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MAHuman Resource Management

Coventry University
United Kingdom, Coventry / London
Tuition fee £14,311.00 per year
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The effective management and development of human resources is a
challenging task in any work organization. As the pace of
technological change increases and organisations develop a greater
international focus, the management and development of people in order
to adapt to these changing conditions becomes ever more important.

The Human Resource Management MA course aims to enable students to
progress in any career linked with the management and development of

Human Resource Management MA has been accredited by the most
recognised professional HRM organization in the world, namely the
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). A duel
qualification, graduate membership of the CIPD will be automatically
achieved upon the successful completion of the HRM MA programme. All
HRM MA students will be required to become student members of CIPD at
the start of the programme.

The programme has been designed to meet and reflect the CIPD’s
professional standards and expectations. It is aimed at individuals
wishing to pursue or develop their professional careers within an HRM
context. The course will provide students with the essential
requirements needed to work within the broad context of people
management and development.

Designed to offer a wide exposure to a range of organizations, the
programme also includes a minimum of a six weeks work placement within
the HRM department of an orgnanisation in the UK. The work placement
provides students with the unique opportunity to assess the theories
introduced within the classroom, in the context of a specific work
organizational environment.

*Mandatory Modules *

  • HRM In Context
  • Leading, Managing and Developing People
  • Developing Skills for Business Leadership
  • Organisational Design and Organisational Development
  • Preparing for Work in People Management
  • Research Methods
  • Dissertation

*Optional Modules (students must choose three from the
following four modules)*

  • Reward Management
  • Employee Engagement
  • International Human Resource Management
  • Employment Law

Career opportunities

The Human Resource Management MA offers students the unique
opportunity of gaining Chartered Institute of Personnel and
Development (CIPD) graduate status in just one year, in addition to a
Higher Degree in HRM.

Graduate status of the CIPD is considered to be desirable, if not an
essential requirement of the majority of HRM work opportunities
advertised within the UK and is increasingly sought after worldwide.

Past students of this programme have found employment positions
within generalist HR, general management, specialist pay and reward,
people development and employee relations roles.  

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

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

Studies commence
Oct 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States