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MA - Master of Arts
Human Resources Management
This programme provides the opportunity to gain membership or Chartered Fellow status with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). CIPD membership gives you the opportunity to connect with like-minded HR professionals through online communities and local branch events. Network with fellow senior members and debate solutions for today’s changing business needs.
By choosing this course you’ll be able to develop your knowledge and skills in core areas of human resource management (HRM) to help you start or advance your career as a HR professional. The course can also enhance your expertise in professional activities related to employee resourcing, employee development, employment relations and employment law.
You will gain experience in practical problem-solving informed by up-to-date research. We encourage you to collaboratively learn with your fellow students which only solidifies your learning through group work and discussions but also helps build up your own professional network of the future HR colleagues and allows you to become part of a community and learn new skills.
We’ve been teaching Human Resource Management courses for more than 20 years, and have been recognised as an outstanding provider of CIPD-approved professional qualifications. Some of our academics are also part of the People, Organisations and Work Institute (POWI) research centre which focuses mainly on the sociology of work, employment relations and human resource management. There is a vibrant research culture, supported by a strong cohort of doctoral students. Our academics deliver research recognised as international quality, which is critical and theoretically informed, and strive to push forward the boundaries of current thinking.
Teaching and assessment
Teaching is delivered through formal lectures, informal seminars, tutorials, workshops, discussions and e-learning packages.
Students from the PG Dip / MA programme have pursued careers in the NHS, oil companies, voluntary sector organisations, banking and finance retail.
Many have continued their academic studies to complete their PhD.
For this course (per year)
For this course (per year)
Applicants will normally hold an undergraduate degree in any subject with a minimum pass of 2:2, or equivalent overseas qualification. Work experience is not required. The minimum entry requirement for the PG Dip is a CIPD-recognised Certificate in Personnel Practice (CPP), Certificate in Training Practice (CTP) or another CIPD Level 3 qualification with at least one year's work experience (for non-degree holders) at a suitable level in an HR/personnel function or related role. Subject to university APL rules module exemptions will be considered for anyone holding equivalent recognised postgraduate qualifications.
De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) is a university with a rich heritage, providing students with high-class further education options for over 150 years. Situated in the centre of Leicester, a thriving midlands location, students benefit from excellent facilities not only on campus but also when seeking leisure time in the surrounding region. Students at DMU are able to choose from a wide range of postgraduate courses, all of which are...more