Business Management and Social Justice MRes

This course is in clearing with spaces available


Course options

Select year


  • MRes Business Management and Social Justice, home applicant, full time

    • Home Applicant
    • Full time
    • Pound 6020
  • MRes Business Management and Social Justice, home applicant, part time

    • Home Applicant
    • Part time
    • Pound 3010
  • MRes Business Management and Social Justice, international applicant, full time

    • International Applicant
    • Full time
    • Pound 16100


Course modules

NOTE: Modules are subject to change. For those studying part time courses the modules may vary.

Your future career

Your future career

The programme is designed to prepare students to undertake high-level research in their area of disciplinary specialism, and to tailor research to relevant research audiences including co-production with research users. Programme graduates will have compiled a portfolio of work that demonstrates their ability to tailor research to organisational needs and communicate research processes and outcomes effectively to a wide range of audiences.

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How we support your career ambitions

We offer dedicated careers support, further opportunities to thrive, such as volunteering and industry networking. our courses are created in collaboration with employers and industry to ensure they accurately reflect the real-life practices of your future career and provide you with the essential skills needed. You can focus on building interpersonal skills through group work and benefit from our investment in the latest cutting edge technologies and facilities.

Career Zone

Our dedicated and award-winning team provide you with careers and employability resources, including:

  • Online jobs board for internships, placements, graduate opportunities, flexible part-time work.
  • Mentoring programmes for insight with industry experts 
  • 1-2-1 career coaching services Careers workshops and employer events 
  • Learning pathways to gain new skills and industry insight

Mental Wealth programme

Our Professional Fitness and Mental Wealth programme which issues you with a Careers Passport to track the skills you’ve mastered. Some of these are externally validated by corporations like Amazon and Microsoft.

Our Mental Wealth programme

We are careers first

Our teaching methods and geographical location put us right up top

  • Enterprise and Entrepreneurship support 
  • We are ranked 6th for graduate start-ups 
  • Networking and visits to leading organisations 
  • Support in starting a new business, freelancing and self-employment 
  • London on our doorstep

What you'll learn

This programme will offer a high level and distinctive training experience for excellent researchers wishing to leverage their research talents to create impact and positive social change.

Participants will have access to

  • a world-class research training in creative arts and social justice
  • an interdisciplinary programme of additional enhancement, including master-classes with high-profile influencers from the broader research landscape, guest speakers reflecting on the political and cultural significance of creating an anti-racist research community, one-to-one career planning
  • an opportunity to contribute to an outreach programme building awareness of the potential real-world impact of research careers with undergraduate cohorts.

All students will undertake:

  • A cross-disciplinary course embedding research advocacy in research training, developing tools to navigate and challenge racist and exclusionary institutions;
  • A collective reading group to develop a broad-ranging understanding of the histories and impacts of racism and inequality;
  • Specialist research training relevant to their discipline; Independent research project addressing a real-world problem.

How you'll learn

You will be taught by a range of staff, all leading researchers in their fields. Guided independent study: when not attending timetabled classes, you will be expected to pursue your learning independently through self-directed study, including through guided reading, construction of research briefings, planning social media and mainstream media campaigns, review reports.

Academic support: Our academic support team is there to support you in every aspect of your course, from training in advanced academic writing to support with your well-being and assessments and support for additional needs.

Personal tutor: You will be assigned an academic adviser who will be your point of contact throughout the programme.

Workload: you will spend around 150 hours of timetabled learning and teaching activities. This will include lectures, workshops, seminars and individual and group tutorials. Contact hours may vary for each module. As a full-time research student, much of your timetable will be shaped by your own research project. You will be required to attend a four-hour core module session each week in terms one, two and three. In addition, you will have regular meetings and workshops with tutors and your research supervisor. Timetables for part-time students will reflect modules selected in each year.

How you will be assessed

100% coursework, including briefings, social media campaigns, research overviews, and original research projects. You will receive detailed feedback on coursework, including one-to-one meetings to discuss drafts and identify strengths and areas for improvement. We aim to provide feedback on coursework within 20 working days.

Campus and facilities

Docklands Campus, London, E16 2RD; USS campus - University Square Stratford