MSc - Management with Human Resources


Bournemouth University    Bournemouth University Business School

Full time September, January MSc 1 year full time, 2 years full time - see website for full details
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Are you interested in a career in Human Resources? Look no further than our MSc in Management with Human Resources at BU. This programme equips you with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in HR strategy planning and management in both public and private sectors. With a global focus, you'll explore managing people across different cultures, organisational and employment-related issues, and the development of people as a resource. Core units cover leadership skills, marketing & strategy, and contemporary business issues. You'll also have the opportunity to undertake a 30-week work placement to enhance your employability. Entry requirements include a 2:2 Honours degree or equivalent. Don't miss out on this AACSB-accredited programme that ensures excellence in all areas. Apply now for September or January intake!

About the course

If you are considered a Home applicant for fees purposes and do not require a Student Visa, we are accepting applications onto this course for September 2023 entry until 4 September. We recommend you apply as early as possible to ensure your application is considered before the course is full. Please note, this course also has a January

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Entry Requirements

The normal requirements for embarking upon a postgraduate taught degree are:

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject, or equivalent.
If you lack the formal academic qualifications needed to enter a postgraduate or post-experience degree, there are several alternative routes to follow - some based on experience. Contact the Future Students Enquiry Team for more information: View Website
You can find details of the international qualifications we accept, and what level of study they apply to, on our entry requirements for non-UK students' page: View Website



Fees

£9,500 (UK, ROI & CI)
£16,000 (Int'l)
Placement year: £1,850

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Scholarships

For courses starting in January 2024, September 2024 and January 2025. Scholarships cannot be deferred.

The BU Sport Scholarship is available to high level sporting athletes coming to study at either undergraduate or postgraduate level at BU. The scholarship is designed to provide you with the funding you need to develop your sporting abilities and take them to the next level.

You can apply for up to £5,000 of funding and put this money towards coaching, equipment, competition entry fees, travel expenses or/or support services.

You must demonstrate excellence in your chosen sport, and be part of a Regional, National and/or International squad and compete at that level. Athletes receiving a scholarship will ideally represent BU in the BUCS programme (League and Individual), as well as themselves and/or their club at regional, national or international level. Individual athletes will also need to be competitive with top performers within the BUCS programme.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£500 to £5,000

Eligibility

You must be a high performing sportsperson and have the desire to continue to develop in the sporting arena, as well as academically
Any UK, CI, ROI or international applicant applying for a full-time postgraduate course delivered at BU

Application Procedure

Apply online by 31 August if your course starts in September and 30 November if your course starts in January.


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For courses starting January 2024, September 2024 and January 2025. Scholarships cannot be deferred.

Music scholars receive free tuition and other benefits in kind, such as examination fees and assistance with buying music. This amounts to approximately £600 per year.

As part of your application, you will need to source two references. Referees can include your Director of Music, music teacher, instrumental/vocal coach, ensemble conductor etc, or any other person qualified to write about your musical abilities.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£600

Eligibility

Any UK, CI, ROI or international applicant applying for a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate course at BU
You must be able to demonstrate that you are a talented musician or vocalist, and that you have been involved in ensemble activity.

Application Procedure

Apply online by 31 August if your course starts in September and 30 November if your course starts in January. Late applications may be considered if there are funds remaining.


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For courses starting in January 2024, September 2024 and January 2025.

The scholarship amount for September 2024 and January 2025 entry is £3,750.

Scholarships cannot be deferred.

The Postgraduate Academic Excellence Scholarship for international students is designed to recognise outstanding academic achievement.

If you are applying for a Postgraduate Diploma, distance learning course or certain courses delivered by the Faculty of Health & Social Sciences, you will not be eligible for this award

You can receive this scholarship alongside a Sports or Music scholarship, but cannot receive any other academic award.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£3,500 (tuition fee reduction)

Eligibility

Any international applicant for a full-time taught postgraduate course or Master's by research at BU
You must have achieved a minimum of an upper second-class Honours degree (or international equivalent grades - see below), or a CPE with a merit profile
Applicants for the Graduate Diploma in Law (CPE) and Legal Practice Course (LPC) are eligible for this award.

Application Procedure

Automatically awarded.


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For courses starting in January 2024, September 2024 and January 2025. Scholarships cannot be deferred.

The Academic Scholarship recognises outstanding academic achievement among our postgraduate applicants. To qualify for this award, you need to demonstrate an excellent academic profile that is relevant to your course.

You cannot receive this scholarship if you are applying for a Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, distance learning course, or part-time course.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£2,000

Eligibility

- Any UK, ROI or CI student applying for a full-time taught postgraduate degree or Master's by Research at BU
- You need to have an upper second-class honours (2:1) or above from a Bachelor's degree, or CPE with merit profile
- Applicants for the Postgraduate Diploma Legal Practice (LPC) and Graduate Diploma in Law (CPE) are eligible for this award
- You can receive this scholarship alongside a Sports or Music scholarship, but cannot receive any other academic award.

Application Procedure

Automatically awarded.


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A full Chevening Scholarship includes:

tuition fee waiver
travel to and from your home country
an arrival allowance
the cost of an entry clearance (visa) application
a grant for thesis or dissertation
an excess baggage allowance
a monthly personal living allowance.

Value of Scholarship(s)

A tuition fee waiver plus other allowances

Eligibility

Any international student applying for a full-time taught Master's degree at BU who is a citizen of a Chevening-eligible country at the time of application and who intends to return there at the end of the period of study
You must hold an undergraduate degree that is equivalent to at least an upper-second class Honours degree in the UK
Have achieved the minimum Chevening English language requirement - minimum IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with minimum 5.5 in each component or equivalent
Have completed at least two years' work experience before applying.

Application Procedure

The application window is usually between August and November each year for September entry in the following year.

The process of selecting Chevening Scholars takes a minimum of eight months from the application deadline to when applicants are conditionally selected for an award: https://www.chevening.org/scholarships/application-timeline/


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