Taught course

Strategic People Management (Professional Practice) MSc

Institution
University of Huddersfield · Huddersfield Business School
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally:

  • An Honours degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent qualification.

All applicants will be invited to interview as part of the application process.

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum of IELTS 7.0 overall with no element lower than 6.5 (a minimum of TOEFL 550 (Computer Based Toefl 213) score), or equivalent. Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our Where are you from information pages.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course is specifically aimed at International students, supporting those wishing to gain practical work based experiential learning. Together with studying your chosen course we are offering an additional 6-month placement opportunity, making the course 18 months in length. This allows students to put into practice the skills and techniques developed throughout the Master’s degree within a UK environment after completing the 12-month taught programme.

This course enhances your career development within the 'people profession' and has been approved by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), the UK’s HRM accrediting body, to prepare you for the Advanced level standards of the CIPD new profession map and to provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to pursue Chartered Membership of CIPD. Valued by employers, CIPD qualifications help you to develop the business understanding and technical knowledge that employers look for. It is relevant to HR practitioners in the public, private, not-for-profit sectors, and international HRM.

This course offers blend of practical personal development and critical analysis of emerging HR trends and issues that organisations face. There is a focus on strategic thinking and understanding business challenges to prepare you for your future career in people management and organisational engagement.

You will graduate with an enhanced personal professional profile and greater awareness of how HRM practices can add value to corporate strategy and enhance better work and working lives. In addition, you will be able to access the University of Huddersfield’s Capstone project, providing you with the opportunity to pursue a chosen topic of interest in learning and development to greater depth through research, consultancy or venture launch options.

On this course you will develop knowledge and practical skills across a broad range of topics leading to Associate Membership of the CIPD. After graduating, with relevant work experience you can apply to upgrade your membership to Chartered Member or Chartered Fellow.

Fees and funding

Please check our website for fee information

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Phone
+44 (0)1484 472956