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About Industrial Relations
Masters degrees in Industrial Relations explore the relationships between groups of working people and their employers. Courses may focus on the management and role of representative organisations such as trade unions or lobbying groups.
Courses are typically taught MA and MSc degrees, though research-based MRes and MPhil programmes may also be available at some institutions. Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject such as Business or Communication Studies.
These courses explore the relationship between staff members, business owners and government agencies, working to understand Industrial Relations from local to international scales.
This includes scrutiny of labour management, analysing trade union organisation, and exploring performance and reward management systems. Many courses offer you the opportunity to undertake an industrial placement to broaden your vocational skills. Through these you may specialise in particular industries such as the Medical and Pharma industry, the Energy Sectors, or Retail.
A Masters in this field could help you to start up your own business or provide you with suitable experience to work across a range of departments within an existing organisation. Specialist employers include trade unions, political organisations or legal agencies.
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People are at the heart of any organisation, so the ability to manage and develop employees, ensure their welfare and understand changing employment legislation is essential to business survival. This Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) course is essential for those wanting a career in HR. Read more
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The Master of Human Resource Management (MHRM) programme is designed in collaboration with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), the world’s largest Chartered HR and development body, for aspiring managers and professionals with the ambition to become strategic leaders and human resource managers. Read more
Work should be decent for workers and productive for organisations. At Manchester Met, we help organisations and policy makers take an evidence-based approach to quality and performance. . Read more
Our course is specifically designed with busy professionals and their organisations in mind. The format of the programme requires attendance at a 2 day Induction and 1 day per month in University with 2 weekends per year for assessments. Read more
This programme aims to develop your expertise in the field of Human Resource Management, and allows you to gain professional accreditation from the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD). Read more
This course shares a common first year (semesters one and two) with our MA Human Resource Management (MA HRM). You need not decide whether to pursue the Diploma or MA until the end of semester two. Read more
Our MSc Employment Relations and Human Resource Management programme is accredited by the Chartered Membership of the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (CIPD) and is ideal for those interested in developing a career in employment relations, labour relations or related fields. Read more
Whether you currently work in human resources (HR) or are looking to move into the profession, this course will provide you with an excellent foundation in HR knowledge and skills. . Read more
This programme provides a unique combination of HR, management development and consulting, enabling careers in HR, management consultancy, management and organisational development. Read more
This programme offers in-depth analyses of human resource management themes such as workforce planning, encompassing recruitment, retention and reward, and conflict management. Read more
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