University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich

Personnel and Human Resource Management

The course is designed to meet the knowledge standards plus develop the behaviour standards of both the university and the professional body for Personnel and HRM professionals. It helps students to become adaptable, well-informed and proficient in a range of managerial skills, as well as become attuned to lifelong learning. This programme provides students with a systematic knowledge and a critical awareness of current problems and insights in the discipline of Personnel and HRM.

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold an undergraduate degree at 2nd class Honours or above (ideally with 2 years relevant work experience) orhold the Leadership and Management qualification of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). (This will provide some exemptions). Other equivalent qualifications may be considered. Students whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 7.0 or equivalent (with no component score less than 6.5).

Course modules

Modules include: Developing skills for business leadership; human resource management in context; leading, managing and developing people; foundations of scholarship and research methods; learning and talent development; resourcing and talent management; reward management; human resources strategy; dissertation. Optional modules include: managing employee relations; employment regulation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through examinations, essays, reports, online learning logs and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 7,200 per Whole course (home fees) 12 months
MA Full-time £ 11,350 per Whole course (overseas fees) 12 months
MA Part-time £ 7,200 per Whole course (home fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Greenwich Maritime Campus Greenwich SE10 9LS South East

Key information

Enquiry Unit
Telephone number: 
020 8331 9000