Taught course

Management and Business Studies (Research)

Institution
Newcastle University · Newcastle University Business School
Qualifications
MAPGDip

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in any discipline.

We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have relevant professional experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our Management and Business Studies (Research) MA is designed to provide you with the essential skills as well as the advanced knowledge and understanding of business and management to proceed to doctoral research.

The MA can only be applied for as part of the 1+3 (MA plus PhD) scheme via the Northern Ireland and North East Doctoral Training Partnership (NINE DTP).

Through the course you will develop:

a thorough grounding in theory, approaches, research methods and associated ethics in the social sciences generally and in management and business studies in particular

skills in the analysis of both quantitative and qualitative research data as well as an understanding of cutting edge research across the social sciences

the ability to reconcile different research approaches and analyse data in a wide variety of formats, both qualitative and quantitative

Two key modules are shared with first-year PhD students in the areas of management and business. This provides an exciting opportunity to study alongside the PhD cohort, facilitating knowledge exchange, enhancing learning and contributing to a vibrant research culture.

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Information for international students

To study this course you need to meet our Band 6 English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.

Fees and funding

See Fees and Funding tab in the Programme information in our online Prospectus.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    full time
    8 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    16 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Programme Secretary
Email
nubs@ncl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 191 208 1622