University of Gloucestershire

MSc Human Resource Management

Deepen your understanding of human resource management and network alongside professionals with a rich mix of experiences. Directly aligned to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development’s (CIPD) knowledge requirements, the MSc and PGDip in Human Resource Management offers you the opportunity to build your network. You’ll be studying as part of a community of students with a rich mix of professional experiences which will enhance your awareness.

The programmes are designed to develop your strategic thinking skills as you deepen your understanding of how human resource management creates competitive advantage for organisations

Entry Requirements

  • To have a minimum 2:2 undergraduate degree with an interest in the area;
  • OR have practical work / organisational experience at degree level;
  • OR have an appropriate pre-Masters programme and have practical work / organisational experience at degree level
  • For non-native English speakers – IELT score of 6.5, written 6.

Career Prospects

Occupational titles for master's in HR management grads include:

  • Chief Learning Officer.
  • Compensation & Benefits Manager.
  • Compensation, Benefits & Job Analysis Specialist.
  • HR Practice Leader.
  • Human Resources Manager or Director.
  • Industrial Relations Director.
  • Labor Relations Consultant or Manager.

Course Details

The main objective of the Human Resource Management course is to provide important and adequate resources to the company. The course includes a mix of various subjects which include business environment, communication skills, and management account. Human Resource Management is an interesting field to work in once you get complete knowledge and training of the course. It helps the individual to understand about managing the resources, to increase the productivity in the organisation. Once the individual completes this course successfully, they are hired as an HR Manager or an HR Coordinator, or Talent Acquisition Manager. Human Resource Management is the field that is required in every aspect of the organisation to hire skilled professionals for the betterment and progress of the organisation. 

Human Resource Management deals with the management functions like planning, organizing, directing and controlling

  • It deals with procurement of human resource , training & development and maintenance of human resource.
  • It helps to achieve individual, organizational and social objectives

Human Resource Management is a multidisciplinary subject.

  • It includes the study of management, psychology, communication, economics and sociology.
  • It also deals with building team spirit and team work.
  • It is a continuous process.

Level 7 (Postgraduate)

Business Finance and Decision Making (BM7203)
Dissertation (HR) (BM7506)
Postgraduate Study Skills & Global HR Community (BM7509)
Leading Managing and Developing People (BM7902)
HRM in Context (BM7903)
Resourcing and Talent Management (BM7904)
Design, Delivery, and Evaluation of L&D provision (BM7906)
Performance Management (BM7913)
You can choose from the following modules:
Managing Complex Projects (BM7205)
Design Thinking for Innovation and Dynamic Business Success (BM7218)
Applied Entrepreneurship & Intrapreneurship. Mindset, & Technique (BM7228)
Employment Law (BM7907)

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