Acknowledging the strategic role of HRM within organisations, the programme focuses on how the HR function can develop high quality leaders and practitioners who make a positive and enduring difference to the wellbeing of individuals, organisations and society.
It emphasises HRM as an integral part of corporate strategy and demonstrates its links with other managerial activities.
You’ll have access to specialist knowledge in core areas of HRM and business, grounded in the latest research. You’ll learn from, reflect upon and apply this knowledge and understanding to your own professional practice in order to increase your credibility and add value to your organisation.
You’ll acquire the skills and expertise to confront complex issues in HRM, make informed judgements in the absence of complete data and communicate effectively with peers and senior managers.
You’ll develop skills of self-direction and originality in tackling and solving problems and act autonomously in planning and implementing tasks in the professional management of yourself and the people you work with.
The relevance of our online MSc HRM programme content, focus to HR professionals, and the high level of academic rigour, is demonstrated in our successful alignment with The Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates. SHRM is an international HR membership organisation devoted to human resource management. Students can also elect to join the Society as student members for a nominal fee in order to enjoy access to the many resources and benefits offered through membership. The HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates were developed by SHRM to define the minimum HR content areas that should be studied by HR students at graduate levels. The guidelines - created in 2006 and revalidated in 2010, 2013 and 2017 - are part of SHRM’s Academic Initiative to define HR education standards taught in university business schools. Due to the global cohort we have studying our programme, we have opted for this alignment therefore the online iteration of the programme is NOT accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.
- People and Organisational Development
- Labour Relations
- The Organisational Context of Human Resources
- Learning and Development
- Employee Resourcing
- Human Resource Management in an International Context
- Research Methods
- Dissertation (40 credits)
For the award of MSc Human Resource Management you must successfully pass all eight modules, giving a total of 180 credits. All modules are 20 credits, except where indicated.
You can pay for this programme flexibly on a module-by-module basis. This means that you don't have to pay the full programme cost upfront.