University of Westminster

University of Westminster

Human Resource Management

This programme is designed to build on candidates understanding of the theory and practice of human resource management techniques. The course provides a professionally focused and research informed blend of academic and practical information, encouraging critical reflection on current approaches in the field.

Entry requirements

Postgraduate diploma in personnel and management, or a postgraduate diploma in management studies, or an equivalent qualification, plus at least 7 years relevant work experience.

Course modules

Core modules: dissertation; hrm in context; managing human resources; research methods; skills of the manager/consultant Option modules, candidates choose 2 of the following chartered institute of personnel development (CIPD) modules: employee relations; learning and development; organisational analysis, design and development; people resourcing; reward management. Applicants can also choose 2 from the following additional option modules: assessment and individual differences at work; designing and delivering training; employment law for hr practitioners; international personnel management; knowledge management; management development; managing culture and change; managing diversity and equality in employment; strategic personnel and development.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include written assignments, portfolios, presentations, examinations and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 11,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 6,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
MA Part-time evening - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Marylebone Camden NW1 5LS South East

Key information

Course Enquiries Office
Telephone number: 
020 7911 5000