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Research Methods in Management (Postgraduate)


  • Credit value: 15 credits at Level 7
  • Convenor and tutor: Dr Ammar Sammour
  • Assessment: an individual research proposal of 3000 words (100%)

Module description

In this module you will learn how to critically appraise published research in the field of management, and gain the skills to design your own research proposal and project.

Supplementary workshops are offered with computer laboratory sessions using SPSS and introductory statistics. It is expected that you will apply your knowledge of research methods in your dissertation and coursework.

Indicative syllabus

  • Qualitative research methods
  • Quantitative research methods
  • The philosophy of social science

Learning objectives

By the end of this module, you will be able to:

  • critically evaluate academic articles and assess the strengths and weaknesses in the data and methods applied
  • derive research questions for your dissertation
  • establish appropriate research designs and the relevant methods to answer research questions
  • analyse and present different types of data.