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Human Resource Management (Masters Stage)

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What is Human Resource Management (Masters Stage) MSc?

You’ll focus on integrating human resource management from strategy to application – which you’ll explore through a Dissertation and Supporting Research Methods workshops.

Our Master’s Stage Award is ideal if you already have a Graduate Membership (Postgraduate Diploma equivalent) from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) – or you’ve demonstrated the knowledge requirements to gain direct entry to the Master’s stage.

Whether you’ve worked in HRM/HRD for years or you’ve recently moved into HRM/HRD – and you’d like to progress into more senior management positions – this course provides techniques and academic theory to underpin your work.

Study style

You’ll benefit from expert, supportive staff and small-group learning, while the opportunity to study with part-time students means you will develop professional connections. You’ll be assessed 100% by coursework.

Based in our new, purpose-built Business School at our Oxstalls Campus, Gloucester, you’ll develop yourselves professionally and build your connections. You’ll gain knowledge and skills from lecturers who are current and active business professionals – experts and researchers who apply real-world industry experience to their teaching.

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Entry requirements

    • To study MSc Masters Stage you will need:

      A pass in a relevant Post Graduate Diploma HR/M/D, or Possess CIPD PDS/PQS or PAC award

    • EU and international students need IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in any other component) or equivalent

Fees and costs

See the further details of fees and potential extra costs when studying a course at the University of Gloucestershire.
Start date Location UCAS code Fee (UK)
per year
Fee (international)
per year
Apr 2021 Oxstalls, Gloucester £3,700 £5,100
Sep 2021 Oxstalls, Gloucester £3,875 £5,100
Jan 2022 Oxstalls, Gloucester £3,875 £5,100
Apr 2022 Oxstalls, Gloucester £3,875 £5,100
Sep 2022 Oxstalls, Gloucester
Jan 2023 Oxstalls, Gloucester

Possible careers

Graduates from this course can go on to work in:

  • senior positions in Human Resources Management/Development – such as HR Director
  • senior management
  • strategic management in Human Resources.

Industry links

 

 

Study a course informed by the CIPD

Benefit from our strong links with the CIPD – the leading organisation for human resource professionals and managers of people. You’ll attend regular on-campus events held by the CIPD local branch, gaining insight from fellow advanced HR practitioners and enhancing your professional network.

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Broaden your learning opportunities

You’ll benefit from working in a broad international HR community, advancing your professional practice by adding breadth of perspective to your learning.

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Benefit from personal supervision

You’ll be allocated a personal supervisor for the duration of your studies, in line with university guidance on supporting students and their development.

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