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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course summary

  • Meet your research training needs in social science and business research methodologies
  • Earn a vocationally-relevant qualification for research oriented work
  • Take the opportunity to meet and discuss research issues with students from other MRes Social Sciences routes

Develop your knowledge and critical understanding of research theories and methods relevant to business and understand the ethical issues involved. The skills developed, along with the dissertation you complete, form a sound basis to carry out research in a variety of settings or apply for a PhD.

How you learn

Modules are taught by staff within applied social sciences in the College of Social Sciences and Arts and by staff in our Sheffield Business School. Approaches and methods used during the course include biographical research, ethnography, experimental design, survey design and analysis.

You learn through:

  • essays
  • projects
  • presentations

Future careers

This course prepares you for a research career in any area of business, including

  • business operations
  • financial information systems
  • facilities management
  • financial services
  • banking
  • financial accounting
  • management accounting
  • marketing
  • organisational behaviour
  • human resources
  • strategic management
  • food
  • hospitality management
  • international business
  • languages
  • leisure management
  • tourism
  • corporate social responsibility
  • sustainable development
  • social enterprise and mutuals

Many graduates go on to complete PhDs but others have gone on to work in the financial sector, hospitality management and marketing.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,460per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    66th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    68th out of 122 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    110 52%

    86th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    34th

    26
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    52nd

    18

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