About This Course
Bangor Business School MSc in Research Methodology is aimed at individuals who want to pursue a career in research within academic, commercial or non-profit sectors. The MSc provides a cutting edge and highly advanced training in both qualitative and quantitative research methods and theory within your chosen business context.
Our MSc in Research Methodology guides you through the whole process of undertaking business and management research from developing your initial research ideas to undertaken and reporting on a substantial piece of primary research.
You will be introduced to a variety of research methodologies and develop the ability to critique these and assess their applicability to real world research problems. You will work with real data (both qualitative and quantitative) to gain insight into significant research problems and provide potential solutions.
The MSc Research Methodology is recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as the first year of a 1+3 PhD training programme.
1 year full-time; 2 years part time.
What will you study on this course?
- Research Colloquium
- Core Competencies
- Foundations in Social Research
- Research Applications
- Qualitative Methods for Researchers
- Quantitative Methods for Researchers
- MSc Dissertation
- Current Issues in Business and Management
- Quantitative Methods for Financial Studies
Modules for the current academic year
Module listings are for guide purposes only and are subject to change. Find out what our students are currently studying on the Research Methodology Modules page.
Course content is for guidance purposes only and may be subject to change.
Bachelor’s Degree (2:1 or 1st) or equivalent in a relevant discipline from a university or another approved degree-awarding body. Alternatively, possession of a suitable professional qualification and relevant practical experience may also be accepted.
Applicants whose first language is not English are required to hold IELTS (or equivalent qualification) at 6.5 or above.
Graduates of the Bangor Business School programmes have excellent prospects for pursuing employment in a wide range of roles.
The MSc in Research Methodology provides an ideal pathway to PhD study and thus has ESRC recognition as part of Bangor Business School 1 + 3 PhD accreditation.