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Human Resource Management and Organisational Analysis MSc

Whether you’re a social science graduate or a working professional, this course will help you develop an advanced knowledge of people management.

With its international perspective, this course will explore a whole range of human resources themes – from employee well-being to managing diversity.

If you’re already working and can’t commit to full-time study, this course has a part-time option over two years.

The course information sheet is a printable version of the information on this web page, which you can download here.

Key benefits

  • We provide consulting for major companies in London – you’ll have access to our network for research or job prospects.
  • We encourage an evidence-based approach. And our cutting-edge research in human resource management and organisational behaviour informs our teaching.
  • We want to prepare you for the working world. So you’ll learn to think independently about both human resource management and organisational analysis, and the interaction between them.


The Human Resource Management & Organisational Analysis MSc degree covers a diverse range of modules. You will explore key issues associated with the change in the global economy, social and technological change, cultural diversity; as well as the nature and role of financial and management accounting in business organisations.

The programme offers you flexibility with the choice to study either full or part-time and is made up of optional and required modules. You must take modules totalling 180 credits to complete the course. If you are studying full-time, you will complete the course in one year, from September to September. If you are studying part-time, your programme will take two years to complete, you will study the required module in the first year, and the dissertation in your second year.

There is an opportunity to gain CIPD accreditation by attending 14 additional workshops. (will not count towards the MSc).

Course purpose

We want to improve your career skills. Whether you’re working already or will start looking for a job on graduation, we’ll make sure you’re capable of great things.

With our international focus and our expertise in a wide range of HR issues, we’re committed to creating capable future leaders.

Required Modules

You are required to take:

• The Management of Human Resources: Conceptual and Strategic Perspectives (15 credits)

• Research Methods in HRM and Organisational Analysis (15 credits)

• The Business and Financial Context of Management (15 credits)

• Approaches to the Analysis and Management of Organisations (15 credits)

• The New Workforce: Issues and Challenges (15 credits)

• Managing Diversity; Contemporary Issues (15 credits)

• High Performance and Employee Well-Being (15 credits)

• Dissertation (60 credits)

Optional Modules

Students are required to take one of the following optional modules:

• The New Employment Relations (15 credits)

• People Analytics, Theory, Strategy and Practical Application (15 credits)

There is an option to gain a CIPD accreditation by attending 14 workshops (no credit towards MSc). This accreditation is optional and costs £1500.

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