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Course starts: 14 October 2019Apply now
This challenging Masters degree will demonstrate to future employers that you have the skills and knowledge to take on senior Human Resources management positions.
You will study a range of HR topics, such as talent management, managing organisational change, and employment law. When you successfully complete the course you will have fulfilled part of the requirements for professional membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD).
Teaching methods include lectures, case studies, workshops, and computer-based learning.
Your progress will be assessed through individual and group assignments, business reports, presentations, case study analysis, portfolios of work, time-constrained activities and the Masters Reflective Project.
Compared to an undergraduate course, you will find that this Masters course requires a higher level of independent reading and research.
Some modules have prerequisites. Read more about what this means in our Help and Advice article.
Our typical offer is
We also require three passes at GCSE grade C or above, which must include Mathematics and English Language, or an equivalent qualification, for example; a minimum of Level 2 Key Skills in Communication and Application of Number. If you have studied for a new GCSE for which you will be awarded a numerical grade then you will need to achieve a grade 4 or above.
If English is not your first language we will require an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with an overall score of 6.0 and at least 5.5 or higher in each component: reading, writing, listening and speaking. An alternative approved Secure English Language Test (SELT) can also be considered if the applicant's element scores are equivalent to those required for IELTS.
The annual fee for this course is:
If you are not sure whether you qualify as a UK, EU or international student, find out more in our Help and Advice article.
Take a look at the Your Finances section to find out about the scholarships and bursaries that may be available to you.
This information was correct at the time of publication.
This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). These accreditations demonstrate the quality of the degree.
If you achieve at least a 40% pass mark in all CIPD-related areas of this degree you will have fulfilled part of the requirements for professional membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD). As a member of the CIPD you will have access to additional HR research, conferences, training and development.
Our Business graduates have secured roles in organisations such as Facebook, Microsoft, Sage, HSBC, IBM, Enterprise, Nissan, Accenture, Procter & Gamble, Merck & Co, Barclays, Nissan, Marriott Hotels, Viacom 18, PricewaterCoopers and Adidas.
We invite business leaders into the University to share their experiences with students. Past speakers include Divine Chocolate’s Head of Sales and Marketing and Sunderland Football Club’s CEO. Learning from business professionals can be very useful if you’re not sure what career to pursue when you graduate. If you already have a plan for your career, these events are an excellent way to start building a network of business contacts
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