MA Human Resource Management
If you are thinking of a career in Human Resource Management this course is perfectly suited to you, and will give you the skills highly valued by employers in the public and private sectors. Recent graduates have gone on to work with blue-chip multinationals such as Canon, Rolls-Royce and British Aerospace. This course is also an excellent foundation for further postgraduate research and study.
Choose to study full-time (one year), or part-time (two or three years). You will study three core modules and have the opportunity to select further modules from a range of options including Industrial Relations, Gender and Equality at Work in Comparative Perspective, and Training and Development.
Our programme is designed for those seeking a career in Human Resource Management.
Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) meaning you don’t have to take further exams once you have graduated and you can hold Associate or Chartered membership. To do this you will need to complete CIPD electives, for which the CIPD charge a fee.
Achieving the underpinning knowledge for CIPD membership at the same time as studying for your MA is extremely valuable. If your intended career path is as an HR professional, the practical skills obtained from CIPD membership will enhance your employability. The CIPD is an internationally recognised professional body with over 135,000 members. It provides support and development for HR professionals within organisations. Membership of the CIPD is often sought by employers in HRM related professional fields. Find out more about the work of the CIPD nationally and internationally. Our Masters programme is valued by employers in the public and private sectors and recent graduates have gone on to work with blue-chip multinationals such as Cannon, Rolls-Royce and British Aerospace.
This programme is also an excellent foundation for further postgraduate research and study.
Join us and you’ll also get support from our Postgraduate Career Management Centre, helping you develop key skills including networking and negotiating, and putting you in touch with potential employers.
For further details please see the Taught Masters Programmes brochure.
- A good quality Bachelors degree usually in the social sciences or equivalent qualification and relevant experience. Applications with a good quality degree from a non social science background will also be considered.
- If you are not from the UK please visit equivalent qualifications to find out about entry requirements from non-UK countries.
English Language Requirements
If English is not your first language you need to attain one of the following:
- TOEFL iBT: At least 92 overall with a minimum of 20 in Listening, 22 in Reading, 23 in Speaking and 22 in Writing.
- IELTS test you need to achieve a score of 6 or more in each section and an overall score of 6.5.
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|UK/EU:||£8,000 (£4,000 per year if studying over 24 months)|
There are several scholarships which Human Resource Management students are eligible for.