MSc in Human Resource Management

UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School

Program Description

MSc in Human Resource Management

UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School

MSc in Human Resource Management

Who is the MSc in Human Resource Management for?

The CIPD accredited MSc in Human Resource Management is suitable for those interested in human resource management, trade union and management consultancy careers. A background in business or cognate areas such as social science, psychology, politics, law or history is an advantage.


What is the programme about?

The effective management of human resources is recognised as a key element in an organisation's strategic capability. The MSc in Human Resource Management provides a conceptual and practical insight into Human Resource Management and gives you a solid foundation in current theory and practice in personnel management, industrial relations and behavioural and human sciences.


Course Objectives

We will help you develop a comprehensive understanding of the strategic and operational roles of human resource management. During the programme, you will learn to analyse the social, economic and political factors that influence the way people are managed and understand the role of human resources within the national and international business environment.


What will I learn?

You will learn the theory of people management and industrial relations and develop strong research and problem-solving skills.

On completing the MSc in Human Resource Management graduates will be able to:

  • Interpret and critically assess the theoretical underpinnings of industrial relations and human resource management.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the inter-relationships between personnel management, industrial relations and behavioural and human sciences.
  • Apply theoretical knowledge to practice.
  • Understand contemporary developments in human resource management.


How will I benefit?

This prestigious CIPD accredited programme is highly regarded by employers and gives you a competitive advantage in the workplace that can have long-term implications for your career progression.


European Masters in Labour Studies - Dual Masters

The MSc in Human Resource Management programme is part of a network of European universities that offer a European Masters Degree in Labour Studies. If you take part in and complete this programme, you will be awarded two degrees: an MSc in Human Resource Management from UCD and a Master in European Labour Studies.

Admission

  • Applications for this Masters programme are now being accepted for the 2013/14 academic year. All applications are submitted online.
  • This programme is ideal for students with an undergraduate degree in Business/Commerce/Business Administration, Social Science, Psychology, Economics or Law.
  • The entry requirements for this programme are as follows:
  • A minimum second-class honours degree (or equivalent) in Business/Commerce/Business Administration, Social Science, Psychology, Economics, Law or a related area. or
  • An honours Graduate Diploma in Business Studies.or
  • A primary degree with a minimum of three years’ work experience in Human Resources


Please Note: Degree awards (levels, categories, classification) vary greatly across countries. International students are urged to contact the Admissions Office to get clarification on equivalent grades and the grades required for entry to this Masters programme. The UCD GPA system ranges from 4.2 downwards, unlike many other universities for which it is 4.0.

If English is not your first language an English language qualification is required for admission to all of our programmes. The exception to this rule is if you have completed your primary degree or an entire third level qualification through English, in an English speaking country.

Fees

Fees Full Time: €11,900 EU
€14,500 Non EU

Fees Part Time : €6,500 pa EU
€7,800 pa Non EU

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated January 28, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2019
Duration
Duration
12 - 24 months
Part time
Full time
Price
Price
11,900 EUR
- EU, €14,500 - Non-EU
Information
Deadline
Locations
Ireland - Dublin, County Dublin
Start date : Sept. 2019
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Dates
Sept. 2019
Ireland - Dublin, County Dublin
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