University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

Human Resource Development (Top-up)

Once you have successfully completed the postgraduate diploma in human resource management (or equivalent), you can progress to this Master's top-up course. Through an intensive learning block and a self-chosen dissertation, you can become a highly competent HR practitioner with specialist skills to match your

Course modules

Modules: leadership skills and management; resourcing, learning and talent management; managing human resources and employment relationships in context; the HR practitioner researcher and the global perspective.

Assessment methods

You will be taught in an intensive four-day teaching block in May. You will be allocated a supervisor who will help you plan and research your dissertation. Your dissertation subject choice will determine whether the final award is MSc Human Resource Development or MSc Human Resource Management. You will be supported by your supervisor through email, Skype, telephone conversations and where possible, face-to-face meetings. After the four-day teaching block in May, you will then work on your 2,000 word dissertation proposal for submission in late June and this represents 10 per cent of the total mark. The 13,000 word dissertation represents 90 per cent of the total mark with submission in September for full-time students and in April for part-time students.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time May 2018 GBP 2,630 per (Year 1) 1 Years
MSc Part-time May 2018 GBP 4,430 per (Year 1) 1 Years
MSc Full-time May 2018 GBP 4,430 per (Year 1) 6 Months
MSc Full-time May 2018 GBP 2,630 per (Year 1) 6 Months
MSc Part-time May 2019 GBP 4,670 per (Year 1) 1 Years
MSc Part-time May 2019 GBP 3,070 per (Year 1) 1 Years
MSc Full-time May 2019 GBP 4,670 per (Year 1) 6 Months
MSc Full-time May 2019 GBP 3,070 per (Year 1) 6 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site PO1 2UP South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Student Recruitment Centre - Faculty of Business and Law
Telephone number: 
02392842991