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Human Resource Management (CIPD Accredited) MSc

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Full time | University of Liverpool | 12 months | 26-SEP-22

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

26-SEP-22

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Cipd - Chartered Institute Of Personnel And Development

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

Research-based, and accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), this programme delivers contemporary theory and develops practical skills.

Learning from active researchers and practitioners, you will apply cutting-edge theory to global HR issues. The programme is suitable for those embarking on a career in HR and experienced HR Professionals who want to further develop their knowledge.

The CIPD is the professional body for HR and people development. The not for profit organisation champions better work and working lives and has been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years. It has more than 135,000 members across the world, provides thought leadership through independent research on the world of work, and offers professional training and accreditation for those working in HR and learning and development.

You will:

  • Gain an appreciation of intellectually rigorous materials yet also develop professional skills as a HRM professional.
  • Become a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Full-time and part-time MSc Human Resource Management students will be eligible to become Student Members of CIPD. This enables you to support your studies by accessing CIPD resources. You can also network with other HR students and practitioners at CIPD events. Membership helps considerably when searching for a role in HR.
  • Completion of the full-time or part-time MSc Human Resource Management programme is comparable to the CIPD Level 7 Advanced Diploma standards. This is the highest level of qualification offered by CIPD. NB. This only applies to students who exit with the full award. This means that on completion, students who have already signed up for CIPD Student membership will automatically be upgraded to Associate Member (Assoc CIPD), a professional designation which can be used after their name. Students with HR work experience at the required level at this point can apply for the higher-level Chartered member (Chartered MCIPD) membership.

Career prospects

Professional membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) is a benchmark, widely recognised in the industry and indicating to employers that individuals are knowledgeable and credible HR professionals. Membership will therefore enhance your career prospects.

Graduates of MSc HRM will have gained skills in critical reflection about academic theories, as well as their practical application. This enables our students to be highly employable in a variety of industries. Students will be able to pursue careers in the HR function of PLCs, medium and small companies alike. Other suitable opportunities exist in management consultancy and in international universities. Our students develop the ability to think globally, so our alumni can be found in many locations across the world.

Some of our recent graduates now work in IBM, Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd, Home Office, Ford, and China Merchants Bank, working in roles such as HR Specialist, HR Manager, Recruitment Supervisor, Lecturer, and Education Consultant.

Modules

To provide students with knowledge of the principles and current issues relevant to HR strategy in contemporary organisations; To support students' development of subject specific and key transferable skills necessary for employment in positions related to the management of human resources; To provide students with the opportunity to acquire a range of analytical techniques required for effective people management.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

12,300

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

23,400

Entry requirements

Normally a 2:1 honours degree in any discipline is expected from a UK university or an equivalent academic qualification from a similar non-UK institution is required. Non-graduates with very extensive professional experience and/or other prior qualifications may also be considered. All candidates must meet our required level of English.

Department profile

Established in 1881 as the original ‘red brick’ university, Liverpool is a founding member of the prestigious Russell Group of the UK’s leading research universities and ranks 20th in the UK's Research Excellence Framework (REF). At the University of Liverpool Management School, we live by our vision of ‘learning to make a difference from an enterprising and vibrant world city of culture’. The School is one of an elite group of institutions...more

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