University of Bath

University of Bath

Human Resource Management and Consulting

This course introduces students to the broad field of business and management whilst helping them to gain a full understanding of the concepts underlying human resource management and consulting. It enhances employability by giving students general business management knowledge, specialist human resource management knowledge and consulting skills which can be applied in a range of organisational settings.

Entry requirements

Candidates for this postgraduate management programme should have a good undergraduate degree, 2.1 or above or its international equivalent; English language skills are also crucial; a threshold level of 7.0 in the IELTS exam (with no less than 6.5 in each section) or PTE Academic: an overall score of 69 with no less than 62 in any element.

Course modules

Semester 1: marketing; business economics; human resource management; cross cultural management; consulting: context, theory and practice. Semester 2: methods of management research; evidence based HRM and consultancy. Optional Units: organisation development consulting; project management; strategy and human resource management; leading and managing change. Optional units: strategic management; international dimensions of organisational behaviour; corporate social responsibility in an international context; global governance and accountability; principles of corporate social responsibility. Dissertation period: project/dissertation units.

Assessment methods

A variety of individual and group assessment methods are used throughout the degree including assignments, exams, presentations, reports and exercises. The dissertation consists of a 10-15,000 word extended piece of individual research, supervised by a member of faculty.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 11,500 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 18,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 11,500 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Bath Bath BA2 7AY South West

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