Not available in 2019/20
MG469      Half Unit
Extended Essay for Management

This information is for the 2019/20 session.


This course is compulsory on the Global MSc in Management (CEMS MiM) and Global MSc in Management (MBA Exchange). This course is not available as an outside option.


Students must have taken and passed MG4** Research Methods for Studies in Global Management (CP-1016)

Course content

Students will undertake an extended essay which should normally be based on previously studied courses. It will not involve any primary research.


10 hours and 30 minutes of lectures in the LT.

Formative coursework

No formative work is appropriate but students will meet regularly with advisers so will have an indication of how they are progressing.

Indicative reading

Wray, Alison and Mike Wallace (2006). Critical Reading and Writing for Postgraduates. London: Sage

Booth, Wayne C., Gregory G. Colmb and Joseph Williams (2008). The Craft of Research. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Ridley, Diana (2008).  The Literature Review: A Step-by-step guide for students. London: Sage.

Tharenou, Phyllis, Ross Donohue, and Brian Cooper (2007).  Management Research Methods. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Gill, John and Phil Johnson (2010) Research Methods for Managers (3rd edition). London: Sage

Easterby-Smith, Mark, Richard Thorpe, and Paul Jackson (2012). Management Research (4th edition). London: Sage.


Essay (100%, 6000 words).

Key facts

Department: Management

Total students 2018/19: Unavailable

Average class size 2018/19: Unavailable

Controlled access 2018/19: No

Value: Half Unit

Guidelines for interpreting course guide information

Personal development skills

  • Self-management
  • Problem solving
  • Communication
  • Application of numeracy skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Specialist skills