University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Human Resource Management

**Why choose this course** Our MSc in Human Resources Management will give you the skills you need to help organisations of all kinds lead with dynamic, forward-thinking HR. We combine engaging academic study with the development of important professional skills that will impress prospective employers. Our course is also accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Outside of the taught programme itself, studying with us also gives you access to exciting talks and valuable networking events with HR leaders, skills workshops and much more. You will also have the opportunity to conduct applied HR research in a real organisation. **What you will study** Our MSc Human Resource Management will develop your ability to make best use of human resources to create added value for organisations and their workforces. This course has a strong emphasis on both stimulating academic study and professional skills development by applying evidence-based analytics and research to contemporary HR issues. This course is designed to give you an advanced understanding of HR issues and has a strong applied focus. For instance, you will receive training in HR analytics and research skills - essential for the digital age - and be able to apply what you've learnt to an HR issue in a professional organisation. The course structure closely follows the requirements for the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development's (CIPD) Advanced Diploma in HRM, offering you the opportunity to become a Chartered Member of the CIPD after successfully completing all the modules specified in their requirements.

Entry requirements

MSc: A minimum of a 2:2 UK honours degree (or international equivalent) in either Business Management/Administration, Accounting and Finance, Economics and Trade, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Political Science, Social Science, Marketing, Psychology, English or Translating and Interpreting. Candidates with a degree in another subject plus at least one year of relevant work experience will be assessed on a case-by-case basis by the Programme Director. English language requirements IELTS Academic: Full-time: 6.5 overall with 6.0 in each element. Part-time: 6.5 overall with 6.0 in each element. Full time with placement: 7.0 overall with 6.5 in each element.

Course modules

Modules listed are indicative, reflecting the information available at the time of publication. Please note that modules may be subject to teaching availability, student demand and/or class size caps. FULL-TIME Year 1 (full-time) APPLIED RESEARCH DISSERTATION - Compulsory EMPLOYMENT LAW - Compulsory MANAGEMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES - Compulsory METHODS AND ANALYTICS FOR HR RESEARCH - Compulsory ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR - Compulsory ACCOUNTING & FINANCE FOR BUSINESS - Optional CONTEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS - Compulsory GLOBAL STRATEGY - Optional HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT - Compulsory INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT - Optional LEADERSHIP - Optional Optional modules for Year 1 (full-time) - FHEQ Level 7 Choose two electives out of four in Semester 2. Students on the placement pathway must undertake the 60 credit placement module. Students NOT on the placement pathway must undertake the 60 credit dissertation module. FULL-TIME WITH PLACEMENT Year 1 (full-time with placement - 15 months) EMPLOYMENT LAW - Compulsory MANAGEMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES - Compulsory METHODS AND ANALYTICS FOR HR RESEARCH - Compulsory ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR - Compulsory ACCOUNTING & FINANCE FOR BUSINESS - Optional CONTEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS - Compulsory GLOBAL STRATEGY - Optional HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT - Compulsory INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT - Optional LEADERSHIP - Optional PLACEMENT - Compulsory Optional modules for Year 1 (full-time with placement - 15 months) - FHEQ Level 7 Choose two electives out of four in Semester 2. Students on the placement pathway must undertake the 60 credit placement module. Students NOT on the placement pathway must undertake the 60 credit dissertation module. PART-TIME Year 1 (part-time) MANAGEMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES - Compulsory ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR - Compulsory CONTEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS - Compulsory HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT - Compulsory Year 2 (part-time) APPLIED RESEARCH DISSERTATION - Compulsory EMPLOYMENT LAW - Compulsory METHODS AND ANALYTICS FOR HR RESEARCH - Compulsory ACCOUNTING & FINANCE FOR BUSINESS - Optional GLOBAL STRATEGY - Optional INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT - Optional LEADERSHIP - Optional Optional modules for Year 2 (part-time) - FHEQ Level 7 Choose two electives out of four in Semester 2

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 - 12 Months
MSc Mixed mode September 2019 - 15 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 - 24 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site GU2 7XH South East

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