Taught course

Human Resource Management

University of Worcester · Worcester Business School

Entry requirements

Second class Honours degree in any subject, or international students holding a qualification recognised as graduate equivalent, or students may be exceptionally admitted without a first degree via APEL/APL.

Months of entry


Course content

The inspirational Worcester MSc Human Resource Management prepares you to become a successful business leader with the skills to manage an organisation’s most important resource – its people.

With an optional 6-month internship, introductory bursary, and access to our Future Leaders' Programme, this one-year full-time, specialist programme is designed to inspire you to lead and develop others, through effective management of resourcing, talent and change. This is a highly contemporary course, which brings you right up to date with latest emerging contexts, such as global shifts in economic power, climate change, employer branding, changing work patterns, and how to build an inclusive organisation that is rooted in both global diversity, best practices and intercultural competence.

Your time at university is an important investment in your future career potential and ability to compete for the most desirable graduate jobs. The employment prospects for Worcester graduates are excellent - 93% of our students are in work or further study within six months of graduation and we will work with you throughout your studies to prepare you for your future career.

Alongside your academic development, you will be able to develop your key transferable skills, including:

• Project management and problem solving skills
• Planning, analysis, organisation and implementation skills
• Teamwork, leadership and personal efficiency
• Communication skills
• Practical experience of relevant commercial software
• Development of innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship

Information for international students

If English is not your first language, you will be expected to have reached a sufficient standard on admission to the course (e.g. IELTS 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in each element).

Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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Employer or self funded

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


full time
10 months


full time
6 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations20
Written coursework / continuous assessment60
Dissertation20 (10000 words)

Course contact details

Dr Laila Kasem
01905 542694