University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Human Resource Management

Prepare for success in human resource management anywhere in the world on this professionally accredited MSc. Its analytical, evidence-based approach and international perspective sets it apart from many other UK masters courses in HR management. Focusing on both operational and strategic issues, the course covers contemporary debates and challenges in the field of human resource management provides an excellent foundation for a variety of HR management roles. This masters degree is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), giving you the opportunity (there is an additional CIPD fee) of student membership during your studies and of becoming a CIPD Associate Member upon graduation.

Entry requirements

MSc: A UK Bachelor's degree with upper second-class honours or higher (or equivalent overseas qualification) in a relevant subject with some element of qualitative (essay-based) study such as business admin, communication, economics, education, government, linguistics, political sciences, sociology, or similar. Applicants with relevant work experience are encouraged to apply.

Course modules

Core/Compulsory modules: Strategic Human Resource Management; Strategic Human Resource Development; Employee Relations; Qualitative and Quantitative Research; Contemporary Issues in Human Resource Management; Organisational Development; Key Skills in Communication and HRM; Dissertation Optional modules: International and Comparative Human Resource Management; European Labour Markets.

Assessment methods

Assessments methods may include exams, individual coursework, group assignments, reflective reports and your dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Sponsorship and funding may be available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 12,400 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 12,400 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 12,400 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 12,400 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 12,400 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 12,400 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 19,400 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site - Highfield Campus SO17 1BJ South East

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Postgraduate Taught Admissions - Faculty of Business, Law and Art
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