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MSc Business and Management

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Full time | University of Stirling | 12 months | 01-FEB-21

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

01-FEB-21

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Management Studies / Science Business Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

Our MSc Business and Management course, allows you to gain the knowledge and skills you need to be an inspiring, effective and resilient manager. We combine management theory with developing your practical management skills, and our course is taught by internationally recognised subject experts.

The course focuses on operations and strategic management, and explores the need for managing limited resources effectively, with maximum business impact. This is the ideal course 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.

On this masters course 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. Students can also exit with PGCert and PGDip awards.

Course objectives

The course provides you with key skills and experience through:

  • examining the functional areas of management and their inter-relationship in organisations
  • exploring topical issues in management and comparing different management techniques to understand work issues
  • cultivating expertise in the use of key management tools, such as techniques for operations management, strategic and marketing analysis and financial analysis
  • developing personal skills and capabilities relevant to management, such as critical thinking, report writing, presentation, negotiation, networking, problem-solving and group working skills
  • an emphasis on personal and professional development to help you with group and team management, organisational analysis and communications and influencing skills.

Modules

The aim of this module is to provide students with an appreciation of the importance of Operations Management in production and service industries, and how the operations function connects to the business. To achieve this it is also intended that students should be able to understand the methods used for conceptualising operations and demonstrate ability to evaluate operational designs, capabilities and limitations.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,350

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£18,645

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry 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.