University of Northampton
Human Resource Management
This programme is designed for those seeking to secure a human resource management (HRM) or human resource development (HRD) role in a variety of organisational contexts. The programme aims to develop understanding of the specialist knowledge, research evidence and practice of HRM within a range of organisational contexts, and to equip students with the analytical and diagnostic skills required of HR professionals. The programme will focus on HRM activities, strategies and plans that underpin sustainable organisational performance in order to develop the potential and employability of students. The programme provides a strong foundation in general business and management, with a particular emphasis on understanding the strategic significance of HRM in a variety of organisational contexts. It incorporates a range of specialist HRM modules which develop the knowledge, understanding, skills and competencies required of effective HR professionals. This course is accredited by the chartered institute of personnel and development (CIPD).
To be accepted onto this course applicants normally need to hold a recognised 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK University (or an international equivalent) in human resource management, or in business, commerce, management or related disciplines. Applicants must also have already worked in an HR or general management role for a period of 12 months or more and have evidence of this. Applicants whose 1st language is not English need to demonstrate that they meet the minimum English language requirement of IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent).
Typical modules include: HRM in context; leading, managing and developing people; investigating a business issue; performance management; dissertation; resourcing and talent management; learning and talent development.
A combination of assignments, projects, reflective activities, group work, presentations and examinations.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,700 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 11,700 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,700 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Park Campus||Northampton||NN2 7AL||East Midlands|
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