Eligibilty: Diploma in Business Management (Human Resource Management) (SCQF, Level 11)
This Masters programme is designed to enhance understanding and competence gained through professional qualifications and to develop ability to think strategically about management and organisational change.
Additionally, the programme is designed to broaden your specialist knowledge. The ‘Research Methods and Dissertation’ module covers an introduction to research, types of research methodology, formulating and planning a research project, data collection, and analysis and presentation of research findings.
You will undergo the “Dissertation and Research Methods*” module through this Top Up programme. Students are required submit their dissertation along with the research proposal. This proposal needs to be approved by the supervisor.
The Research Proposal
This outlines the research objectives and how to achieve them. Once the proposal has been submitted, feedback will be provided by the supervisor. He/she will then discuss what changes and refinements – if any – are required. Supervisors guide students through the minefield of research, and to act as a mentor and source of support.
The dissertation provides the opportunity to investigate and diagnose a factual human resource issue or problem, to collect and analyse relevant data, to derive supportable conclusions, and make recommendations for change and improvement. The dissertation can adopt either a theoretical or empirical perspective.