Human Resources Management at Bristol, University of the West of England - UCAS

Course summary

Bristol Business School has one of the largest and most diverse teams of HRM subject experts of any British university. Many of our MSc Human Resource Management tutors are active in HR-related research and have worked in the industry across a diverse range of sectors globally, and most tutors are CIPD members. The course offers a comprehensive range of modules that cover the breadth and depth of global human resource management, from strategic HRM to specific issues such as international HRM, employment law, and people analytics. Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), our master’s provides a route into the people profession in a wide range of industry sectors. This HRM master’s is designed to target the needs of practitioners, with education that is intellectually stretching, practically relevant and up-to-the-minute. Plus, you can choose from a group research project, a 6-week research based placement with an organisation or a traditional dissertation. Our intensive course prepares you to immediately contribute to an entry level people profession role, or (if you're already employed within the field) to take your career to a more senior level, either locally or globally.


Compulsory modules: managing people in organisations; human resource management in a strategic context; human resource management; Applied Human Resource Management and Business Skills. Elective modules: resourcing and talent management; performance management; managing reward; employment law; employee relations; management and career development; international standards and employment law; international resourcing and talent management; equality and diversity from a comparative perspective; international employment relations.

Assessment method

We use a range of different forms of assessment throughout the course, including written assignments, tests, exams, a reflective log, presentations, and group exercises. Assessment of skills and competence also forms part of the overall assessment strategy.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Personnel and Development, Chartered Institute of

Entry requirements

You will need: An Honours degree of 2:2 or above in any subject and to be able to demonstrate an interest in human resource management. Applicants whose 1st language is not English are required to meet the UK Border Agency and universities minimum English language requirements, such as the International English Language Test (IELTS) 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in all components.

Fees and funding

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Human Resources Management at Bristol, University of the West of England - UCAS