Full time 12 Month(s)
This programme provides an opportunity for those with some familiarity with the theory and techniques of management science to extend their knowledge of methodology and applications and carry out an extended piece of desk research.
The MRes may be taken as a stand-alone programme for those wishing to extend their knowledge in a specific area of Management Science or as preparation for PhD study or a specialist career in industry, government or consulting.
You will study a range of modules as part of your course, some examples of which are listed below.
This module introduces students to the wide range of sources of information now available to researchers. It covers the major Business and Management databases as well as more general information sources.
This module introduces students to research design in business and management. The approach taken emphasises the place of different research designs and strategies in the accomplishment of knowledge about management as well as how to craft research. It provides a basis for the appreciation and evaluation of the different varieties of research as well as providing an opportunity for students to consider these issues in relation to their own research.
This module gives and introduction to qualitative and quantitate research. It is intended to help students to get started on their research in a focused way and to provide support for development of their research proposals.
We live in a complex world in which the actions of individuals, groups, organisations and governments are justified or informed by knowledge claims that frequently have their roots in research. Accordingly, this is a module with practical goals as well as academic content. The main purposes are twofold: first, to introduce some of the basic ideas of research methodology and the standard techniques of research relevant to the study of organisational settings; and second, to reach an understanding of research as a process of social communication, one in which knowledge is produced for specific purposes and for the benefit of identifiable audiences.
The module is also a key stage in your preparation for the research project you will undertake for your dissertation.
A major part of the MRes degree is preparing one (or two in this case) review essays. The aim of this requirement is to ensure the student knows how to review, summarise and critique the research literature on a particular topic. Such knowledge is invaluable in preparing a research proposal or dissertation.
The dissertation forms a third of the MRes degee, taking around four months to complete. The topic selected should build on the review essay(s).
A major part of the MRes degree is preparing the review essay. The aim of this requirement is to ensure the student knows how to review, summarise and critique the research literature on a particular topic. Such knowledge is invaluable in preparing a research proposal or dissertation.
Information contained on the website with respect to modules is correct at the time of publication, but changes may be necessary, for example as a result of student feedback, Professional Statutory and Regulatory Bodies' (PSRB) requirements, staff changes, and new research.
Designed for: Graduates interested in a career in logistics, transport management, supply chain management, systems and information management, marketing analytics
Duration: 12 months, full-time
Entry requirements: 2:1 (Hons) degree (UK or equivalent) If you have studied outside of the UK, you can check your qualifications at International Qualifications:
English language: IELTS: Overall score of at least 7.0, with no individual element below 6.0
We consider tests from other providers, which can be found at English language requirements
Funding: All applicants should consult our information on fees and funding.
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