Learn how organisations operate, behave, and create value. At St Andrews, management is regarded through the lens of responsible enterprise, with concepts such as ethical approaches and environmental impact integrated into research and teaching.
Gain insight into how business and management function and explore areas including:
- finance and accounting
- strategy development
- managing and developing people.
The School of Management at St Andrews offers PhD and MRes programmes. Research in management typically falls into one of four main groups:
- accounting, governance and organisations
- financial institutions and markets
- knowledge and practice
- organisations and society.
To apply, you should first identify and contact a potential supervisor you would like to work with in your intended research area. Find out how to contact a research supervisor.
First in Scotland and second in the UK for business and management
Guardian Good University Guide 2023
First in Scotland for business and management studies
The Complete University Guide 2023
88% of research activity rated 3* or 4*
Most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021)
School of Management
The School of Management is home for studying, teaching, and engaging with policy and practice around the theme of responsible enterprise. It provides a critical approach to management that is different from more conventional business schools.
School of Economics and Finance
The School of Economics and Finance's teaching and courses provide an in-depth understanding of corporate economics and financial industries in the UK and abroad. Students interested in management in these areas may take up modules offered by this School.
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