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Course summary

Upon graduation, you'll be in a position to effectively make decisions and advise on a wide range of influences on business and HR strategies. You’ll develop the ability to supply accurate and timely advice about UK legislation, helping shape improvements to organisational and individual performance. There's an opportunity to study and be able to implement HRM policies and practices that take into account influences from different stakeholders and institutional forces relevant to the dealing with people’s contributions and rewards within organisations. This programme is designed for people who, on the basis of their first degree and/or work experience in people management, wish to acquire further study of more contemporary and in depth HRM knowledge. The skills and competencies you’ll pick up throughout your studies are required for domestic and international organisations, and in the public and private sectors. There will be opportunities to work with local organisations, giving you the chance to further understand the nature of your intended profession.


BMT501 International HRM; MBA502 Leadership in a Changing Environment; BMT308 Employee Relations and Engagement; BMT522 HRM in a Business Context; BMT525 Human Behaviour at Work; MBA514 Business Research Methods; BMT526 Managing and Building Human Capital and BMT527 Research Project.

Assessment method

In addition to traditional methods of assessment, including exams, class tests and reesearch projects, you’ll be assessed using a number methods, designed to give insight into best practices in the world of work. These include portfolio work, case study analysis, presentations (individual and group) and report writing. There will also be 'authentic' assessments that replicate the type of work you would be expected to undertake as an HR professional. This includes self-reflection and activities such as designing and running a staff development event. The aim of the assessment strategy is not only to test your personal knowledge of the course, but also help you to learn through practice.

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree (2:2 or better). A good understanding of people, e.g., psychology, sociology, business, is an advantage.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Scotland £7700 Whole course
England £10200 Whole course
Northern Ireland £10200 Whole course
Wales £10200 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £10200 Whole course
EU £15000 Whole course
International £15000 Whole course

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Human Resource Management at Abertay University - UCAS