Taught course

Human Resource Management

Institution
University of Hertfordshire · Hertfordshire Business School
Qualifications
Masters

Entry requirements

Applicants require either an honours degree with classification 2.2 or better in any subject from a UK university or the equivalent from a recognised university overseas; or, evidence of two or more years relevant work experience in human resource management, industrial relations, managing people, equal opportunities work, or as a trade union official or representative and two or more appropriate references.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

With a focus on areas such as HR strategy, leadership, training and development, recruitment, performance and reward management, employment relations and employee engagement, the MA in Human Resource Management will enable anyone looking to begin or develop their career in HR, to delve deep into the field and enhance their career progression. As well as receiving an academic qualification you can also gain professional membership to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

Focusing on contemporary, critical and applied themes in the subject area, the course gives you the opportunity to develop the knowledge and understanding necessary for the appropriate analytical, technical and behavioural responses to these issues. The flexible part-time delivery option is a key benefit of this programme, making it ideal for fitting around your busy work/life schedule.

Professional Accreditations

Hertfordshire Business School is a Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) approved centre.

Successfully complete the MA or PG Diploma and you’ll receive the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development’s (CIPD’s) Advanced Level 7 Diploma, and become an Associate member, meaning you can use the designatory letters Assoc CIPD after your name.

Information for international students

All students from non-majority English speaking countries require proof of English language proficiency. The following qualifications and grades will be considered:
- IELTS 6.5 (with no less than 5.5 in any band)

Fees and funding

UK students
£8925
International students
£13500

Tuition fees are charged annually. The fees quoted above are for the specified year(s) only. Fees may be higher in future years, for both new and continuing students. Please see the University’s Fees and Finance Policy (and in particular the section headed “When tuition fees change”), for further information about when and by how much the University may increase its fees for future years.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Masters
    part time
    24-30 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Dr Gary Pheiffer
Email
g.pheiffer@herts.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1707 284800