Oxford Brookes University

Oxford Brookes University

Human Resource Management (part-time MA)

Accredited by Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

The MA in Human Resource Management is a two-year part-time master's programme which will progress your career and enhance your HR professional practice. You will develop core HR skills and knowledge, and become able to understand and evaluate strategic HR practice.

Studying alongside HR Professionals from different sectors and specialisms will also enrich your learning experience. The programme is fully accredited by the CIPD against the Advanced Knowledge Standards and you will gain Associate membership of the CIPD upon your successful completion.

In Year 2, you can choose to study for the full MA in HRM or complete a Postgraduate Diploma in HRM. Both lead to Associate membership of CIPD and there is a full briefing during Year 1 to help you make this choice.

If you already have a PG Diploma in HRM from another educational provider, you can make use of our Direct Entrant or MA HRM Top Up option. This involves one module and a dissertation over one academic year and results in the MA HRM award. See below for more details.

You will be taught by academics who are both researchers and experienced HR practitioners, passionate about their subjects and keen to support you throughout your studies.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time September 2017 - 24 months
PgDip Part-time September 2017 - 20 months

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Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Wheatley Campus Oxford OX33 1HX South East

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