Taught course

Human Resource Management

University of Bath · School of Management

Entry requirements

2:1 or above (or international equivalent) undergraduate degree. Your degree can be in any discipline but must include an appropriate level of business, management, organisation or psychology content.

We may make an offer based on a lower grade if you can provide evidence of your suitability for the degree.

Months of entry


Course content

Specialise in HR and learn about managing people in organisations. You’ll gain knowledge of contemporary employment issues in a changing world of work.

Develop your managerial, leadership and interpersonal skills. You’ll graduate prepared for a range of careers in human resource management.

You will learn:

  • how to effectively manage human resources in a variety of organisational contexts
  • practical techniques for effective people management, supported by the latest theory
  • how to use HR-related data and people-focused strategies to attract and retain a healthy workforce
  • the significance and complexities of managing HR in a global context

Key benefits

  • Make the course your own. Our range of optional units will let you specialise or explore more general topics in management and HR.
  • Meet and engage with our network of industry leaders
  • Apply the theory to a business issue in our optional alternative to a traditional dissertation. You'll get practical experience working on a real problem.

Graduate career data

We’ve made changes to this course for 2023, including renaming it from ‘MSc in Human Resource Management and Consulting’. Career destination data for the course in its current form won’t be available until 2024.

71% of our 2022 Human Resource Management and Consulting graduates were working or had accepted a job offer within three months of completing their course. View more graduate career data.

Building for the future

Our new School of Management building opened in June 2022. The latest technology gives you a flexible and modern learning environment. The design focuses on working together, with an open layout to enable effective teamwork.

Our new building encourages engagement with other students and academics. A dedicated Employment Hub provides a space for you to meet and network with our industry partners.

Fees and funding

View available funding opportunities.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0) 1225 383757