Taught course


Sheffield Hallam University · Sheffield Business School

Entry requirements

Normally an honours degree, or equivalent, in a suitable subject. If your first language is not English, you need to have achieved IELTS 6.5 overall and 6.5 in writing skills with a minimum of 5.5 in all other skills or equivalent. If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.5 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score. If you have suitable qualifications or experience you may seek exemption from some modules.

Months of entry

September, February

Course content

Learn core social science research methods alongside supporting theory relating to business on this masters course. This course is ideal if you are planning a career in business and management or wish to conduct research in this area.

Key points
• Develop social science research skills alongside business-specific knowledge.
• Learn from lecturers who are experts in a wide range of research areas.
• Complete a research-based dissertation, which may become a pilot study towards a PhD.
• Study modules as short courses or as part of a postgraduate qualification.

Information for international students

Please visit our website at http://www.shu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course. Visit http://www.shu.ac.uk/international/scholarships-bursaries to find out more.

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months
full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations67
Dissertation33 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Christine Gilligan
+44 (0)114 225 5555