Taught course

Human Resource Management

Institution
University of Essex · Essex Business School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A 2:2 degree in Human Resource Management, Marketing, Management, Business, a relevant Social Science or Humanities subject. Degree must contain at least two of the following modules in the final two years of study:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Management
  • Administration
  • Marketing
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Consumer Behaviour.

Months of entry

October

Course content

How does the well-being of an employee affect the overall performance of a business? What’s the relationship between personal development and productivity? How can human resource managers best support senior and line managers to help them to achieve their objectives?

No matter the type of organisation, people need to be recruited, managed and motivated in order to create an effective and successful workplace. Our full-time, one year MSc Human Resource Management gives you the knowledge, skills and understanding to become a successful leader and practitioner in this increasingly complex business world. You will learn to address practical human resource problems in a critical and independent way, while considering the ethical obligations of the human resource practitioner

You experience rigorous and practical training in core HR areas throughout the course. You also have an opportunity to choose from a range of elective modules which reflect the research interests of our strongly international faculty.

Topics you study include:

  • the changing strategic role of human resource management departments
  • the ethics of human resource management
  • employment relations
  • international human resource management

Our course has been designed to meet the needs both of newly qualified graduates and experienced professionals looking to enhance their career prospects. After studying our MSc Human Resource Management you’ll be prepared to take a role at the forefront of any human resource department and its parent organisation.

You study at Essex Business School (EBS), ranked in the top 25 in the UK for research quality (TGUG 2018), embedding research into degrees to provide a cutting-edge education suitable for today’s fast-paced world of work.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

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Course Enquiries
Email
pgadmit@essex.ac.uk