Master of Business in Research Methods

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Programme Description

The Master of Business in Research Methods programme provides training to an advanced level in a range of management and business research methods. They are targeted towards executives working in a commercial or professional environment where research plays a significant role, or executives who plan to study for a PhD.

Programme Intended Learning Outcomes (PILO)

  1. Integrate and critically evaluate the literature on specific business issues or problems and analyse them using multiple perspectives.
  2. Critically evaluate the appropriateness of different theoretical approaches and research methods for business problems and issues, and apply a broad range of advanced scientific research methods to tackle these problems and issues.
  3. Identify the ethical issues that may arise in the conduct of scientific business research and propose solutions for the issues.
  4. Communicate and present effectively ideas, critiques, analyses, findings, and recommendations related to research.

Programme Requirement

Programme-specific entry requirement:

A recognized degree in a business-related area (or its equivalent).

Students pursuing this programme must successfully complete 60 credits of courses as follows:

(a) 40 credits of compulsory courses:
Course code
Course title
Credits
Level
BUS B880
Directed Studies in Business Research
20
Postgraduate
BUS B950
Business Research
20
Postgraduate

(b) 20 credits from any English Master level courses offered by Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration (B&A).

Progression in Master of Business in Research Methods
(a) Stage 1

(i) BUS B950 Business Research (20 credits) and
(ii) elective courses (20 credits)

(b) Stage 2

BUS B880 Directed Studies in Business Research (20 credits)

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