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Entry requirements

A minimum 2:2 honours degree or equivalent professional qualification or experience.

For those without a degree who have equivalent professional qualifications or experience, please contact our Admissions tutor in the first instance - Dr John Mendy jmendy@lincoln.ac.uk.

Months of entry

September, October

Course content

Through critical analysis, self-reflection, and applying problem-solving techniques, the MSc Human Resource Management (HRM) degree provides students with the opportunity to learn how to develop and implement creative and strategic HRM solutions that drive organisational performance.

Professional accreditation, industry links, and a business focus make this programme ideal for candidates who are currently involved in human resources or are interested in pursuing a career in this area.

With distinct academic and practitioner perspectives, students have the chance to discover new ways of managing people in the modern workplace, taking into consideration people development, employee relations, and understanding the broader business concerns of senior management. Students will also be challenged to think critically upon matters of organisational management.

This programme provides students with the opportunity to gain a professionally recognised qualification that will assist in meeting the increasing requirement of HRM practitioners to hold a Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) qualification. It also provides the necessary supporting evidence of professional knowledge to apply for upgrading CIPD Chartered Membership, subject to relevant work experience.

Students on this programme can benefit from working alongside an experienced team of staff consisting of academically and professionally qualified lecturers with relevant industrial experience and wide-ranging research interests.

Lincoln International Business School has strong links with the Lincolnshire Branch of CIPD. Several students past and present are committee members and there a range of events and networks to get involved with so students can continue their professional development

The School also hosts a series of visiting speakers each year, enabling students to hear and learn from industry experts. Previous speakers have included representatives from organisations such as Deloitte, Santander, HSBC, Innocent, The Institute of Internal Auditors, and Sir David Tweedie (ex-Chairman of the IASB).

Information for international students

If you have studied outside of the UK, and are unsure whether your qualification meets the above requirements, please visit our country pages https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/studywithus/internationalstudents/entryrequirementsandyourcountry/ for information on equivalent qualifications.

Overseas students will be required to demonstrate English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in each element. For information regarding other English language qualifications we accept, please visit the English Requirements page https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/studywithus/internationalstudents/englishlanguagerequirementsandsupport/englishlanguagerequirements/.

If you do not meet the above IELTS requirements, you may be able to take part in one of our Pre-session English and Academic Study Skills courses. https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/studywithus/internationalstudents/englishlanguagerequirementsandsupport/pre-sessionalenglishandacademicstudyskills/ . These specialist courses are designed to help students meet the English language requirements for their intended programme of study.

Fees and funding

For eligible students, there are more ways than ever before to fund your postgraduate study, whether you want to do a taught or research course. For those wishing to undertake a Master's course, you can apply for a loan as a contribution towards the course and living costs. Loans are also available to those who wish to undertake doctoral study. The University offers a number of scholarships and funded studentships for those interested in postgraduate study. Learn how Master's and PhD loans, scholarships, and studentships can help you fund your studies on our Postgraduate Fees and Funding pages.

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

Name
Dr John Mendy
Email
pgenquiries@lincoln.ac.uk