Management Research and Practice Skills (965N1)

15 credits, Level 7 (Masters)

Autumn teaching

Learn how to plan and carry out a research project within the timeframe of the Project Management MSc.

You are taught how to:

  • identify/select a project or topic for research
  • think, design, develop and implement a research project
  • use methods for identifying relevant project management/management frameworks for a project or related management topic.


50%: Lecture
50%: Seminar


30%: Coursework (Group presentation)
70%: Written assessment (Report)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 44 hours of contact time and about 106 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2024/25. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to feedback, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let you know of any material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.