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Course summary

An organisation’s success is dependent on many things, none more so than the management of skilled, committed and empowered employees who want to grow and meet challenging goals. Join us on this course and you will quickly develop as an HR specialist with an international outlook, and gain a high level of practical knowledge which will enable you to make a valuable contribution to your team. You will research and discuss the latest ideas at operational and strategic levels, and learn to recognise the people management implications of corporate goals. Why choose this course?

  • Study and analyse data using the latest techniques and knowledge, and learn about the contemporary issues and problems relating to the management of human resources in global organisations
  • Explore and analyse a range of perspectives relating to workplace organisation and its effective management to ensure optimum performance
  • Develop the expertise to make an invaluable contribution to effective organisational management
  • Gain experience of a multi-disciplinary approach to the principles of HR management, strategic management, employee relations, human resource development, international business and management principles through an employability practice-based approach
  • Benefit from the development of expertise that will enable you to work as a human resources strategic business partner, giving support to other strategic managers with critical insights into the world of people in the workplace.

Modules

• Business Dissertation (MAR042-6) Compulsory • Employment Law In A Global Context (LAW042-6) Compulsory • Leading People In Creative Teams (SHR079-6) Compulsory • Performance Achievement Planning (BSS072-6) Compulsory • Strategic Management (BSS050-6) Compulsory • Talent Resourcing And Development (SHR080-6) Compulsory Every effort is made to ensure this information is accurate at the point of publication on the UCAS website. For the most up-to-date information, please refer to our website.

Assessment method

A number of different assessment methods will contribute to your development and will enhance your employability. We consider it essential that comprehensive feedback is provided in due time so it is integrated in your learning process. When group work is required, the marks given will be individual following the University of Bedfordshire's regulatory scheme. In some cases, different kinds of assessment may be used in combination, making sure however that there are no hidden tasks. The intensive character of this Course's delivery as it is outlined in its Teaching and Learning philosophy is consistent with the needs of todays world for graduates who accumulate knowledge fast and are able to express the outcome of this process in a way that is meaningful and comprehensive. After Induction, a week of intensive direct contact time followed by your own contribution through individual learning, which will take you to your first assessment point. At the end of your six-week block, your final assessment will be due. The end-of-unit examinations focus primarily on critical discussion of theory and current practice and provide the reassurance of guaranteed student authorship, and a true measure of your own ability and understanding. This will be a demanding but very rewarding experience. The overall underpinning assessment strategy on this course tests the intended learning outcomes through exposing students to a range of assessment types. The aim is to develop both knowledge and skills to support students' entry to employment as confident managers .The units on this course therefore use varied combination of types of assessments for both formative and summative purposes to enrich the learning experience. The range of assessments used for this course includes:

  • Written Examination or Class Test: Questions in these exams always promote critical thinking and help you gradually develop your ability to apply, analyse, synthesize and evaluate.
  • Individual Written Report or Essays: Your knowledge and skills are developed when you undertake the task of writing an individual report and the whole process contributes to your improvement when it comes to conducting postgraduate level research and developing your enterprise. The ability to perform literature informed research, to review and evaluate the relevant sources and to use an appropriate methodology in order to analyse and evaluate the relevant concepts is being assessed.
  • Case Study Examination: You will apply your knowledge in the context of a specific case Oral Presentation: A number of transferable skills will be developed including the ability to present your findings in a professional, clear and concise manner.
- Reflective Report: Evaluating your own contribution to a team is essential in the context of this course but in the workplace as well - Dissertation / Professional Practice / Live Project: Regardless of which masters capstone experience you opt for, you will have to produce an individual, independent piece of work. You will be asked to identify the research question or problem under investigation, review the relevant literature, and develop a sound methodology in order to explore the problem, proceed with the analysis, discuss your findings and make recommendations. It is the capstone of this course and builds on the knowledge and skills acquired in all Units. It will be one of the most challenging but yet enjoyable and rewarding experiences you will encounter.


Entry requirements

Applicants should have a good undergraduate degree at Honours level, or equivalent


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

For information on the 2023 fees please refer to our website, https://www.beds.ac.uk/howtoapply/money/fees/

Sponsorship information

For information on postgraduate funding, please visit: https://www.beds.ac.uk/howtoapply/postgraduatestudy/postgraduate-fees-and-funding

International Human Resource Management at University of Bedfordshire - UCAS