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Postgraduate Research Handbook

Master of Research (MRes)

The MRes Programme Handbook is now available here.  This handbook will also inform you of which course units are relevant to your division to take.

Induction Slides available here.

Course Unit Outlines 2017-18 - from the suite of PGR Research Training Programme units

Research Process

Advanced Survey Design 

Critical Thinking for Scientific Research

Case Study Research

Mixed Methods

Comparative Case Study Analysis

Longitudinal Data Analysis


Multilevel Modelling in MPlus

Introduction to Qualitative Data Analysis with NVivo

Structural Equation Modelling

Science, Technology & Innovation Studies

For any queries regarding any of the above course units, please contact Sandra Bundy-Palmer in the Doctoral Programme Office at 


For the PGT 2017-18 course unit outlines, copy and paste this web address:

To view the timetable of the below courses, please copy and paste the web address below to view the PGT department's online handbook -

Cross Sectional Econometrics

Marketing and Communication Professional Analytics

Global Operations Management: Theories and Concepts

Applied Statistics and Business Forecasting

Mathematical Programming and Optimisation

Research Methods and Practice

Research Methods Part 1

Research Methods Part 2

Research Methods for Organisations

Research Methods and Data Analysis


To register directly onto any of the above course PGT course units, you will need to contact the Course Unit Administrator within the PGT Department of the Alliance Manchester Business School -Tel: 0161 820 8344.  Please quote to them the course title and course code

When selecting your courses

A&F - MRes Course Selection Form

PMO - MRes Course Selection Form