Taught course

Research Methodology

Bangor University · Bangor Business School

Entry requirements

Bachelor’s Degree (2:1 or 1st) or equivalent in a relevant discipline from a university or another approved degree-awarding body. Alternatively, possession of a suitable professional qualification and relevant practical experience may also be accepted.

Months of entry


Course content

About This Course

Bangor Business School MSc in Research Methodology is aimed at individuals who want to pursue a career in research within academic, commercial or non-profit sectors. The MSc provides a cutting edge and highly advanced training in both qualitative and quantitative research methods and theory within your chosen business context.

Our MSc in Research Methodology guides you through the whole process of undertaking business and management research from developing your initial research ideas to undertaken and reporting on a substantial piece of primary research.

You will be introduced to a variety of research methodologies and develop the ability to critique these and assess their applicability to real world research problems. You will work with real data (both qualitative and quantitative) to gain insight into significant research problems and provide potential solutions.

ESRC Recognition

The MSc Research Methodology is recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as the first year of a 1+3 PhD training programme.

Information for international students

Applicants whose first language is not English are required to hold IELTS (or equivalent qualification) at 6.5 or above.

Fees and funding

Please see our Fees & Finances pages for more information. You can also visit our Scholarships, Studentships & Bursaries to learn more about funding available.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Bangor Business School’s Admissions Office
01248 351151