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An upper second-class honours degree (or equivalent qualification). Degrees from any social science discipline are considered. Work experience is not required.
Months of entry
Social Science Research Methods (Management) provides comprehensive training in the process of research conceptualisation, design and operationalisation. It has been carefully formulated to reflect the training recommended by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). It is particularly suited for those seeking a career as a social science researcher or proceeding to a PhD in Management.
The programme delivers a thorough theoretical and practical grounding in the variety of qualitative and quantitative data collection methods available to the social scientist and of the principal methods of analysing data. The programme also covers the philosophies underpinning the research process, ethical considerations and social theory. You will be encouraged to apply your methods training to your substantive research interests.
You’ll be taught by leading academics whose research tackles the global societal issues across management related disciplines.
Our research themes are:
- Inclusive Economy
- Sustainable Consumption and Production
- Innovation and Digitalisation
- Public Services Governance and Management
- Global Political Economy
- Work Futures.
78 per cent of the School of Management’s research is rated as world leading or internationally excellent (REF 2014), reflecting its impact in shaping policy and practice.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
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