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Entry requirements

You normally qualify for entry to this course if you hold either: A Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management or recognised equivalent e.g. CIPD Advanced Diploma in HRM, or the CIPD PDS/ Graduateship qualification or an equivalent postgraduate diploma in HRM from a recognised University.

You'll also need to have at least two years' relevant HR experience and be in a role or business partnership that enables you to be able to undertake the research project.

If English is not your first language you require an IELTS overall score of 6.0 with no element below 5.5 for most standard undergraduate and postgraduate courses. There are some exceptions and if the IELTS requirement differs it will be specified on the course page.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The course will develop your managerial techniques, knowledge and skills and focuses on your personal development as a HR professional.

This flexible course is a part-time Masters level course for those who wish to enhance their effectiveness and profile in the workplace. It enables holders of the CIPD Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management to achieve an MA award.

This flexible course is a part-time Masters level course for those who wish to enhance their effectiveness and profile in the workplace. It enables holders of the CIPD Advanced Diploma in Human Resource Management to achieve an MA award.

This MA top-up programmes builds on the 120 Level 7 credits attained from the CIPD course and allows candidates to undertake another 60 Level 7 credits for the award of MA (HR).

The teaching hours are designed to have minimal impact on the working day and additional study is undertaken in your own time, so you can study while working, and won't need ask your employer to release you for significant amounts of time. You can, however, still benefit from regular contact with lecturers and your fellow students.

The MA Human Resource Management has two parts. Firstly, there is the Research Methods module. This is a stand-alone module but is also designed to act as the springboard for the next stage, the management report (also known as the dissertation). The course runs over three terms, one for the Research module, and two for the completion of the Management Report (dissertation). You will be allocated a dedicated supervisor for the Management Report, and will be expected to hold regular meetings with them; this can be in person, by phone or via Skype etc.

The MA in Human Resource Management is aimed exclusively for HR professionals who have already completed the CIPD diploma and want to use that to claim exemptions and to attain a full Masters qualification.

Information for international students

Canterbury Christ Church University welcomes applications from International Students. For more information please visit our website.

Fees and funding

For up to date fee and loan information please visit our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Business School
Email
business.school@canterbury.ac.uk
Phone
01227 782197