in touch with our MMM Project Co-ordinator.