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Full time


2 years

Start date


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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Business Studies

Course type


Course Summary

This two-year research Master's course will challenge and advance your thinking, preparing you for doctoral studies and careers in further research. Through lectures, workshops and seminars, you'll explore themes from digital transformation to sustainable development to financial and institutional resilience. You'll learn the theories, tools and methodologies needed to undertake research to solve critical, real-world issues through attending practical sessions with industry experts and analysing case studies. In your second year, you'll complete a research project in an area of your interest, allowing you to execute the research skills taught on the course. You can opt to take a specialist management and entrepeneurship pathway, where you'll deepen your knowledge of this area and use it for the basis of your research project.

Professional accreditation:

  • Association of MBAs (AMBA)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS)


Organisational Theory - Core
Research Experience - Core
Qualitative Methods 1 - Core
Organisational Behaviour - Core
Strategy - Core
Systematic Reviews (non-assessed) - Core
Innovation Management - Core
Entrepreneurship - Core
Quantitative Methods 1 - Core
Data Analysis Tools - Core
Socialisation to Research - Core
Research Project - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

To be confirmed

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)


Entry requirements

The minimum requirement is a Merit in a UK Master's degree, or an equivalent international qualification, in a subject related to your research interests. In exceptional circumstances, applicants who hold a 1st (Hons) in a UK Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent international qualification, in a subject related to your research interests, may be considered.

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