Taught course

Human Resource Management

Bucks New University · Bucks New University

Entry requirements

For the MA programme, applicants must hold an honours degree (or equivalent) but alternatively a CIPD level 5 qualification and experience in HR would be appropriate. Applicants will normally be interviewed before acceptance onto any routes of this programme.

Months of entry


Course content

Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), this programme offers a balance between academic theory and practical application of knowledge and skills.

The main aim of this Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) accredited programme is to enable you to perform effectively as a human resource professional by developing the knowledge, skills and competence you require to be an astute and capable HR practitioner.

Through detailed study of business and human resource management (HRM), it offers a balance between the relevant academic concepts, theoretical frameworks and academic knowledge and practical knowledge and skills.

The programme is designed to provide an overall strategic perspective on human resource management and is structured to offer you the opportunity to select areas of specialism.

This programme provides the knowledge required for a professional level of CIPD membership.

Fees and funding

UK students
Part-time: Year One - £3,300; Year Two £4,000; Fullt-time £8,000

Qualification and course duration


full time
15 months
part time
27 months

Course contact details

Recruitment & Admissions
0330 123 2023
+44 (0)1494 605 023