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MScHuman Resource Management

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On successful completion of this course you will be well-placed to
pursue a career as a professional human resource practioner in areas
such as employee resourcing, training and develpment, employment
relations and reward management.

The course enables you to gain Graduate Membership of the Chartered
Instituate of Personnel and Development, which is increasingly
essential for career progression within this professional field.

During this course you will:

  • Experience a course accredited by the CIPD, but with all
    assessment taking placing within the University and no external
  • Mix with other postgraduate students in a unique environment
  • Benefit from a blended learning approach, combining up-to-date use
    of electronic media with traditional tuition and access to
    well-stocked library resources

Areas of study you may cover on this course include:

  • Managing and leading people
  • Managing for results
  • Business environment and performance
  • People resourcing
  • Employee reward
  • Learning and development
  • Employee relations
  • People managing and development
  • Research methods


Career opportunities


The MSc in HRM is designed for those who wish to develop within a
professional career in the human resource management field. The course
is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
(CIPD), professional membership of which is essential for career
progress within the profession in the UK or a UK related context.

Students are required to be already employed in a human resource role
and will be expected to register with CIPD (or transfer registration)
as studying affiliates and make effective use of the resources it
offers, including opportunities for networking through the local
(Milton Keynes and Beds) branch and (Beds) group. Normally, at least
one group meeting is held at Putteridge Bury during the year. Students
gain Graduateship of CIPD on completion of the MSc including
submission of acceptable record of and plan for continuing
professional development. Many students will, by then, have a minimum
of three years relevant professional experience and may immediately
apply for upgrading from Graduateship to full Chartered Membership.



On completing this course students are likely to progress into one or
more of the following areas:

  • Professional business partner role in the human resource
    management field
  • Professional roles in a specialist field within human resource
    management: employee resourcing, employee reward, employee relations,
    employee development
  • Management positions within the human resource management and
    development function
  • Consultancy positions concerned with the management and
    development of employees
  • Professional roles within organisations concerned with public
    policy matters relating to employment affairs

Further study:

On completing this course students are likely to progress onto:

  • MBA or similar taught Masters in the general area of business
  • Higher degree by research
  • Professional doctorate (e.g. DBA)
Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
Application period has ended

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
Application period has ended

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States