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Course summary

  • Only 5 MODULES to study (only 1 individual assessment per module)
  • Excellent face to face sessions in addition to comprehensive online activities
  • No examinations to worry about
  • Welcomes mature students with relevant work experience instead of qualifications
  • Friendly and supportive tutors
  • Start dates in September and January
  • Contemporary city centre building with a reputation for good teaching and resources
  • Available full time 12 months or part time one day a week for 2or 3 years
  • Very competitive fees for International and UK students
  • Mapped against the latest CIPD profession map
Whether you are starting a career in Human Resource Management or are already working in this sector our Master’s course will help you to achieve your career goals. It is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) which allows you to become a member of this professional body as well as giving you a relevant and up to date master’s degree from this well-established university. You may have work experience in a related people management role or graduated recently either way we encourage you to apply. This course will develop the knowledge; skills and behaviours appropriate to middle or senior management and advanced practitioners in the human resource profession. The course will assist you to make a strategic contribution to any organisation from a people management perspective, in addition it will enable you to advance your career, enabling you to successfully compete for higher level posts within the field of people management either nationally or internationally. It will improve your critical and academic understanding of complex managerial, human resource and organisational issues in addition to networking with likeminded colleagues on the programme. Wolverhampton Business School is a well-respected university that is committed to widening participation and innovative programmes, consistently scoring highly in student surveys for teaching and student support. We have a good reputation for welcoming international students on the full time course as well as our local students on the part time course. The course tutors are enthusiastic and passionate about their subject and are student centred in their approach, providing advice about your progression on the course. For anyone wishing to pursue or further their career within the occupational area of people management or human resources internationally and in the UK. A master’s degree along with a CIPD postgraduate qualification is obtained through this course enabling membership to the relevant professional body. Our part time and full time programme is a robust course that has been highly commended by the CIPD for many year

Entry requirements

An Undergraduate Honours Degree (2:2 or above) from a UK university or overseas equivalent, or a CIPD professional qualification at L3 or L5 and/or sufficient relevant experience considered to be equivalent to the above.. A HND/HNC in a related subject area plus two years relevant organisational experience. A Certificate in Personal Practice, a Certificate in Training Practice, a Certificate in Recruitment and Selection, or an equivalent CIPD certificated programme, plus two years’ relevant experience. Applications are also invited under the widening participation agenda from individuals who do not possess the above qualifications but who may have significant organisational experience. In such cases, students will need to demonstrate at least 8 years relevant organisational experience, with at least three years in an HR role, or five years in a relevant role, for example a supervisory or management role. Admission to the programme will be based on an evaluation of the applicant’s ability to contribute to, benefit from and achieve the award. A reference from a tutor who has supervised your undergraduate studies, or your employer; You may apply for accreditation of prior learning (APL) subject to the guidelines set out in the UWBS APL Handbook. APL includes accreditation of prior certificated learning and /or accreditation of prior experiential learning. Students holding the PgD Human Resource Management may be eligible to enter with advanced standing.

Fees and funding

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Strategic People Management and Human Resources at University of Wolverhampton - UCAS