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Expand your expertise in recruiting and retaining talent. Develop your leadership and management skills. Progress your career in Human Resources.
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 leadership, talent management and managing organisational change. 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 a mixture of online and on-campus 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.
We are able to accommodate part-time study on this course, please get in touch to find out more about this.
Some modules have prerequisites. Read more about what this means in our Help and Advice article.
Our typical offer is:
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If you already hold a postgraduate qualification, please see our Applying for additional postgraduate degrees Help and Advice article.
If you don't meet our standard entry requirements, you can take one of the foundation pathways at our partners ONCAMPUS Sunderland. Find out more information and whether your course is eligible on our ONCAMPUS page.
If your qualification is not listed above, please contact the Student Administration team at email@example.com for further advice.
To apply for this course you will need a 2:2 honours degree, or equivalent.
If English is not your first language, please see our English language requirements.
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*European Union (EU), EEA (European Economic Area), and Swiss nationals who do not qualify for the EU Settlement Scheme are classed as international, however, for 23/24 admission you will receive a European student fee scholarship and will pay the home tuition fee rate for the duration of your studies. The discounted fee will be reflected in your offer letter. Learn more in our Help and Advice article.
Take a look at the YourFinances 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 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.
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