Taught course

Human Resource Management (CIPD)

Arden University · Arden University

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Entry requirements

To be eligible for Arden's MA HRM programme, you must normally have:

  • A UK Honours Degree at a minimum of second class (2.2) or equivalent

For students whose prior learning was not taught in English, you must have IELTS 6.5 or equivalent (no less than 6.0 in any element).

If you don't have academic qualifications

We are more than happy to consider, and positively encourage, an application from you at Arden University if you have substantial suitable work experience (typically 5 years senior level experience) and can show us that you have the motivation to study the programme. We’ll ask you for a personal statement that demonstrates your ability to study the course. We may also want references and evidence of relevant experiences.

Months of entry

January, April, July, October

Course content

The Arden University MA Human Resource Management programme (CIPD), will prepare you for strategic senior HR roles both within the UK and internationally. This 100% online Distance Learning course, will help you develop an awareness of HRM disciplines in working practice, within a dynamic business context.

The MA Human Resource Management Master's Degree is approved by the prestigious Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), the professional body for HR and people development. Using critical analysis, self-reflection and effective communication you will learn how to develop and implement strategic solutions and drive HR improvements to your workplace immediately.

Upon completion, the MA HRM will provide you with an Advanced Level 7 CIPD qualification and Associate Member status. You will also have the opportunity to progress to ‘Chartered’ status by maintaining your Continuous Professional Development.

Available with Part-time and Full-time study options.

Fees and funding

UK students

Learn more via the course page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    18-60 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Admissions Team