Kingston University

Kingston University

Management and Business Studies Research

Students examine research designs and data collection as well as data analysis and reporting, linking qualitative and quantitative methods and techniques. Students also look at perspectives on organisational studies and further background materials to encourage debate about research and philosophies. In addition advanced research methods introduce students to some statistical techniques, and computer-aided analysis of qualitative data. The research project proposal sessions prepares them for their dissertation, which in turn can be used to prepare the ground for doctoral research.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree usually 2.1 or above; or a Master's degree, or equivalent, in either general management or a business-related subject; interview; exceptionally 5 years' of relevant professional work experience may be considered in lieu of these qualifications; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS of 7.0 overall.

Course modules

Modules include: advanced research methods; foundations of data analysis and reporting; organisation theory and management; research design and data collection; research project proposal; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through written papers, research proposal and dissertation (15,000 words).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,700 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 10,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 3,690 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 5,650 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Kingston Hill Kingston upon Thames KT2 7LB South East

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