Do you aspire to be a manager? Have you got great communication skills, are you organised and decisive? Can you be impartial and objective while still getting the best out of people? If you want to impress and climb the career ladder in business management, you’ll need the inside track on how to get ahead.
The MSc Management (Human Resource Management) programme at Swansea University is designed for students who are interested in the human element of business management, from classical human resource management to areas such as leadership and managing human elements of business in a dynamic global context.
You will also learn about management in an interconnected global community as well as core management concepts such as managing financial resources, operations management, human resource management and marketing management to give you a solid grounding in a range of dynamic business principles.
Accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), the only chartered professional body in the UK dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence, the course is open to students from any discipline who would like to work in business or management. Once you have graduated you will receive a CMI level 7 certificate.
We know it’s a competitive world out there. To help you get the best from your studies and get ahead of the competition, the programme also includes an academic skills module that covers issues such as research methods.
Why Management (Human Resource Management) at Swansea?
Open to applicants with no existing experience of business or management-related subjects.
All modules are taught by our world-class faculty who have industrial and academic knowledge.
Professional body accreditation (subject to module selection), which can help to accelerate your career.
Swansea University was voted Second in WhatUni? Student Choice Award 2019 - Postgraduate study.
Swansea is joint 1st in Wales for international ranked research (Research Excellence Framework 2014).
Swansea is 1st in Wales for world-leading impact - 60% at 4-star level (REF 2014).
Based in the £22 million School of Management building on the new Bay campus.
Your Management (Human Resource Management) Experience
From the moment you arrive at the School of Management, we will work with you to help build your skills and experience to enhance your career prospects.
You will have unlimited one to one bespoke careers advice from our dedicated careers team. You can go on a work placement or internship through the Swansea Paid Internship Network (SPIN) or the Week of Work initiative.
We have strong links with a range of high-profile organisations including Dell and Ernst and Young.
All our students benefit from co-location with the industry at the innovative Bay Campus, working alongside companies such as Fujitsu, in facilities that boast dedicated teaching space and study areas, and extensive IT facilities equipped with the latest hardware and specialist software.
Swansea University was named University of the Year in the 2019 Whatuni Student Choice Awards for the second time in five years. As well as being crowned University of the Year, Swansea University took the top spot in the International category and placed top three in the Postgraduate, and Course and Lecturers categories. The Whatuni Student Choice Awards are voted for entirely by students, with more than 41,000 reviews and comments submitted from more than 160 UK institutions.
In the prestigious Guardian University Guide 2021, we are placed 24th in the UK and have won the Welsh University of the Year title for the second time in three years, cementing our position as Wales’ leading higher education institution.
We place our students at the heart of everything. As a result, we achieved a gold rating, the highest rating possible, in the national Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) and are ranked 6th in the UK for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey for 2020.
Our stunning waterfront campuses make us a desirable location for students and staff from around the world, and our multicultural community provides a global perspective, enabling those who join us to develop skills and knowledge that set them on successful and enriching careers.