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Masters of Research in Management MRes

Cardiff Metropolitan University

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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    Llandaff Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    16 months

Course summary

This course provides for advanced research study in the field of Management. It aims to provide aspiring managers and business specialists with key insights in to research theory and practice within the management discipline. Specifically the objectives of this course are: to provide foundation training in basic and advanced research skills sufficient to enter a Doctoral programme. The programme is also suitable for candidates who may wish to obtain a research degree, but do not wish to commit themselves to a longer period of study; develop research practice and management theory (conceptual, methodological, practical and ethical) at a professional and academic level; to provide an interdisciplinary context to research, gaining support from a variety of technical, academic and disciplinary contexts; develop and apply key knowledge and understanding of Management theory and research practice to complex systems, both systematically and creatively, to improve management practice; to enhance independent and high level learning skills and personal development critical awareness of the limits of various research techniques via taught modules and debates) so that researchers are able to work with self-direction and originality and to contribute to the management discipline.

With the exception of the independent research dissertation, all module assessment is based upon 5,000 words or equivalent. Assessment methods are designed to give students the opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of theoretical, applied and professional practice issues and include coursework essays, systems analysis and the design of interventions, research reports, presentations and critique. The independent research thesis will be presented as a traditional 25,000 word thesis and tested via a traditional viva voce examination. It is expected that many graduates from this course will go on to undertake research degree programmes and also obtain senior positions within a range of businesses managers / directors.

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University information

Cardiff Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    87th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff Metropolitan University, Student Recruitment & Admissions, Western Avenue, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF5 2YB, Wales

1,200 international students attend Cardiff Met, coming from more than 143 countries.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    108th out of 123 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    116 53%

    75th

    15
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    81st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    107th

    9

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