Taught course

Human Resource Management

Institution
Nottingham Trent University · Nottingham Business School
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

You will need an undergraduate degree equivalent to a UK undergraduate honours degree (2.2 or above).

All applicants will be required to demonstrate a commitment to the subject they wish to study and should demonstrate how their chosen programme of study will benefit them in their future career.

One academic reference is required.

Applicants with non-standard entry requirements and / or relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our MSc Human Resource Management (HRM) course is ideal for students from any academic discipline who want to build a successful career in the HR area. This course is approved by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), equipping you with the in-depth knowledge and practical skills required in today’s competitive market.

During your studies, you will explore a full range of HRM approaches, techniques and methodologies. The modules will provide you with a solid grounding in HRM and its practice in contemporary organisations. You'll gain internationally-relevant skills that create career opportunities in consultancy, recruitment, training and other HR roles which facilitate global business. The emphasis is on applying knowledge, skills and techniques to analyse HRM practices and strategies.

This course also leads to Associate Membership of the CIPD, and is a prerequisite for you to eventually apply for Chartered Membership and Chartered Fellowship of the CIPD. Nottingham Business School will pay for your student membership for the duration of the course.

Why study this degree?

  • More and more employers around the world are recognising the value of CIPD qualifications. Stand out from the crowd with this degree placing you ahead of your peers.
  • Pick a specialist optional module which will develop your skills and knowledge in the academic area that particularly interests you.
  • You will complete a hands-on consultancy project; giving you a fantastic opportunity to use the theories and knowledge you've gained to produce a meaningful piece of work.
  • Typically, these routes are made up of students from over 25 different countries, which means you will have a truly international learning experience.
  • You will complete a comprehensive development programme, which includes a short residential team-building course, usually held in the Peak District.
  • NTU’s teaching and learning is gold-rated by the government’s Teaching Excellence Framework – that means you can count on outstanding teaching and learning, an education that’s truly focused on the workplace, and fantastic support in and outside of the classroom.

NBS is accredited by EQUIS and AACSB, which are internationally recognised hallmarks of excellence and quality for business education.

Information for international students

We accept qualifications from schools, colleges and universities all over the world for entry onto our postgraduate degrees. If you’re not sure how your international qualification matches our course requirements please visit our website to find out more.

Pre-Masters and foundation degrees

If you need to do a foundation or pre-Masters course to meet our course requirements please contact Nottingham Trent International College (NTIC). If you’re already studying in the UK at a school or college and would like to know if we can accept your qualification please visit our foundation and pre-Masters courses page of our website.

English language entry requirements

If English is not your first language you need to show us that your language skills are strong enough for intensive academic study. We usually ask for an IELTS test and we accept some alternative English language tests.

  • For 1-year Masters you'll need a 6.5 grade overall with minimum of 5.5 in each component.
  • For 2-year Masters you'll need a 6.5 grade overall with a minimum of 6.0 in speaking and listening, and 5.5 in reading and writing.


For a list of our language requirements please visit our website.

If you need to do a pre-sessional English language course to meet the English requirements, please visit the pre-sessional English course page of our website.

Fees and funding

Please view the course page for the latest course fees. Nottingham Trent University offer a number of competitive scholarships. Find out more about fees and funding.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Nottingham Business School
Email
applications@ntu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 115 848 4200