This programme is aimed at those who wish to develop a critical understanding of people and organisations. It focuses on strategic and individual-level improvements, through assessment of the role of human resource management (HRM) in modern organisations, the issues involved in developing strategic aims (including on an international basis), employment relations, and selecting, motivating and developing staff. You will also acquire applied research skills.
The programme is recognised by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).
Why study this course at Birkbeck?
Enhance or develop your career in human resources, management, training and development or consultancy. Develop a critical understanding of human resource management, organisational behaviour and employment relations theory and practice. Benefit from Birkbeck’s renowned quality teaching and expertise in the delivery of part-time programmes. Access to an extensive range of electronic resources, including specially prepared texts for each module. Use of the online learning environment with a high level of staff support.
Birkbeck is one of the world’s leading research-intensive institutions. Our cutting-edge scholarship informs public policy, achieves scientific advances, supports the economy, promotes culture and the arts, and makes a positive difference to society.
Birkbeck’s research excellence was confirmed in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, which placed Birkbeck 30th in the UK for research, with 73% of our research rated world-leading or internationally excellent.