MSc Business Management (Human Resource Management)

Postgraduate, Online learning

Business Management (Human Resource Management) MSc



Develop your business management skills with a focus on human resource management that you can study any time or place during term time

Overview

Our online MSc Business Management (HRM) will equip you with the practical skills and expertise to help further your career in human resources.

During the course you’ll learn about business and human resource management (HRM) theory, including developing skills needed to successfully manage and motivate staff, real issues faced by contemporary human resource managers, and international HRM.

This course is designed to deliver accessible, creative and flexible postgraduate business education and offer a choice in how, when and where you study.

Mode of Study:

Online learning

Duration:

2-3 years

Start date:

JanMay


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Course details

Sharing much of its content with the online MSc Business Management, this course offers you the opportunity to pursue a specialism in HRM, opening doors to increased career opportunities at postgraduate level.

The course puts HRM in an international context and will inform you about contemporary HRM and how to apply this to real life scenarios.

You’ll gain a sound theoretical grounding in business and management theory with a focus on HRM and stimulate an enquiring, analytical approach to widen the application of your business management skills to support a range of career routes in human resource management.

This course is ideally suited to individuals who intend to balance their personal commitments with their studies. It will build on your existing experience and knowledge and enhance it with contemporary business theory, giving you the expertise you need to take on senior roles.

What you study

  • Creating Business Excellence and Marketing
  • Business Economics and Finance in a Global Environment
  • Organisational Change and Management 
  • Leadership, Strategy and Innovation    
  • HRM in an International Context
  • Contemporary HRM  
  • Research Methods
  • Dissertation (40 credits)

For the award of MSc you must successfully pass all eight modules, giving a total of 180 credits. All modules are 20 credits, except where indicated.

  • calendar How you’ll be taught

    Delivered fully online, this course will take between 2-3 years to complete. You'll study eight modules in total, with a maximum of two modules at a time over each trimester. The online materials have been designed to support you to study at a place and pace which suits your needs.

    Our online learning environment uses materials created especially for the course by our module leaders. Your learning experience will be enriched through online discussions that supplement the written materials, as well as case study analyses from diverse sectors and articles from leading academics and practicing professionals.

    You’ll learn through a combination of self-directed independent online learning materials, online discussion topics and independent study.

  • note and pen Assessments

    Assessments for this course include:

    • Reports / case studies
    • Digital end of unit test
    • Dissertation
    • Project
    • Essays

    If there is any question regarding the authorship of any submitted assessments, we reserve the right to require students to undertake an online viva.

The Business School

We are a modern, global and dynamic business school home to students, staff and researchers inspired by the world around them to provide creative, sustainable solutions to economic challenges and the needs of society.

Disclaimer

Study modules mentioned above are indicative only. Some changes may occur between now and the time that you study.

Full information on this is available in our disclaimer.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

The entry requirement for this course is a Bachelor (Honours) Degree at 2:2 or above. We look for applicants to have a background in any discipline in order to be eligible for the programme.

We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient professional work experience within the industry.

English language requirements

If your first language isn't English, you'll normally need to undertake an approved English language test and our minimum English language requirements will apply.

This may not apply if you have completed all your school qualifications in English, or your undergraduate degree was taught and examined in English (within two years of starting your postgraduate course). Check our country pages to find out if this applies to you.

International students

We welcome applications from students studying a wide range of international qualifications.
Entry requirements by country

Please note that non-EU international students are unable to enrol onto the following courses:
  • BN Nursing/MN Nursing (Adult, Child, Mental Health or Learning Disability)
  • BM Midwifery/MM Midwifery

Admissions policies

We’re committed to admitting students who have the potential to succeed and benefit from our programmes of study. 

Our admissions policies will help you understand our admissions procedures, and how we use the information you provide us in your application to inform the decisions we make.

Undergraduate admissions policies
Postgraduate admissions policies

Fees & funding

The course fees you'll pay and the funding available to you will depend on a number of factors including your nationality, location, personal circumstances and the course you are studying. We also have a number of bursaries and scholarships available to our students.

Tuition fees
All Students 2018/19 2019/20
All students *£770 tba
Modules are purchased via our online store and paid for in full at time of enrollment.
This course comprises of 180 credits, therefore the total cost is currently £6,930.


Fees for modules are calculated according to the number of credits (multiples of 20). The rate shown in the table is for 20 credits*.

Frequently Asked Questions about Fees.

Information of Bursaries and Scholarships.

Careers

In recent years, students have come to our MSc courses with degrees from many different disciplines, and have gone on to build careers in a range of industries in the public, private and voluntary/not-for-profit sectors.