University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Human Resource Management

This course develops students' knowledge and skills in the evaluation, discussion and analysis of issues in the sector. Students learn how managers are best able to utilise human resources to create added value for customers and to secure a competitive advantage for their organisation.

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally hold a Bachelors degree (UK 2.2 or above) or equivalent qualification from a recognised British or overseas university in a related subject (psychology, economics, law, business studies with human resources). If an applicant�s Bachelors degree is not in a subject related to the course, some relevant work experience would be an advantage. Higher level professional qualifications may also be accepted. Each applicant is assessed on their own merit. Students whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent (with a minimum 6.0 in each component).

Course modules

This programme consists of 6 compulsory modules, 2 elective modules and a dissertation. Compulsory modules: Management of human resources; human resource development; employment law; research methods; accounting and finance for business; industrial relations. Elective modules: Advanced organisation theory; international human resource management; strategy.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: Written assignments in the essay style; traditional examinations; a 15,000-word dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 10,600 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 16,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 10,600 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Surrey Guildford GU2 7XH South East

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