This course will develop your knowledge and skills in core areas of human resource management (HRM) to help you start or further your career as a HR professional. The course will also enhance your expertise in professional activities related to employee resourcing, employee development, employment relations and employment law. You will gain experience in practical problem solving informed by leading edge theory and research. •CIPD approved centre We are an established CIPD approved centre with a track record of delivering high-quality provision. The department has robust links with the CIPD at both local and national levels. •CIPD assessment Part-time study allows you to consolidate your experience while studying, which is important for your CIPD upgrade assessment. •Flexible study schedule Supported blended learning allows you the flexibility to coordinate your study around work and family life. The cross sectorial nature of the part time student group allows you a real opportunity to compare practices across organisations and to learn from the experiences of others. •Apply theory practically A core advantage of being able to study and work is that you have the chance to apply your learning in practice.
Teaching and assessments
Teaching is delivered through formal lectures, informal seminars, tutorials, workshops, discussions and e-learning packages.This is a part time course with one evening class per week.
•Developing Skills for Business Leadership •Investigating a Business Issue from an HR Perspective •Leading, Managing and Developing People •Employee Resourcing
•Investigating a Business Issue from an HR Perspective •Employment Relations •Human Resource Management in Context •Human Resource Management in a Legal Context •Research Methods and Dissertation (MA students only) Note: All modules are subject to change in order to keep content current.
Note: All modules are subject to change in order to keep content current.
Entry qualifications are normally either a degree in a business-related subject with a minimum of a good honours degree, or a CIPD Foundation or Advanced Certificate or Diploma with appropriate experience. All candidates for the part-time PG Diploma/MA are expected to be currently working in a role related to human resources. If English is not your first language, an IELTS score of 6.5 (including a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent is normally required. English language tuition is available both before and during the course if required