Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Human Resource Management

Our MSc Human Resource Management (HRM) course is ideal for students from any academic discipline who want to build a successful career in the HR area. This course is approved by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), equipping you with the in-depth knowledge and practical skills required in today's competitive market. During your studies, you will explore a full range of HRM approaches, techniques and methodologies. The modules will provide you with a solid grounding in HRM and its practice in contemporary organisations. You'll gain internationally-relevant skills that create career opportunities in consultancy, recruitment, training and other HR roles which facilitate global business. **Why study this degree?** - More and more employers around the world are recognising the value of CIPD qualifications. Stand out from the crowd with this degree placing you ahead of your peers. - Pick a specialist optional module which will develop your skills and knowledge in the academic area that particularly interests you. - You will complete a hands-on project; giving you a fantastic opportunity to use the theories and knowledge, you've gained to produce a meaningful piece of work. Projects include Consultancy Experience Project, Internship, Business Research Project and Global Experience Project. - Typically, these routes are made up of students from over 25 different countries, which means you will have a truly international learning experience. - You will complete a comprehensive development programme, which includes a short residential team-building course, usually held in the Peak District. - NTU's teaching and learning is gold-rated by the government's Teaching Excellence Framework - that means you can count on outstanding teaching and learning, an education that's truly focused on the workplace, and fantastic support in and outside of the classroom. **Nottingham Business School is in the 1% of business schools worldwide to have both EQUIS and AACSB accreditation.**

Course modules

Semester 1: HRM in its Business Context; People Resourcing and Talent Management; Learning and Talent Development. Semester 2: Performance Management; Employee Relations and Engagement; HRM in an International Environment. Semester 3: Consultancy Experience Project; Business Research Project (on the 2 year placement route only). All year learning: Business Research and Professional Skills.

Assessment methods

A variety of methods are used throughout the course, including examinations and assignments. Assessments may be essays, reflective reports or consultancy reports they will require investigation, critical analysis and recommendations for improvement. Assignments may also include both formative and summative assessed presentations. Other forms of assignment may involve selection interviewing or being part of a consultancy group seeking to win a training contract.

Sponsorship information

Competitive scholarships are available.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 9,250 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 14,200 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time with year in industry September 2018 GBP 15,585 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MSc Full-time with year in industry September 2018 GBP 10,635 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus NG1 4FQ East Midlands

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