Human Resource Management

Loughborough University School of Business and Economics

Program Description
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AACSB Accredited

Human Resource Management

Loughborough University School of Business and Economics

This programme is especially suitable for students wishing to develop a career in HRM or allied fields of management.

On completion of the programme, it is anticipated that students will meet the knowledge requirements for chartered membership of the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (CIPD).

Taught by academics with both a strong track record in HRM related research and practical experience as HR managers, the programme focuses on developing critical thinking and analytical skills alongside of the more practical skills required for a career in people management.

Learning, teaching and assessment

Teaching on the HRM programme is provided by our world-renowned specialist staff using a number of methods including lectures, practical workshops, seminars, group work, individual tutorials and feedback sessions. Modules are assessed by a range of methods including both exams and coursework assessments that are designed to develop strong practical and academic skills.

Semester 1

Compulsory modules

  • HRM: Theory and Practice
  • Developing Skills for Business Leadership

Optional modules (choose two)

  • Employment Relations: Theory and Practice OR Wellbeing and Work
  • Leadership and Performance Management
  • Employee Engagement, Motivation and Voice
  • Work Design, Organisational Change and Development

Semester 2

Compulsory modules

  • Strategic HRM
  • Research Methods for HRM

Optional modules (choose two)

  • Employment Law OR Psychological Development in Organisations
  • Learning Development and Knowledge Management
  • Career Development


  • HRM Dissertation

Entry criteria

Minimum upper second class honours degree (2:1) in either business, management or a cognate social science (sociology, psychology, economics), or a degree in another subject with a substantial business or social science component, from a UK university or equivalent overseas qualification recognised by Loughborough University.

Applications from those with a lower second class degree or from a different disciplinary background may be considered if the applicant has relevant work experience.

English language requirement for international students

IELTS: overall 6.5 with minimum 6.0 in each component

The School will accept lower IELTS scores if you undertake the University's pre-sessional English course.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated October 10, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Oct. 2016
1 year
Full time
9,000 GBP
Start date Oct. 2016
United Kingdom Loughborough, England
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 1 year
Price 9,000 GBP
UK/EU; 17,000 GBP international