MSc in Human Resource Management (full-time)

University of Strathclyde Business School

Program Description

MSc in Human Resource Management (full-time)

University of Strathclyde Business School

Why this course?

The MSc in Human Resource Management is a one-year, full-time programme. It's for those of you who aim to pursue a career in the field of human resource management.

Mixing theory and practice, this programme offers you the opportunity for in-depth study of organisations and the management of work. It allows you to work towards a professional level of membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)

The Department of Human Resource Management is a CIPD Approved Centre. The Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) stage of this programme is accredited as meeting the knowledge requirements for Professional Membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) at Associate, Chartered Member or Chartered Fellow.

You’ll study

You’ll undertake a curriculum based on the following compulsory and optional taught modules. If you meet the eligibility requirements on the Postgraduate Diploma then you’re allowed to proceed to the dissertation to complete the Master's stage.

Business Skills Development sessions take place over both semesters.

Management Research Report

During the second semester, you’ll produce a management research report based on analysing a human resources issue in an organisation.

You’ll require access to an organisation to carry out this research. You’re encouraged to use your own contacts to arrange this, although assistance will be given by the department.

Dissertation

MSc students also complete a dissertation on an approved topic over the period of June to August.

Accreditation

The Postgraduate Diploma stage of this programme is accredited as meeting the knowledge requirements for Professional Membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) at Associate, Chartered Member or Chartered Fellow.

Entry requirements

First or second-class Honours degree, or equivalent, in social science or business-related discipline.

For students whose first language is not English, achievement of an IELTS score of 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each criterion).

Prospective applicants must keep in mind that the above constitute minimum requirements and that meeting those requirements does not guarantee acceptance of the course.

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)

Students on this programme are also required to become Student Members of CIPD at the start of the programme. The admission fee and the membership fee is paid by you directly to CIPD. Membership fees are due annually in July. More information will be provided at the start of the programme but information about student membership can be found on the CIPD website.

Pre-Masters preparation course

The Pre-Masters Programme is a preparation course for international students (non-EU/UK) who do not meet the entry requirements for a Masters degree at University of Strathclyde. The Pre-Masters programme provides progression to a number of degree options.

To find out more about the courses and opportunities on offer visit isc.strath.ac.uk or call today on +44 (0) 1273 339333 and discuss your education future. You can also complete the online application form. To ask a question please fill in the enquiry form and talk to one of our multi-lingual Student Enrolment Advisers today.

Careers

Many are graduates are in work or further study in the area of HR.*

Job titles include:

  • Assessment Specialist
  • Credit Analyst
  • HR Assistant
  • HR Adviser
  • HR Analyst
  • HR Manager
  • Learning Development Consultant

Employers include:

  • Arcadia
  • Highland City Council
  • Police Scotland
  • STV
  • Welcome Break
  • Wise Group

*Based on the results of the national Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Survey 2014/15, 2013/14.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated January 23, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2019
Duration
Duration
12 months
Full time
Price
Price
18,000 GBP
International fee 2017/18
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Deadline
Locations
United Kingdom - Glasgow, Scotland
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Sept. 2019
United Kingdom - Glasgow, Scotland
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