Loughborough University

Loughborough University

Human Resource Management

This programme is aimed at students wishing to develop a career in HRM or allied fields of management. On completion of the programme, it is anticipated that students will meet the knowledge requirements for chartered membership of the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (CIPD).

Entry requirements

Minimum upper 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1) or equivalent overseas qualification with a substantial business, management or cognate social science component. Lower qualifications with relevant work experience may be considered.

Course modules

Semester 1, compulsory modules: HRM: theory and practice; developing skills for business leadership. Optional modules (choose 2): employment relations: theory and practice or wellbeing and work; leadership and performance management; employee engagement, motivation and voice; work design, organisational change and development. Semester 2, compulsory modules: strategic HRM; research methods for HRM. Optional modules (choose 2); employment law or psychological development in organisations; learning development and knowledge management; career development; summer; HRM dissertation.

Assessment methods

Modules are assessed by a combination of examinations and assignments.

Sponsorship information

The scholarship and bursary range is designed to include a wide range of students and consists of: alumni scholarships (for UK/EU and international students); outstanding academic achievement scholarships; sports scholarships; hardship bursaries and other funding options; international student specific scholarships, including: Loughborough University Graduate School Development Trust Africa; USA scholarships and loans; and Santander International postgraduate scholarships. Whilst some of scholarships are offered automatically based on the course application, some scholarships and bursaries do require a separate application and have limited availability and application deadlines.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Loughborough University Loughborough LE11 3TU East Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone number: 
01509 223121