The MSc by Research (Management) develops your ability to pursue original research in a critical and scholarly way.

The programme is designed to train postgraduate researchers in line with ESRC's research training guidelines. It may be taken either as a free-standing MSc or as the first part of a PhD programme.

Programme Overview

  • 12-month degree programme with a September start date
  • In-depth research training (120 credits)
  • Dissertation on a management topic (60 credits)
  • Can be studied as the first part of a PhD programme

Programme Objectives

At the end of the programme, students should have:

  • An in-depth critical understanding of the research techniques used in a broad range of subject areas within Management
  • Practical competence in a range of quantitative and qualitative research methods and tools
  • A critical understanding of the philosophical and epistemological bases of a range of subject areas within Management
  • An in-depth understanding of advanced concepts in the area of research and current research trends and issues in Management

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