Taught course

Human Resource Management & Business

Aston University · Aston Business School

Entry requirements

This programme requires: a) A good UK honours degree (2.2 minimum), or equivalent for overseas students. As well as: a) Two professional references, at least one of which must be from an academic referee. b) An official academic transcript of your university grades to date. c) A completed application form, available on our website.

Months of entry


Course content

Programme Overview

The programme aims to develop your understanding of the theory and practice of people management in work organisations, addressing the skills required for effective analysis and policy formation. The course is distinctive in grounding the study of HRM within the broader study of management, with an emphasis on change management and strategy. Module outlines are available online.

Outline of Programme

Our excellently rated MSc programme is fully accredited by the largest internationally recognised HR professional body, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), providing you with the ideal qualification for developing your career in HR.

Information for international students

An official academic transcript, with an official English translation, of your university grades to date is required. International students whose native language is not English will also need to satisfy our English Language requirements. For full entry requirements please visit our website.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months
distance learning
24 months

Course contact details

Aston Business School Postgraduate Admissions Office
+44 (0)121 204 3200