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University of St Andrews: Management


The School of Management at the University of St Andrews is a globally recognised hub for research, study and teaching excellence in Business and Management. The School was ranked 1st overall for Management in the UK by the Complete University Guide 2021 and by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021.

Housed in the beautifully modern and instantly recognisable gateway building in St Andrews, the School of Management offers a variety of Masters programmes designed to take your knowledge of organisations and organisational practice to the next level.

All of our programmes, and the work done within the School, are built around the core ethos of responsible enterprise. This is more relevant to our world today than ever and, as a future leader, it will be key to your lifelong success whatever career path you choose.

Masters Programmes
Whatever your ambitions within the world of business and management, our masters programmes will challenge you and give you the skills and abilities needed to take up senior positions stride confidently into any type of organisation, be it a for-profit company, a public sector body or a non-governmental organisation. Stand out from the crowd with a masters degree from St Andrews School of Management.

We offer three programmes for students with an undergraduate degree or qualification in business, management or a related discipline. These programmes will extend the knowledge of theory and practice which you gained during your bachelors degree. They are:

The Masters in Management has been designed for those coming from disciplines other than business and management. This programme will help launch your career and give you the skills and understanding required to work in senior positions in a wide variety of organisations across the globe.

The School of Management offers two finance programmes that will prepare you to go into the financial services, investment and/or banking sectors or take on a role relating to finance and management consultancy:

Why study at the School of Management?

The School of Management brings together some of the most talented, driven and entrepreneurial students from around the world, all within the unique setting of St Andrews.

A critical approach to management sets it apart from more conventional business schools and your studies will be centred around a variety of theoretical perspectives, focussing on a wide range of organisational forms from entrepreneurial start-ups to third sector and Non-Governmental Organisations.

Consistently rated very highly by students in the National Student Survey (NSS) and other league tables, our size and the community found in the School of Management, as well as St Andrews as a whole, gives you a much more close and personal learning experience, making your studies more rewarding.

With a leading student experience, consistently voted amongst the best available in the UK, a reputation for excellence that is recognised by employers and industry professionals around the globe, and a close and supportive postgraduate community, your time in St Andrews will leave you with experiences and memories to treasure for years to come and also set you on the path to achieving your ambitions.  

MX Programme
Alongside a world-class degree programme, postgraduate students in the School of Management have access to our exclusive MX (Masters Extra) programme.

Designed specifically for our Masters students, MX is about enhancing your career opportunities. The aim is to give you exposure to a range of industries and development opportunities, through talks, workshops and networking events.

Some of the previous talks we have had include:

  • What's it like to work at Google (Christoph Scherf, Senior Analytical Lead and Senior Data Scientist at Google, and an MLitt Marketing graduate of the School of Management)
  • Reinventing Strategy Consulting (Arne Trost and Leonie Hesse, FJORD, Berlin)
  • A career in strategy consulting (Tamara D Plocher, Strategy Consultant at Accenture, and an MSc Banking and Finance graduate of the School of Management)
  • Fortune favours the well prepared (Kate Smith, Entrepreneur)

A full list of speakers from this year can be found online.

The St Andrews Experience

Read the latest news from the School of Management and find information on some of our ongoing projects and events.

Scholarships and Funding
Full information on the scholarship and funding opportunities available to postgraduate students can be found on our website, from bursaries and scholarships, to student loans.

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School of Management
University of St Andrews
The Gateway, North Haugh
St Andrews, Fife, Scotland, UK, KY16 9RJ
+44(0) 1334 46 1991

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