Taught course

Human Resource Management

University of Worcester · Worcester Business School

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Entry requirements

Either a first or second-class Honours Degree or equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

With an optional 6-month internship, accreditation from the prestigious Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and membership/additional qualifications from the Chartered Management Institute*, 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.
The CIPD is the professional body for HR and people development. Successful completion of this MSc is comparable to the CIPD Level 7 Advanced Diploma standards - this is the highest level of qualification offered by CIPD. Completion of the course also entitle graduates to Associate Membership of CIPD, which, with HR work experience at the required level, can be upgraded to Chartered Membership.
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.
*subject to payment of dual accreditation fee

Information for international students

The IELTS score for international applicants is 6.5 (with no less than 5.5 in each component).

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    full time
    10 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    full time
    6 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

01905 855111