University of Stirling

University of Stirling


Research is organised into 3 main groups: organisational analysis; human resource management; public sector management; entrepreneurship; the department has internationally recognised research strengths and supervision available in: knowledge management; public sector healthcare systems, analysis and redesign; performance management in local government; social identity; organising trade unions; entrepreneurial processes and their links to business and economic development; service quality; strategic information management; project management; operations management; current research projects include: lifting the barriers to growth in UK small businesses; knowledge transfer partnership with NHS Fife to implement a range of computer modelling techniques to support the redesign of health care services; iDTV Research: review of interactive digital television; ESRC project on management consultancy; the problems of work-life balance within the contemporary workplace; knowledge transfer partnership (with Queen Margaret University College) with NHS Lanarkshire to redesign care of the elderly for acute hospital patients; an evaluation of the joint improvement team; DTI Small Business Service.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or Master's degree in business and management disciplines; IELTS 6.0; or TOEFL with a score of 550 in the paper-based test or 213 in the computer-based test, for those whose 1st language is not English.

Sponsorship information

Limited number of competitive University studentships available.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 3,996 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MPhil Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MPhil Part-time - 2 years
PhD Full-time £ 3,996 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years
PhD Part-time - 6 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Stirling Campus Stirling FK9 4LA Scotland

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