Human Resource Management (Masters Stage) (MSc)

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Full-Time or Part-Time


Oxstalls, Gloucester

This University of Gloucestershire Masters Stage Award is ideal if you already hold a Graduate Membership (Postgraduate Diploma equivalent) from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (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 / development through application, via the Dissertation and supporting Research Methods workshops.

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

The University of Gloucestershire School of Business and Technology has moved to a brand-new, state-of-the-art home at our Oxstalls campus in Gloucester. The £18 million development is home to our Business, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Law and Accounting and Finance courses. Find out more about the School of Business and Technology and see where you could be taking your next steps towards a career in business.

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Study style

Assessment is 100% coursework

Course modules

Take a look at the course content for full details of all the modules you'll study on this course.

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
  • Non-native English speakers require an IELT score of 6.5, written 6.0

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

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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. Attend regular on-campus events held by the CIPD local branch and gain insight from fellow advanced HR practitioners. Enhance your professional network.
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Broaden your learning opportunities

Benefit from broad international HR community, which can advance your professional practice by adding breadth of perspective to your learning.

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Benefit from personal supervision

You will be allocated a personal supervisor for the duration of study, in line with the University’s guidance on supporting students and their development.

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