Taught course

Human Resource Management

Institution
Plymouth University · Faculty of Business
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

A second class honours degree from a UK university or equivalent overseas institution. An equivalent professional qualification wold also be considered. Work experience: where the applicant does not have a degree then a minimum 5 years work experience is required.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Equip yourself with the skills and capabilities required for a strategic role in HR on this full-time course. Through lectures informed by active research and opportunities to gain important work related competencies, you will develop the necessary skills for contemporary HR management, in a business and organisational context.

  • Tailor your time at university to meet your needs by balancing your study around your work and personal commitments. Lectures take place in the afternoons and evenings thereby minimising the impact on everyday work commitments.
  • Learn from staff research active academics with professional and industry experience.
  • Add value to your professional development by combining academic knowledge and rigour, and build important work-related skills and competencies.
  • Complement your professional qualification with a masters’ degree in Human Resource Management when you successfully complete the HR masters dissertation with a research methods module
  • Join a diverse student body – this course appeals to both recent graduates who wish to enter the HR profession as well as those working in HR who wish to gain professional chartered status and strengthen their employment prospects.

  • Deepen your knowledge by studying a range of modules such as the critical role a human resources professional plays within the work environment, how best to lead, manage and develop employees, appropriate HR policies and strategies, maximising the contribution, growth and wellbeing of employees, including an ethical sensibility towards the practice of HRM.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 575/232 required.

Fees and funding

As part of a new government funded masters loan scheme, masters students who are under the age of 60 can now access a loan of up to £10,000 as a contribution towards the cost of their study.

The loans will be available for both taught and research masters programmes across all disciplines and subject areas (excluding PGCE, PgCert, PgDip, MClinRes or ResM).

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
admissions@plymouth.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1752 585858
Fax
+44 (0)1752 585501