Taught course

Human Resource Management

Institution
Birkbeck, University of London · Organizational Psychology
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A second-class honours degree, or equivalent, in social sciences or a business-related discipline. Alternatively, suitable professional qualifications and at least five years' significant management experience.

Management development professionals and consultants without a first degree but with suitable professional qualifications and at least five years' significant management experience in a range of organisations may be considered.

Months of entry

October

Course content

This programme is designed for those who are current HR professionals or who seek a more meaningful career in Human Resource Management. Grounded in theory, research and practice, the programme will develop your critical thinking skills to improve HR management and processes in organisations. You will gain an overview of UK, international and comparative issues related to people management, and explore challenges involved in the design, implementation and evaluation of HRM strategy and practices. The programme is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and upon successful completion, you will be an Associate Member of the CIPD with the option to upgrade to Chartered Member or Chartered Fellow, provided you have relevant work experience. Those with a recognised undergraduate honours degree in a social sciences or business-related discipline or professionals with suitable qualifications and significant working experience will be eligible for the MSc Human Resource Management.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language or you have not previously studied in English, the requirement for this course is the equivalent of an International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic Test) score of 7.0, with not less than 6.5 in each of the sub-tests.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Student Advice Service
Email
studentadvice@bbk.ac.uk
Phone
+44(0) 20 3907 0700