Taught course

Human Resource Management

Institution
Birkbeck, University of London · Organizational Psychology
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

At least a second-class honours degree (2:2), or equivalent, in social sciences or a business-related discipline.

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

Our MSc Human Resource Management is designed for those who are current HR professionals or who seek a more meaningful career in HR 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.

Highlights
  • Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).
  • This course is one of two Master's degrees offered by the Department of Organizational Psychology specialising in the discipline of human resources (find out which HR degree to take).
  • Programme- and module-specific materials will be made available to support your learning.

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.

If you don't meet the minimum IELTS requirement, we offer pre-sessional English courses and foundation programmes to help you improve your English language skills and get your place at Birkbeck.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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