Taught course

Human Resource Management

Institution
Lancaster University · Management School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A 2:1 UK Honours degree, or international equivalent, in Management, Business Studies, Social Sciences, History, Philosophy, English, Languages, Arts or other Humanities. Relevant work experience is beneficial but not essential.

Months of entry

October

Course content

This programme offers in-depth analyses of human resource management themes such as workforce planning, encompassing recruitment, retention and reward, and conflict management. It acknowledges the centrality of knowledge to organising, and the role of change in contemporary organisations. You will learn about the importance of the human resource in organising, and the conditions necessary for fostering the development of people and knowledge, and you will hone the capabilities and skills necessary to manage the human resource function effectively.

The programme will give you an excellent grounding in the knowledge and skills needed to embark on a career in HR, management and business, and provides an excellent preparation for a professional management career or to further study at PhD level.

The programme is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Upon successful completion students can gain Associate (Assoc CIPD) level of professional membership of the CIPD.

Information for international students

Details of entry requirements for international students can be found here: Grade Equivalencies

Proof of english language is required from non-native english speakers. We require IELTS with an overall score of 7.0, with no less than 6.0 in any element, or an approved equivalent.

If your score is below our requirements, we may consider you for one of our pre-sessional english language programmes.

Fees and funding

www.lancaster.ac.uk/pgfunding

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
LUMS ourse Enquiries
Email
lums@lancaster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1524 592938