The course provides up-to-date research training for management and social science subjects and is designed for those wishing to embark on a research career. Such knowledge and skills are valuable for jobs in industry, commerce and finance that require the collection, analysis and presentation of information.
This course should also enable more experienced individuals to update their research skills. All research students in the Business School will normally register for this training course. You will develop the skills needed to plan, research and analyse data in varied and appropriate ways, access research findings critically and to make well-founded decisions based on research data. This course will provide you with an essential grounding of methodologies and techniques necessary for MPhil and PhD students, and allow you to specialise your interests through the variety of optional modules.
As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.This course starts in October. Full-time students usually attend three days a week and part-time students, two days a week.
What are the entry requirements for MSc Research Methods for Business and Management?
We normally require a second class honours degree or above, with an applied quantitative element of statistics, mathematics, engineering, physics, computing or science.
UK/EU and international students are eligible to apply for this course.
Academic credit for previous study or experience
If you have relevant qualifications or work experience, academic credit may be awarded towards your Middlesex University programme of study. For further information please visit our Accreditation of Prior Learning page.
International entry requirements
We accept the equivalent of the above qualifications from a recognised overseas qualification. To find out more about the qualifications we accept from your country please visit the relevant Support in your country page.
If you are unsure about the suitability of your qualifications or would like help with your application, please contact your nearest Regional office for support.
Visas and immigration
You will not need a visa to study in the UK if you are a citizen of the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland. If you are a national of any other country you may need a visa to study in the UK. Please see our Visas and immigration page for further information.
English language requirements for international students
You must have competence in English language to study with us. The most commonly accepted evidence of English language ability is IELTS 6.5 (with minimum 6.0 in all components). We also normally require Grade C GCSE or an equivalent qualification. Visit our English language requirements page for a full list of accepted tests and qualifications.
This course provides an essential grounding of methodologies and techniques necessary for MPhil and PhD students. It is ideal for those who are working in, or wanting a career in, information management, strategic planning, market intelligence and data analysis.