University of Sunderland

University of Sunderland

Human Resource Management

This programme explores areas such as management and leadership; recruitment; selection; employee relations; learning and talent management and business leadership skills.

Entry requirements

Honours degree (2.2 or above) in business; applications from those with relevant experience or professional qualifications equivalent to an Honours degree are welcomed.

Course modules

Modules include: Stage 1: developing skills for business leadership; human resource management in context; managing, leading and developing people; learning and talent development. Stage 2: leadership and management development; resourcing and talent management. Option 1 (must be chosen from: employee relations, employment law; organisational development and change). Option 2 (employee relations; employment law; organisational development and change; international hrm or managing diversity). Stage 3: investigating a business issue from a human resource management perspective; human resource reflective project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on the completion of a management research report and a human resource reflective project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,180 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 10,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 255 per Credit module (home fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Sir Tom Cowie Campus Sunderland SR6 0DD North East

Key information

Student Helpline
Telephone number: 
0191 515 3000