University of South Wales

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: University of South Wales (Prifysgol De Cymru)

Human Resource Manangement (Research)

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Course summary

The specialist area of HRM offers a wealth of career opportunities within every business sector. It is a competitive industry and an integral part of any successful organisation. The MSc Human Resource Management course is designed to provide you with the up-to-date knowledge and understanding you need to manage people effectively in the workplace. It will be especially useful if you are seeking a career in HRM or have recently entered an HR or line-management role. The MSc Human Resource Management provides you with a postgraduate qualification alongside CIPD accreditation, the professional body for Human Resource Managers, at associate level. The course is designed to be flexible so you can gain a Postgraduate Certificate after the first stage of the course; Postgraduate Diploma after the second or complete the full Masters degree. If you complete the full Masters degree you will be eligible to obtain CIPD accreditation.

Modules

You will study key areas of human resource management, such as the principles, values and approaches to leadership and management, and you will explore the changing context within which businesses operate. As you progress through the course, you will study areas that relate to employment relations and the framework of performance management as well. You will study: • Strategic HRM • Developing Skills for Business Leadership • Leading, Managing and Developing People • Managing Employee Relations • Resourcing and Talent Management • Regulating the Employment relationship • Performance Management • Human Resource Management Business Research Report

Assessment method

hroughout the course, you will develop a portfolio to demonstrate your commitment to continuing professional development, culminating in the production of a business research report on an HR-related topic of your choice.


Entry requirements

A minimum 2:2 Honours degree or an equivalent qualification, or in exceptional circumstances, three years’ or more significant managerial experience. Holders of CIPD Graduate Membership, or postgraduate qualifications in either HRM or general management, may be entitled to exemptions through the fast-track programme. Applicants may be required to attend an interview.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

International £13000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Students have access to a wide range of resources including textbooks, publications, and computers in the University’s library and via online resources. In most cases they are more than sufficient to complete a course of study. Where there are additional costs, either obligatory or optional, these are detailed below. Of course students may choose to purchase their own additional personal resources/tools over and above those listed to support their studies at their own expense. All stationery and printing costs are at a student’s own expense.
Human Resource Manangement at University of South Wales - UCAS