University of the Highlands and Islands

University of the Highlands and Islands

Human Resource Management

HR professionals play a crucial role in the development of organisations, and this recognised award is designed to help current and future HR practitioners prepare for the challenges and opportunities in today's rapidly changing business environment. Whether you are a graduate looking to gain employment in this specialist field or already in work and needing to develop your skills and abilities, the part-time, CIPD accredited MSc in Human Resource Management is ideal for you. The course will equip you with the skills to make an immediate and effective contribution to the HR function by helping to attract, retain and develop the employees needed for organisational success.

Entry requirements

2.2 Honours degree or above. Applicants with relevant professional experience are encouraged to apply.

Course modules

PgCert core modules: understanding contemporary leadership and management; managing and developing the human resource. Choose 1 option module from the following: managing accounting and finance; talent development and management; leading and managing remotely; reward development and management; employee relations; employment law; knowledge-based coaching. Pgdip: core modules: strategic change and innovation; research methods and techniques. Choose 1 option module from the following: managing accounting and finance; talent development and management; leading and managing remotely; reward development and management; employee relations; employment law; knowledge-based coaching.

Assessment methods

Applied research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 650 per Module (Channel Islands) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 520 per Module (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 650 per Module (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,100 per Module (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 650 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 520 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 650 per Module (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 650 per Module (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 650 per Module (Channel Islands) 2 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 520 per Module (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 650 per Module (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 1,100 per Module (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 650 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time January 2017 GBP 520 per Module (Scotland) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Inverness College UHI Inverness IV2 5NA Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
University Admissions Office
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0845 272 3600