Business and Management

Business and Management is a wide and varied field focused on how organisations operate and innovate to meet global commerce demands and challenges. Core areas include Data Science, Business Administration, Behavioural Science, Human Resource Management, Marketing, International Business, Sport Business, Sustainable Business and Social Enterprise.

At the University of Stirling Management School our internationally recognised academics deliver an industry-focused curriculum. We have a diverse range of business and management courses with many of them being accredited by leading industry bodies, so you can gain both the knowledge and practical skills you need to become a successful business professional.

Business and Management courses

Courses labelled are available for online study only.

Undergraduate courses
CourseStart date
BA (Hons) Business StudiesSeptember 2024, January 2025
BA (Hons) Human Resource ManagementSeptember 2024, January 2025
BA (Hons) International Management Studies with European Languages and SocietySeptember 2024
BA (Hons) Sport Business ManagementSeptember 2024
BSc (Hons) Business ComputingSeptember 2024
BSc (Hons) ManagementSeptember 2024, January 2025
Postgraduate courses
CourseStart date
Master of Business Administration (MBA)September 2024, January 2025
MRes Business and ManagementSeptember 2024
MSc Behavioural ScienceSeptember 2024
MSc Business AnalyticsSeptember 2024, January 2025
MSc Business and ManagementSeptember 2024, January 2025
MSc Data Science for BusinessSeptember 2024, January 2025
MSc Human Resource ManagementSeptember 2024
MSc International BusinessSeptember 2024, January 2025
CPD and short courses
CourseStart date
Climate Change and Sustainable BusinessJune 2025
Project ManagementJune 2024

The University of Stirling Management School offer executive education programmes to organisations and businesses to help you make an impact with your industry.

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We offer a variety of scholarship and funding options to help you finance your studies at the University of Stirling.

Undergraduate scholarships

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Postgraduate scholarships

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Why study Business and Management at the University of Stirling?

We are AACSB accredited

The University of Stirling is accredited by AACSB International in recognition of our excellence in business education. This puts the University of Stirling Management School among the top 6% of business schools globally.

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Graduate careers in Business and Management

Our Management School helps you to maximise your career after graduation. Everything you do while studying here is designed to help you build the personal skills that will make you stand out to future employers. Business and Management graduates from the University of Stirling are working in many countries around the world for companies and public sector organisations such as:

  • Ernst and Young
  • PwC
  • Deloitte
  • NHS
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Scottish Water
  • Tesco
  • European Union

Sectors that Business and Management graduates can take up roles in include:

  • Data science
  • Research and development
  • Retail and merchandising
  • Digital technologies
  • Banking
  • Financial services
  • Communications
  • Government
  • Charities
  • Recruitment
  • Events management

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The University of Stirling Management School is accredited by the Small Business Charter (SBC) for our work to support small businesses, local economies and student enterprise.

Partnerships and industry

Demonstrating the University of Stirling Management School’s strong international focus is our membership of the following organisations:

  • The European Foundation for Management Development
  • The Chartered Association of Business Schools
  • AACSB Business Education Alliance

We have an international reputation for producing top class research and teaching, with two global partnership hubs:

Business and Management research

Research in the University of Stirling Management School covers all aspects of contemporary Business and Management. We’re leaders in retail research, including town centre regeneration and community retail enterprises. Our wellbeing and ageing research, as well as our privacy and surveillance research has helped in shaping government policies. The main areas are:

Postgraduate research opportunities

As a globally-connected and research-led school, we have a thriving multidisciplinary research community and offer a wide range of research degrees. See our PhD and MPhil opportunities in Management, Work and Organisation and our PhD and MPhil opportunities in Marketing and Retail.