St. Andrews is Scotland’s oldest University and the third oldest University in the English-speaking world. For nearly 600 years, the University has championed academic excellence by attracting scholars of international repute to educate students from across the world. At present, the University has students from almost 100 nations harnessing and developing their knowledge for the challenging careers ahead of them.
For nearly 600 years, the University has championed academic excellence by attracting scholars of international repute to educate students from across the world. Students from over 50 nations have come to the School of Management to harness and develop their knowledge for the challenging careers ahead of them.
The working environment in the School is as vibrant, enterprising, exciting and rewarding as that of the most dynamic modern business contexts. Cultures meet and mix and ideas are exchanged in our beautiful new building, which boasts state of the art lecture, seminar and study facilities, as well as a licensed brasserie and a University museum.
Undergraduate: MA and BSc
The four-year Honours degree programme allows students to pursue a Master of Arts (MA) or Bachelor of Science (BSc) qualification in Management either as a single degree or a joint degree with other Arts/Science subjects. Modules taken in the first and second years of study provide a broad basis for subsequent specialisation and the flexible degree structure facilitates choice.
Undergraduate: Exchanges, Year Abroad, Semester Abroad
The Third Year (Junior Honours) of a University of St Andrews Management degree may be spent abroad as part of the University’s exchange programmes.
Masters: Taught Postgraduate
Masters programmes are available in a wide range of subject areas to students who have completed their first degree and wish to develop their undergraduate field of study or pursue new challenges. Courses combine face to face teaching, personal research, regular classwork and a final dissertation.
Postgraduate Masters degrees are offered in:
* Finance and Management
* Human Resource Management
* International Business
* Management and Information Technology
* Managing in the Creative Industries
* Research (Management Studies)
The School is research intensive and underpinned by a strong grounding in the social sciences. The College is very highly ranked for the quality of both our teaching and our research. They are closely linked, and students are the first to benefit from the research findings.
The degrees of Master of Research (MRes), Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) are available within the School.
The MRes is a research-oriented degree studied over one year, which can be taken as a stand alone programme or as research training for doctoral research. This programme has a significant taught element in the first two semesters and requires students to undertake a dissertation of 15,000 words. The MPhil is studied over two years. Normally MPhil theses should be composed of specialised research of no more than 40,000 words, excluding the bibliography and appendices. The PhD is studied over three years and the thesis is normally composed of specialised research of no more than 80,000 words, excluding the bibliography and appendices.
The School of Management is delighted to have achieved International Quality Accreditation (IQA) from the Central and East European Management Development Association (CEEMAN). Established in 1993 and comprising 170 institutional and individual members from 42 countries in Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia, CEEMAN aims to promote professional excellence in management teaching and development. The IQA underpins this aim, subjecting institutions to periodic, extensive, and rigorous, independent international scrutiny of the highest standard.
School of Management
University of St Andrews
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Fife KY16 9SS