Robert Gordon University

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen

Human Resource Management (Taught)

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Course summary

This CIPD accredited* Human Resource Management course will prepare you for the management of people and human resources in a global context. You will gain the relevant knowledge and skills to become an effective line manager or HR professional and meet the needs of rapidly changing organisations. Studying an accredited Master’s course provides the dual benefits of academic study at Postgraduate level with acquiring recognised professional credentials and membership. How to gather and apply evidence to HR management issues and putting theory into practice are key features of the course. You will consider issues such as organisational behaviour, equality, diversity and inclusion, the employee life cycle and how HR can contribute to the strategic development of an organisation. Elective modules such as Digitalisation and Human Resource Analytics are now included giving you the opportunity to personalise your learning in line with your current needs and future aspirations. Elective modules are subject to availability. This course offers the opportunity to extend your study by a year to complete a 48 week work placement. Evidence suggests that graduates who can demonstrate relevant work experience have a better chance of securing a graduate level job. *This course is subject to reaccreditation by the CIPD


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Professional bodies

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

  • Personnel and Development, Chartered Institute of

How to apply

International applicants

Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no component lower than 5.5, or an equivalent. We accept a variety of in-country and secure English language tests, find out more:

Entry requirements

Applicants normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree or its equivalent in any subject discipline. Applicants with a lower degree classification and / or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

For more information on RGU’s tuition fees please visit the RGU website- You may qualify for a scholarship or financial award. For more information please visit the RGU website-

Sponsorship information

You may be eligible for scholarships or funding. Find out more on the RGU website -

Human Resource Management at Robert Gordon University - UCAS