Human Resource Management (F93) at Open University - UCAS

Open University

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

Human Resource Management (F93) (Taught)

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Course summary

In this MSc you’ll learn about the role of the HR professional, the nature of professionalism and approaches to addressing ethical dilemmas, EDI (Equality, Diversity and Inclusion) and sustainable HR management. You’ll develop the people management skills that are essential for HR work such as selection and appraisal interviewing, delivering training, managing performance, organisational development and people analytics. You’ll also gain the skills and understanding needed to work at a strategic level in an organisation in relation to HR issues. This will include employee relations, learning and development, talent management, engagement with employees and stakeholders, and the ability to address change management issues. Key features of the course

  • Develop essential people management skills for working in HR
  • Gain the skills and understanding needed to create organisational HR strategies
  • Develop the core behaviours and knowledge to address business and change management issues in an uncertain world
  • Provides a route to professional membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).


You'll study the following:

  • The role of the human resource professional
  • Human resource management in context
  • Managing people effectively and responsibly through analytics
You'll choose between:
  • Employment relations and employee engagement
  • Workplace learning with coaching and mentoring
You'll complete your masters degree with the Dissertation module.

Entry requirements

You must hold a bachelors degree awarded by a recognised UK university, or equivalent. Please contact us if you hold a qualification that you believe is an equivalent level to a UK degree, to ensure that it meets the requirements for admission. You will need to be able to draw on experience of working in or with organisations. This experience can be drawn from a wide range of situations such as employment in public and private sector organisations and in self-employed or voluntary roles.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

As fees for individual modules can vary, the total cost you pay for your qualification depends on the modules you choose to study. For further information about fees, please refer to the course description on The Open University website.
Human Resource Management (F93) at Open University - UCAS