Awarded by: Aston University
This programme offers an opportunity for leaders to work at the interface of advanced research and business to ensure unique and powerful breakthroughs in understanding how we can develop effective organisations.
Year 1: research methods modules: basic skills within the management research process; the philosophy of management research; qualitative and quantitative research design and analysis; communication and advanced research skills.
Years 2-4 (up to 6 years maximum): individual research project and submission of thesis/portfolio.
An MBA, MSc or an MA degree in business or management (or an equivalent professional qualification); a minimum of 5 years experience in a senior role. For those whose 1st language is not English: IELTS: an overall minimum score of 6.5, or TOFEL: a minimum score of 101.