Taught course

Human Resource Management

Institution
University of Gloucestershire · School of Business and Technology
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

To study the full-time MSc, you will need one or more of the following:

  1. To have a good undergraduate degree with an interest in the area;
  2. OR have practical work / organisational experience at degree level;
  3. OR have an appropriate pre-Masters programme and have practical work / organisational experience at degree level
  4. For non-native English speakers – IELT score of 6.5, written 6.0

To study the part-time PGDip you will need one or more of the following:

  1. Possess an undergraduate degree with an interest in the area;
  2. OR have a number of years HR experience and/or management experience;
  3. OR hold professional qualifications L3-5, ranging from the CIPD Certificate /Foundation Programmes such as the CPP & CTP, Intermediate L5 or Certificate in Management Studies (CMS)
  4. For non-native English speakers – IELT score of 6.5, written 6.0

Months of entry

September

Course content

Directly aligned to the CIPD’s knowledge requirements, the MSc and PGDip in Human Resource Management offers you the opportunity to build your network. You will be studying as part of a community of students with a rich mix of professional experiences which will enhance your awareness.

The programmes are designed to develop your strategic thinking skills as you deepen your understanding of how human resource management creates competitive advantage for organisations.

The MSc Human Resource Management is a full-time, fast track to CIPD membership. As a student, you will study alongside part-time students who are also practitioners; this creates a rich learning community, where professional experiences can be shared and discussed. The course places a strong emphasis on active learning and business application to complement theory.

You will have the opportunity to attend an employment tribunal or other HR related events; you will also be required to attend on-campus CIPD events to enhance your knowledge and expand your professional network.

The Postgraduate Diploma Human Resource Management follows a part-time curriculum designed to offer flexibility for those studying, while working. As a student, you will learn in a community of like-minded professionals; you will receive excellent learning support; and have access to the University’s extensive resources to develop your knowledge.

We use innovative approaches to classroom learning, including case studies and problem-based learning, alongside prestigious senior CIPD guest speakers. You’ll enhance your professional network through our close links with the CIPD.

Based in our new, purpose-built Business School at our Oxstalls Campus, Gloucester, our postgraduate students develop themselves professionally, build their connections and enhance their knowledge and skills on our range of flexible courses, many of which are accredited by industry bodies. Our lecturers are current and active business professionals, experts and researchers who apply real-world industry experience to their teaching.

Fees and funding

Learn more at our postgraduate fees, loans and finance page.

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

Course contact details

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Enquiries
Email
enquiries@glos.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 3330 141414