Taught course

Human Resource Management

Robert Gordon University · Aberdeen Business School

Entry requirements

Applicants normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent in any subject discipline. Applicants with a lower degree classification and / or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

Months of entry


Course content

Study our MSc Human Resource Management degree full time or online and gain relevant knowledge and skills to enable you to become an effective HR professional. The MSc Human Resource Management degree has been fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). This course is valuable for those who want to become a human resource practitioner, or needing to develop their professional qualifications in the field of HRM. We work closely with our Industrial Liaison Panel to ensure our course is up to date and relevant.

People, Performance and Productivity!

The benefits of our course are:

Our Partnerships with Industry

The excellent facilities at RGU

The strong emphasis we place on preparing our students for employment

The tools we provide our students with to ensure their professional development and growth

The career management facilities at RGU

Our supportive learning environment

CIPD Accreditation

Information for international students

Postgraduate courses normally require an IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in all 4 components. Some of our courses require a different level of English. Please check our course pages for specific details. Test reports are valid for a period of 2 years and can be used as proof of English for admission if valid on the start date of your course.

Fees and funding

UK students
£8,900 entire course
International students
£12,100 entire course

For more information, visit www.rgu.ac.uk/finance

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months
distance learning
36 months
full time
12 months


full time
8 months
part time
24 months
distance learning
24 months


full time
4 months
part time
12 months
distance learning
12 months

Further details of qualification

The course was redesigned for delivery from September 2011 and was re-accredited by CIPD in May 2011. This accreditation enables the course to provide a gateway to membership of the CIPD, which is highly valued and widely accepted as a requirement of practice by employers throughout the UK and abroad.

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)1224 262728