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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).
Our hybrid model combines face to face and online learning.
Our blended methods mirror many of the online systems and processes, such as Microsoft Teams, that you will use as an HR practitioner in your future career. This will enable you to develop relevant professional skills such as time management, self care and workload prioritisation with support from the academic team and the wider University services available to you.
Your experience will include an induction where you will be meet various staff, including our Head of School, Chair of the Postgraduate Programme Studies Board and your Programme Leader. During induction you will also be allocated a Personal Tutor and soon after you will have a scheduled 1:1 with them to discuss any questions you have about the year ahead.
Your programme includes weekly face to face module session time alongside students in your tutorial group, online module sessions to include activities in the virtual learning environment with your classmates, online tutorial and study skills sessions to help you succeed at postgraduate level, and online interactive sessions with guest lectures, practitioner talks and skills-based activities.
Many online activities will be captured for you to revisit. Our software will allow you to ask questions and contribute to debates even when working online. We will continue to review the position on social distancing and as the conditions develop will adapt our approach accordingly. Please remember you will be with us for a whole year and throughout the year we will be working to ensure that you receive a full range of experiences, appropriate to developing your knowledge and skills.
Please contact your Programme Leader if we can offer any further guidance before joining us:
Programme Leader: Helen Fraser email@example.com
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:
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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.
The annual fee for this course is:
Learn more about settled status, pre-settled status, special discounts, visa requirements and Common Travel Area (CTA) agreements for the Republic of Ireland applicants 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.
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