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MAHuman Resource Management

Tuition fee £12,000.00 per year
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westminster.ac.uk/..resource-management-ma 

Overview

This course offers interesting and challenging modules and options. It will suit graduates intending to work in HR, as well as those already working in the field and wanting to advance their careers. Building on your understanding of the theory and practice of HRM techniques, it provides a professionally focused and research informed blend of academic and practical information, encouraging critical reflection on current HRM approaches.

Westminster Business School is a Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) approved centre. The course has been accredited by the CIPD as meeting the ‘knowledge criteria’ for professional membership. This means that once you have successfully shown the CIPD relevant evidence of your practice in the workplace, you will gain professional level of Chartered Membership, with the joining and membership fee paid for by the university.

Programme structure

Core modules

HRM in a Business Context

You will examine the working environment of HR practitioners by analysing the impact of economic, political, social and technological factors.

Managing Human Resources

You will explore different approaches to the management of human resources and the implications for organisational success.

Project

The aim of this module is to enable you to develop or evaluate, on the basis of empirical or conceptual research and analytic rigour, a specific area of human resource knowledge.

Research Methods and Project Preparation

This module aims to develop your knowledge and competence of the research process, and the application of research methods in the area of human resource management.

Skills of the Manager/Consultant

You will develop the interpersonal management skills and techniques you need to work both as an internal and external consultant to organisations.

Career opportunities

As a Human Resource Management postgraduate, you can look forward to excellent career prospects in managerial or organisational roles which focus on human resources or people development. Past students have gone on to become consultants (internal and external), HR managers, compensation and benefits managers, change management specialists, HR business partners/operations managers, civil servants, and mediators.

With the MA Human Resource Management, you’ll be particularly well-placed to pursue people focused career opportunities in areas such as change management and compensation and benefits.

The School is designated a Centre of Excellence by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). The course has been approved by the CIPD as meeting the ‘Knowledge Criteria’ for Chartered Membership. This means that once you have successfully shown the CIPD relevant evidence of your practice in the workplace, you will gain the professional level of either Associate or Chartered Membership.

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Application start
Aug 1, 2017
Pre-deadline
Feb 1, 2017 23:59 (GMT)

This is a pre-deadline and we suggest to apply before this date

Primary deadline
Aug 1, 2017 23:59 (GMT)

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.