MRes – Digital leadership and its impact on inclusivity and diversity

MRes – Digital leadership and its impact on inclusivity and diversity

A Master’s by Research (MRes) course allows you to embark upon a research degree by undertaking a research project at Master’s level which will be assessed via submission of a thesis and a viva voce. 

By undertaking this degree within Bournemouth University Business School your research project will be developed in collaboration with our academic university staff who will provide you with specialist knowledge and supervisory input, while accessing BU’s technical facilities and information resources.

Research topic

During the pandemic we have increasingly seen digital leadership becoming more prevalent but there is research yet to be done to understand what impact this has on inclusivity and diversity in the workplace. This research aims to:

  • Define digital leadership
  • Explore the impact of digital leadership on different forms of inclusivity and diversity in the workplace
  • Adopt a qualitative approach (interviews / focus groups) to explore how digital leadership can support / inhibit inclusion.


12-18 months full-time or 24-36 months part-time.

Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:1 or equivalent.

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 6.5 (Academic) with minimum 5.5 in each component or equivalent. For more information check out our international entry requirements.

For further information about the MRes course details, fees, funding and more, click here.

Application deadline: Sunday 31 October 2021.

This Master's by Research (MRes) sits within the Department of People & Organisation at Bournemouth University Business School.