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Master of Human Resource Management
Master of Human Resource Management

Master of Human Resource Management

  • ID:UH440218
  • Level:Master's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • An honours degree with classification 2.2 or better in any subject from a UK university or the equivalent from a recognised university overseas.


  • Evidence of two or more years relevant work experience in human resource management, industrial relations, managing people, equal opportunities work, or as a trade union official or representative and two or more appropriate references. Or other appropriate experience as determined by the Programme Tutor and two or more appropriate references.

English requirements

  • GCSE English Language at grade C or above.
  • IGCSE English at grade C or above.
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.5 (with no less than 5.5 in any band).
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) 58 (with no less than 42 in any band).
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) 79 with band scores of reading 18, writing 17, listening 17, speaking 20.

Course Information

With a focus on areas such as HR strategy, leadership, training and development, recruitment, performance and reward management, employment relations and employee engagement, the MA in Human Resource Management will enable anyone looking to begin or develop their career in HR, to delve deep into the field and enhance their career progression. As well as receiving an academic qualification you can also gain professional membership to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). 

Focusing on contemporary, critical and applied themes in the subject area, the course gives you the opportunity to develop the knowledge and understanding necessary for the appropriate analytical, technical and behavioural responses to these issues. The flexible part-time delivery option is a key benefit of this programme, making it ideal for fitting around your busy work/life schedule.

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Module, Credits, Compulsory/optional

  • PG HRM Dissertation/Management Research Project (CIPD), 45 Credits, Compulsory
  • Working Lives in a Changing Environment, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Strategic People Management and Development, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Business Research in People Practice, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Personal Effectiveness and Leadership, 15 Credits, Compulsory
  • Employment Law, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Contemporary Employment relations, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Sustainable Organisational Change and Development, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Strategic Reward, 15 Credits, Optional
  • People Resourcing, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Strategic Learning and Development, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Ethics In Business: A Global Perspective, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Global HRM, 15 Credits, Optional
  • People Management Across Cultures, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Effective Work Psychology, 15 Credits, Optional
  • Contemporary Issues in Work Psychology, 15 Credits,
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • The programme will appeal particularly to those interested in a career in human resource management, industrial/employment relations and also to those responsible more generally for managing people in organisations.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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