BSc (Hons) in Management


Program Description


The University of Stirling Management School is ranked among the top 25 in the UK for research impact in business and management – making it the perfect place to sharpen your leadership skills and gain rich insights into today’s business landscape.

Our expert staff have a track record of preparing graduates for roles at some of the world’s best-known companies, and everything we do is designed to equip you with the practical knowledge you need to become an effective manager. You’ll learn how to solve complex problems through analytical decision-making, explore organisational structures, and develop personal skills in critical thinking, teamwork and leadership.

By the time you graduate, you’ll be prepared to turn innovative ideas into action and follow in the footsteps of former Management students who have gone on to work for the likes of Visa, Rolls Royce and the Scottish Government. Where will your future in management lead you?

Top reasons to study with us

#1 91% of our Management students say staff are good at explaining things (Unistats 2017)

#2 In the UK’s top 25 institutions for Business and Management research impact (REF 2014)

#3 91% of our Management students in work or further study within six months of graduating (Unistats 2017)

Prizes or awards

Management Undergraduate Dissertation Prize

A research-based prize of £200 is open to every student writing a Management dissertation and is awarded to the student who submits the best undergraduate dissertation. The prize may be shared if more than one dissertation achieves the highest mark.

Course details

Our Management course is designed to arm you with the skills you’ll need to become an effective manager in today’s rapidly evolving business environment. Your first year of study will provide you with a broad grounding in business and management, covering topics such as the history of management, decision-making and business innovation.

In semesters 3-7, compulsory core modules provide theory and applications of management. You’ll study leadership, business ethics, project management and more. You’ll also have the chance to take elective modules in accounting and finance for managers. In your final year, you’ll write a dissertation based on a business or service, in which you’re encouraged to investigate a particular problem and broaden your skills in research and problem-solving.


Studying Management at the University of Stirling will give you comprehensive insight into the internal workings of businesses and other organisations. Our expert teaching staff draw on their research and industry insights to ensure you’re armed with a broad understanding of complex competitive environments – and equipped to make your mark on them.

You’ll be taught through a combination of lectures, seminars, tutorials, computer-based workshops, case studies and occasional industrial visits.


You'll be assessed by coursework and exams.

Study abroad

You’ll have the opportunity to broaden your horizons and study abroad through our well-established connections with several international universities.

Find out more about studying abroad.


Dr Gerry Edgar, Course Director

+44 1786 467371

Fees - 2018/2019

  • Overseas students (non-EU) £ 12,140.00
  • Scottish and EU students £ 1,820.00
  • Students from the rest of the UK £9,250
Last updated Nov 2018

About the School

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At the University of Stirling, being the difference is in our DNA – providing education with a purpose and carrying out research that helps to shape society. Read less