Lancaster University

Lancaster University

Human Resources and Consulting

This programme provides a combination of human resources (HR), management development and consulting, enabling careers in HR, management consultancy, management and organisational development. Taking a critical perspective, our dual focus on theory and practice is designed to enrich both your knowledge and your skills to act as a change agent: Designing and implementing interventions that develop human resources in pursuit of organisational objectives. With a primary focus on interactive learning, a unique feature of the programme is the consulting project where you put your learning into practice by working with a real client organisation to develop recommendations on current HR workplace issues.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or equivalent. Work experience in HR and/or consulting useful but not essential. Students whose 1st language is not English must provide evidence of proficiency in the English language: IELTS score of 7.0 or equivalent (minimum element scores apply).

Course modules

Subject areas include: Advances in human resources (HR) and leadership; design and dynamics of learning; induction; international HR and leadership development; introduction to human resources and consulting; organisational diagnosis and consulting; organisational learning and knowledge management; quantitative and survey research methods; research methods 1; research methods 2.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include coursework assignments, group work, a consulting project and a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 16,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lancaster University Lancaster LA1 4YW North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01524 510733