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MA Human Resource Management

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Human Resources Management

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

MA Human Resource Management

Equip yourself with the skills and capabilities required for a strategic role in HR on this full-time programme. Through lectures informed by active research and opportunities to gain important work related competencies, you will develop the necessary skills for contemporary HR management, in a business and organisational context.

Key features

  • Tailor your time at university to meet your needs by balancing your study around your work and personal commitments. Lectures take place in the afternoons on set days, thereby minimising the impact on everyday work commitments.
  • Learn from research-active academics with professional and industry experience.
  • Meet the requirements of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development's qualification and membership structure.
  • Add value to your professional development by combining academic knowledge and rigour, and build important work-related skills and competencies.
  • Complement your professional qualification with a masters’ degree in Human Resource Management when you successfully complete the HR masters dissertation with a research methods module
  • Join a diverse student body – this course appeals to both recent graduates who wish to enter the HR profession as well as those working in HR who wish to gain professional chartered status and strengthen their employment prospects.
  • Deepen your knowledge by studying a range of modules such as the critical role a human resources professional plays within the work environment, how best to lead, manage and develop employees, appropriate HR policies and strategies, maximising the contribution, growth and wellbeing of employees, including an ethical sensibility towards the practice of HRM.

Different course options

Full time | Plymouth University | 1 year | 28-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

28-SEP-20

Modules

This module provides students with the opportunity to demonstrate the ability to diagnose and investigate a live, complex business issue from an HR perspective, to locate the work within the body of contemporary knowledge, to collect and analyse data, to derive supportable conclusions and to make practical, actionable and costed recommendations for change, improvement or enhancement of current practice. It will also enable learners to understand the nature and processes involved in business and management research in the context of their own research.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,800

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£14,800

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A good honours degree (first or second class), or equivalent. Other qualifications accompanied by substantial experience in an appropriate field may also be considered. Non-standard applications will be considered on a case by case basis.

University information

The University of Plymouth’s campus is centrally located within Britain’s Ocean City, perched on the South Westerly coast of Devon in between scenic Cornwall and the historic Dartmoor National Park. The University is renowned for its world leading research; postgraduate students are supported by accomplished and experienced staff who undertake research that is innovative, operates across disciplinary boundaries, and provides outstanding...more