Taught course

Human Resource Management

ARU (Anglia Ruskin University) · Faculty of Business and Law

Entry requirements

A first degree of 2:2 or above in a relevant subject, or a degree of 2.2 or above in any subject plus relevant experience.

Months of entry


Course content

Enhance your managerial skills and career prospects with our MA in Human Resource Management (HRM), approved by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

Our course will suit you if you are in the early or middle stages of your HR career. Strengthening your existing experience and providing new knowledge to develop your specialism, its grounding theory, future-focus, international perspective and strategic approach aims to open up a world of opportunities for you. We’ve over 25 years of experience delivering CIPD qualifications and we aim to help you develop as a reflective practitioner and ‘thinking performer’.

You’ll have exposure to a range of cutting-edge HR concepts. Keeping our class sizes small promotes supportive networking relationships, helping you to learn in a natural way that resembles real working environments and suits the dynamic and intuitive nature of the course content. Working in a team and providing feedback as part of reflective discussion is especially effective for you, because communication, behavioural analysis, persuasion and negotiation abilities are all abilities possessed by outstanding HR managers.

Enjoy state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities, study areas, campus libraries with online databases containing professional journals, plus our virtual learning environment through which you can access study resources and help.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.5 ( Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.

Fees and funding

UK students
£10,000 (full-time per year)
International students
£15,000 (full-time per year)

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

ARU Applicant Enquiries Team