In an ever-changing business environment, organisations are looking for HR professionals to be both experts in their field and facilitators of change, enabling staff to adapt and develop within this landscape. The sector in the UK and abroad is buoyant and incredibly dynamic, increasing strategic, ethical and policy support across businesses and institutions of all sizes.
Why Study MA People Management
This MA is designed to develop recent graduates, enhance the expertise of HR professionals, and provide current managers with specialist HR knowledge. The course has a balance of academic rigour and practice-based application, taught by academics with research expertise in employment relations, employment law, learning and development, and practitioner experience in reward and performance management, and coaching and mentoring. You will tackle current topics and concepts in the field, while the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development standards are integrated into the learning to ensure knowledge is relevant and links to practice. There are also a number of practice activities including optional placements and a weeklong residential.
- The course is taught by academics that have expertise in a wide range of people management issues and have also been practitioners with organisations such as Tesco Plc, BP, the John Lewis Partnership, Haringey Council, London Borough of Barnet.
The course meets standards of Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), the world’s largest HR professional body Opportunity to incorporate a 6-month placement through which to further explore learning in an industry based setting Week-long residential incorporating workshops and talks from industry professionals.