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Social Science Research (Business and Management Studies) MSc

Social Science Research (Business and Management Studies) MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Business Studies Management Studies / Science Social Sciences Social Research

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Our MSc Social Science Research (Business and Management Studies) programme will provide you with a comprehensive overview of the key methodological and philosophical debates that shape the social sciences, and equip you with the specialised research tools and skills that useful in business and management. Accredited by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), our prestigious Social Science Research (Business and Management Studies) MSc degree is designed for those of you who wish to be able to conduct management and business research to MSc level, either in a professional capacity or as a route to further study at PhD level. On completion of our Social Science Research (Business and Management Studies), you will have met the training requirements for PhD funding from the ESRC, opening up the possibility of securing PhD funding from the ESRC. You will be taught by experienced and internationally recognised researchers. The strong emphasis on applying qualitative and quantitative skills to tackle research problems as well as a focus on developing critical thinking skills - will provide a robust foundation for more advanced academic study or research, whilst sharpening the applied research skills of current or aspiring business and management practitioners.

Different course options

Full time | Loughborough University | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

This module introduces students to research methodologies, enabling them to develop essential skills for planning a realistic research design for their dissertation.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,950

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£18,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have an honours degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent overseas qualification in a wide range of subjects.

University information

Loughborough University is in the top 10 of every UK league table, has an award-winning student experience and was voted University of the Year in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2018. Our research has impact. We are a top 10 research-led university in England (REF 2014) and we have been awarded seven prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prizes in recognition of our world-class excellence in areas of service and benefit to the UK – only Oxford...more

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