Students are usually expected to have a second class honours degree or equivalent, English (GCSE grade C or equivalent) and one year’s experience in an HR or HR-related role.
In exceptional circumstances, where an individual has substantial and significant experiential learning, a portfolio of written evidence demonstrating the meeting of graduate qualities (including subject-specific outcomes, as determined by the Course Committee), they may be considered for entry to the course. Evidence used to demonstrate graduate qualities may not be used for exemption against modules within the programme.
An interview may form part of the selection process.
Months of entry
The course fulfils the professional learning, training and development needs of those who are in the early part of their career in human resource management, training and development or employee relations.
It is also a means by which experienced HR or line managers can update their knowledge and understanding of best practice people management and anchor their experience within an applied theoretical context.
Graduates leave the course with a valuable academic qualification in the Master's in HRM and also a professional qualification from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).
Ulster University Business School has an excellent track record of teaching a current, professionally relevant and engaging curriculum from our full-time, subject expert, academic staff.
Information for international students
English language requirements for international applicants
The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes.
Ulster recognises a number of other English language tests and comparable IELTS equivalent scores.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Nick Read
- +44 (0) 28 9036 8880