Taught course

Human Resource Management

Ulster University · Department of Management, Leadership and Marketing

Entry requirements

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


Course content

A highly relevant course, the MSc Human Resource Management produces HR professionals of the future. this course will develop your HR, L&D and business knowledge with immediate impact on your organisation. Topics include Resourcing and Talent Management, Organisation Design and Development, Employee Relations and Employment Law.

The Labour Relation Agency and Momentum Human Capital acknowledge high achieving students with Awards for providing people management and development business solutions. Both CIPD NI and CIPD National Awards for Outstanding Student of the Year were won by two of our students in 2018 and 2019.

Professional membership of CIPD is vital for employability in the HR profession. Get professional membership alongside your MSc HRM. CIPD is recognised in the UK, Ireland, Europe and Australia. Employers want people who can do the job and make a difference - get the academic and professional recognition you deserve!

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Ms Jeanette Harrison