University of St Andrews

University of St Andrews

Human Resource Management

This specialised programme in human resource management is designed to develop your understanding of the concepts, models and theories relevant to the management of people within organisations. Our aim is to enable you to make an effective contribution as a human resource specialist, taking account of the complexities within the discipline of human resource management. The programme looks at the current research agenda, best practice and innovative thinking in human resource management within the wider context of managing contemporary organisations.

Entry requirements

A good undergraduate Honours degree (UK 2.1 or above), in a subject other than business, or management. Applicants whose 1st language is not English, require IELTS 7.0, or TOEFL IBT of 100.

Course modules

Semester 1: Contemporary global issues in management; managing and developing people. Semester 2: Masterclass in human resource management; skills and challenges for the human resources professional. Whole year module: Dissertation (including research methods preparation). Optional modules: Creative marketing communications; entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation; ethics, organisations and management; financial systems; international financial management; international marketing; leadership in organisations; managing natural resources; managing people in global markets; marketing and society; non-governmental organisations (NGOs) (critical perspective); risk management; scenario thinking and strategy.

Assessment methods

MLitt: 9 months of ongoing coursework and a supervised dissertation of 15,000 words.

Sponsorship information

Carnegie-Cameron bursaries; entrant accommodation bursary; Formula Santander postgraduate scholarship; recent graduate discount; Thomas and Margaret Roddan Trust bursary.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MLitt Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,400 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MLitt Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,400 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MLitt Full-time September 2017 GBP 19,400 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MLitt Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,400 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MLitt Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,400 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MLitt Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,400 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of St Andrews St Andrews KY16 9AX Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Secretary
Telephone number: 
01334 461969