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The minimum entry requirement for the MA is a 2:2 in any good honours degree or equivalent. No work experience is required.
The minimum entry requirement for the PG Dip is a CIPD-recognised Certificate in Personnel Practice (CPP), Certificate in Training Practice (CTP) or another CIPD Level 3 qualification with at least one year's work experience (for non-degree holders) at a suitable level in an HR/personnel function or related role. Subject to university APL rules module exemptions will be considered for anyone holding equivalent recognised postgraduate qualifications.
If you don't have a first degree you will not normally be permitted to enrol for the Human Resource Management (MA) in the first instance, but can progress to an MA by passing all elements of the Management of Human Resources PG Dip and paying an additional tuition fee.
Months of entry
This course will develop your knowledge and skills in core areas of human resource management (HRM) to help you start or further your career as a HR professional. The course will also enhance your expertise in professional activities related to employee resourcing, employee development, employment relations and employment law. You will gain experience in practical problem solving informed by leading edge theory and research.
- CIPD membership
Gain Associate Membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), the UK’s leading professional body for all HR practitioners
- Placement opportunity
Undertake a supervised Consultancy Placement in a real organisation
- Boost your employability
Achieve an academic qualification at Diploma or Masters level
- Need for Human Resource Management professionals
Start your career in a fast growing area of employment nationally and internationally
- Develop essential skills
Learn the essential aspects of managing people in organisations across the world
Information for international students
If English is not your first language, an IELTS score of 6.0 (including a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent is normally required. English language tuition is available both before and during the course if required.
Fees and funding
At DMU, we are committed to helping our graduates enhance their careers and personal development through further study.
Vice-Chancellor’s 2020 Scholarship
Up to 50 per cent of tuition fees offered to Home/EU DMU alumni for students who wish to continue their studies at DMU by enrolling on a Postgraduate taught course. For more information visit our Vice-Chancellor’s 2020 Scholarship page.
Find out about available scholarships and country specific fee discounts for international students.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time12 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Further details of qualification
Students aspiring to the award of MA must also complete a dissertation and research methods module based on an appropriate topic of their choice.
Course contact details
- Faculty of Business & Law
- 0116 250 6070