Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Human Resource Management

LJMU's Human Resource Management MA focuses on the practical application of knowledge in different organisational contexts, business sectors and areas of operation. - Study in a CIPD-approved centre - Work towards accreditation against the knowledge requirements of the CIPD's Advanced Diploma Level Standards - 'Top up' your CIPD Level 7 Diploma from another university or college to a Masters degree Increasing labour costs are amongst the most expensive operational spend for many organisations, and their evolving needs demand knowledgeable and capable Human Resource teams. This course helps support and add value to business growth and development. As a postgraduate in this specialist area you will be part of an HR community, engaging in study and research with practitioner input through taught sessions, master classes and CIPD Liverpool Group and Branch activities.

Entry requirements

MA: You will need: a minimum 2:2 honours degree experience in the field of HR, Training, Development or related area OR aspirations to work in this area Additional Information Additional qualifications will be considered e.g. Level 5 CIPD Intermediate standards IELTS 6.0 (Minimum of 5.5 in each component) Pearson 50-57 RPL is accepted on this programme You will not be interviewed International students applying to study a full-time taught Masters, MRes, MPhil or PhD at LJMU should check if they require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme or ATAS certificate. Contact International Admissions Team for more details International students entering on a Tier 4 visa cannot study part-time If you have any specific queries, please contact busadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements: www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/courses/international-entry-requirements Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team (internationaladmissions@ljmu.ac.uk) for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages: www.ljmu.ac.uk/international

Course modules

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules which are part of the course framework. Some programmes also have optional modules that can be selected to enhance your learning in certain areas and many feature a dissertation, extended report or research project to demonstrate your advanced learning. Core Modules Developing Academic Business and Leadership Competencies (20 credits) HR Context (10 credits) Strategic HR and Leadership (20 credits) Managing Employment Relations (15 credits) Managing Human Resourcing Strategy (15 credits) Development and Performance Strategies (10 credits) Research Methods Engagement in a Global Digital Age Dissertation and Impact Report (60 credits)

Assessment methods

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic. Assessments on this course include: Written assignments reviewing the implications of major pieces of contemporary research for contemporary organisations Written assignments advising on and developing HR strategy and policy in specific organisation/sectoral contexts Two examinations (50% of each exam is based around a seen case study) Portfolio evidencing development A research proposal in preparation for the Masters-level dissertation The Masters-level dissertation There will be opportunities in workshops to discuss assignments, clarify requirements with the module tutor and discuss possible approaches to the work with your colleagues in the group. In the examined modules there will be discussion of approaches to examinations and a revision session at the end of the module. The case study is available two weeks prior to the examination on our virtual learning environment.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 13,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 3,450 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 3,450 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 3,450 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 3,450 per Year 1 (EU) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 3,450 per Year 1 (England) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 3,450 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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Liverpool Business School
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