This academically challenging course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and expertise, and the professional CIPD qualification, needed for a successful career in Human Resources.
The MSc Human Resource Management aims to give you the knowledge, expertise and the professional CIPD qualification needed for a successful career in Human Resources and Personnel.
The Programme is both academically challenging, with input from world-leading academics, and practically focused, giving you the opportunity to develop the confidence, knowledge and skills needed for a successful career in Human Resource Management.
You will be equipped with the specialist knowledge and skills to succeed in a career within the Human Resource Management industry and will have the opportunity to study advocacy, debate and negotiation skills. You will learn how to understand and to undertake high-quality research to aid your decision-making within industry.
Opportunities to network with members of the Human Resource industry will be available through our programme of guest speakers and through our links with the CIPD.
As well as learning from the pioneering research of our faculty members, you will work towards a professional qualification, Graduate Membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, a qualification required by most employers for UK Human Resource Management positions.
The programme is accredited by the CIPD. All students on the Programme may register to become a Student Member of the CIPD.
If you pass all modules of the MSc HRM programme with a mark of at least 50% you will be upgraded to Associate Member and may use the designation Assoc CIPD after your name. When you have obtained sufficient professional experience you may apply to the CIPD to upgrade your membership to full Chartered Membership (MCIPD).
Our teaching is heavily informed by research and combines academic rigour with practical relevance. Our internationally leading faculty consists of academics who are at the forefront of knowledge within their field. They bring the lessons learnt from their most recent research into the classroom, giving you access to up to date real life examples and scenarios and critical business thinking.
Your teaching and learning resources will be provided and we will be responsive to your needs and views. For your part, you will need to put in the necessary amount of work both during and outside formal teaching sessions, and to make good use of the facilities provided.
Graduates have gone on to successful HR careers in a range of industries including public and private sector businesses both nationally and internationally. A number of students have also pursued further learning by undertaking a research degree after completing their masters.
Visit the Human Resource Management - MSc page on the Cardiff University website for more details!