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|Application deadline:||The main deadline for applications is May 1 2012, for starting the programme in September 2012. Late applications may be conside|
|Start date:||September 2013|
|Duration full-time:||12 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
|Educational variant:||Part-time, Full-time|
This programme, recognised by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) under its 1+3 system (Masters plus PhD) for funding postgraduate studies, focuses on the development of the skills necessary to undertake research in the social sciences in general, and management and business studies in particular.
You take 80 credits of research training modules, 40 credits of specialist masters modules, and a research project culminating in a 12,000-word dissertation (60 credits).
Research training modules include: thinking about research; information skills; nature of explanation and enquiry; dissertation preparation; introduction to qualitative methods; and introduction to quantitative methods.
Specialist modules include: core readings in management and business studies; and research designs in management and business studies.
Teaching and learning take place in workshops and practical classes, lectures, seminars, team-based problem-solving groups and in supervisory meetings for research papers and the dissertation.
An upper-second-class (2.1) Honours degree or above, or international equivalent, in business, management or a related discipline. Relevant professional experience may also be considered.
Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 90 (Internet-based) or equivalent.
Our INTO Newcastle University Centre can provide extra tuition to help you meet the University's English language requirements.
|TOEFL internet-based test score:||90|
You are normally required to take an English Proficiency Test.
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