University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

Human Resource Management

This course provides the knowledge and skills to enable you to become an effective human resources professional and manager of people.

Entry requirements

A 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in any academic subject and seeking to pursue or continue a human resources career. Applicants with appropriate work experience and a Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Level 3 or 5 qualification will be considered. Applicants are subject to interview. English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Course modules

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

Assessment methods

Assessment differs from unit to unit, but all consist of varying forms of coursework alongside examinations. You will also complete a 15,000-word dissertation on a topic of your choice.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 8,070 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 5,130 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Admissions Team, Portsmouth Business School
Telephone number: 
023 9284 2991