Normally a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in any discipline. We welcome applications from a diverse range of backgrounds so we may also consider previous work experience alongside and/or in lieu of academic qualifications.
Prior experiential learning in business, management or marketing in lieu of academic qualifications will be considered on an individual basis under the University's RPL Policy http://go.qub.ac.uk/RPLpol. A formal interview, the submission of written work, exam or GMAT test may form a part of this proceedure.
Months of entry
You want to become an expert in the field of Human Resource Management, and gain professional accreditation from the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD).You want to advance your career in the HR-related field and have potential to gain employment in a range of roles such as HR analyst, HR advisor, HR generalist, HR manager, recruitment manager, career advisor as well as positions in consultancy, trade unions and academic and policy research across all sectors.You have an interest in the importance of people management for the achievement of organizational success and you want the opportunity to apply learning to the real-world context and develop practical skills for working in a HR environment.
This Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) accredited MSc Human Resource Management is taught by a mixture of world class researchers and experienced practitioners, and is designed to provide you with a high standard of knowledge and understanding of the current trends, opportunities and challenges facing HRM practitioners and researchers, as well as the skills to advance your career in a HR-related field. The programme’s mixture of disciplinary rigour, academic expertise and applied focus equips you for work in a wide range of positions across the human resource management field.
The programme delivers a suite of modules that explore and critically assess relevant and contemporary HRM- related theories, research and HRM practice (see course modules). You will also have the opportunity to undertake a dissertation that involves the investigation and analysis of a HRM-related issue and provides you with an opportunity for an applied and in-depth study of organizations and the management of work. You can be assured that our MSc HRM course is at the forefront of research-led, practical and theoretically informed education.
Information for international students
International students wishing to apply to Queen's University Belfast (and for whom English is not their first language), must be able to demonstrate their proficiency in English in order to benefit fully from their course of study or research. Non-EEA nationals must also satisfy UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) immigration requirements for English language for visa purposes. Evidence of an IELTS* score of 6.5, with not less than 5.5 in any component, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University is required. *Taken within the last 2 years.
For more information on English Language requirements for EEA and non-EEA nationals see: qub.ac.uk/EnglishLanguageReqs
Fees and funding
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Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Dr Denise Currie, Programme Directo
- +44 (0)28 9097 8186/7634