MSc Human Resource Management (Masters Stage) (MSc)

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Study mode

Full-Time or Part-Time


Oxstalls, Gloucester

This Masters Stage Award is ideal if you already hold a Graduate Membership (Postgraduate Diploma equivalent) from the CIPD or have demonstrated that you meet the knowledge requirements, as in most cases, it allows you direct entry to the Masters stage.

The programme is delivered as a part-taught provision. The focus is on strategic integration of human resource management through application via the Dissertation and Supporting Research Methods workshops.

Whether you have worked in HR for a number of years or have recently moved into HR, and wish to progress into more senior management positions, this course will provide academic coherence and theoretical underpinning to the work you have been undertaking.

From 2018, the University of Gloucestershire School of Business and Technology will move to a brand-new, state-of-the-art home at our Oxstalls campus in Gloucester. The £16 million development will be home to our Business, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Law and Accounting and Finance courses. Find out more about the new School of Business and Technology and other developments with our virtual fly-through video and see where you could be taking your next steps towards a career in business.

Study style

Assessment is 100% coursework

Course modules

Take a look at the course map for a breakdown of modules that you'll study to complete the course.

Entry requirements

To study MSc Masters Stage you will need:

  • A pass in a relevant Post Graduate Diploma HR/M/D or to possess CIPD PDS/PQS or PAC award
  • Non-native English speakers require an IELT score of 6.5, written 6.0

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Fees - 2018/19 Academic Year
Home and EU Students
Full-Time Fees
Masters Stage Award £3500
International Students
Full-Time Fees
Masters Stage Award £4750

The fee displayed is the total course fee for full-time or part-time study. Please refer to the Tuition Fee and Bursary Policy for payment methods and timescales.


  • Senior position in Human Resources Management - such as HR Director
  • Senior management
  • Strategic management in Human Resources

Study a course professionally approved by the CIPD

 Benefit from our strong links with the CIPD, the leading organisation for human resource professionals and managers of people. Attend regular on-campus events held by the CIPD local branch and gain insight from fellow advanced HR practitioners. Enhance your professional network and aspire to become a Chartered Member or Fellow of the CIPD

Broaden your learning opportunities

Study alongside like-minded, experienced HR professionals from different commercial backgrounds, sharing your ideas and experience of unique organisational settings. Benefit from this broad international HR community, which can advance your professional practice by adding breadth of perspective to your learning

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