University of Essex Online

University of Essex Online

Business with Human Resources

Boost both your confidence and knowledge of two critical areas of modern national or multi-national business environments with our MSc Business with Human Resources. Whatever sector you wish to work in, this combined programme will equip you with all the skills required for a senior-level management position.

Entry requirements

Academic entry route: An undergraduate degree from an approved institution equivalent to a UK Honours degree or a relevant professional qualification. If English is not your first language, IELTS (Academic) 6.5 or equivalent.

Work experience entry route: At least five years' senior level work experience. English language proficiency should be at a level equivalent to IELTS (Academic) 6.5.

Course modules

MSc

The MSc Business with Human Resources degree is made up of the following modules and, upon completion, is equal to a total of 180 credits at Level 7.

Level 7 modules:
Management: Principle and Practices (20 credits)
Leadership in Practice (20 credits)
Economics for Managers (20 credits)
Project Management (10 credits)
Managing across Cultures (10 credits)
Human Resource Management (10 credits)
Human Resource Management in Context (10 credits)
Research Methods (20 credits)*
Business and Management Research Report (40 credits)*
One optional module from the list below to equal 20 credits

Optional modules
Marketing Strategy & Management (20 credits)
Financial Management (20 credits)
Financial Decision Making (20 credits)
Marketing Principles & Practices (20 credits)
* These modules are core and must be passed in order to achieve the award.

PgDip

The Postgraduate Diploma in Business with Human Resources is made up of the following modules and, upon completion, is equal to a total of 120 credits at Level 7.

Level 7 modules:
Management: Principles and Practices (20 credits)
Leadership in Practice (20 credits)
Economics for Managers (20 credits)
Project Management (10 credits)
Managing across Cultures (10 credits)
Human Resource Management (10 credits)
Human Resource Management in Context (10 credits)
One optional module from the list below to equal 20 credits

Optional modules
Marketing Strategy & Management (20 credits)
Financial Management (20 credits)
Financial Decision Making (20 credits)
Marketing Principles & Practices (20 credits)
Upon completion of your PG Dip Business with Human Resources we offer the opportunity for you to progress on to study for an MSc Business with Human Resources (180 credits).

Assessment methods

We adopt an assignment-based approach to assessment instead of exams. Assessment will be based on a combination of written assignments and engagement in online discussion forums.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc On-line study July 2018 GBP 10,200 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 24 Months
PgDip On-line study July 2018 £ 6,800 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 18 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Online Learning LS1 1BA Yorkshire and the Humber

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