Masters degrees in Human Resource Management equip postgraduates with the techniques involved in managing and developing an organisation’s workforce.
Courses range from taught MA and MSc programmes, to research-based MRes programmes, as well as professional MBAs. Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject, and work experience in some cases.
Undertaking a Masters in Human Resources Management will make you a valuable asset to many employers upon graduation. As well as providing you with the opportunity to undertake rigorous training in the field, many courses are offered with accreditation from institutes such as the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Gaining accreditation provides you with a mark of professional quality; essential for an increasingly competitive job market.
You will gain the skills to effectively deal with the internal and external influences which impact the effectiveness of an organisation’s workforce. This includes techniques in operations management, internal strategy and financial planning. It may also include a consideration of international marketing and recruitment.
Careers include consultancy, share dealing, recruitment, and marketing. You might also provide HR training for SMEs (small or medium-sized enterprises), international corporations and even government agencies.