MA Human Resource Management is one of our courses fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) against its latest professional standards, giving students the opportunity to apply for Chartered (Full) Membership. Based in Greenwich London, The MA is aimed at both aspiring and experienced HR professionals.
This course will help you to become adaptable, well-informed and proficient in a range of managerial skills, developing a critical awareness of current problems and insights in the discipline of HRM.
You can study part-time (two evenings a week for two years) or full-time (four evenings a week for one year) plus three workshops over the duration of the course. See 'key facts' for further details.
The aims of this degree are:
- To establish a systematic understanding and critical awareness of current problems and insights in the field of HRM, informed by cutting edge academic research and professional practice
- To develop a range of business skills applied to the management of people and organisations
- To encourage a conceptual understanding of HRM that enables the student to critically evaluate current research and advanced scholarship.
Visit the website http://www2.gre.ac.uk/study/courses/pg/hr/persdev
Our programmes are designed to provide Continuing Professional Development for HR practitioners, with several years work experience, and will prepare you for senior organisation roles. You will learn how to approach business problems strategically and combine academic and practical approaches.
What you'll study
- Developing Skills for Business Leadership (15 credits)
- Human Resource Management in Context (15 credits)
- Leading, Managing and Developing People (15 credits)
- Foundations of Scholarship and Research Methods (15 credits)
- Learning and Talent Development. (15 credits)
- Resourcing and Talent Management (15 credits)
- Reward Management (15 credits)
- Human Resources Strategy (15 credits)
- Dissertation (45 credits)
Fees and finance
Your time at university should be enjoyable and rewarding, and it is important that it is not spoilt by unnecessary financial worries. We recommend that you spend time planning your finances, both before coming to university and while you are here. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.
Find out more about our fees and the support available to you at our:
- Postgraduate finance pages (http://www.gre.ac.uk/finance/pg
- International students' finance pages (http://www.gre.ac.uk/finance/international
Students are assessed through examinations, essays, reports, online learning logs and a dissertation. Assessment approaches will vary according to the course studied.
The MA usually leads towards students obtaining full Chartered membership of the CIPD. Candidates are advised to check the Chartered membership requirements directly with the CIPD.
Graduate may pursue opportunities in HR-related disciplines.
Find out about the teaching and learning outcomes here - http://www2.gre.ac.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0006/643992/Prog-Spec-MA-Pers-and-Development.pdf
Find out how to apply here - http://www2.gre.ac.uk/study/apply
An undergraduate degree at 2.2 or above from a recognised university or higher education institute (with ideally two years relevant work experience) OR an equivalent qualification (Please contact the Programme Leader to discuss). Professionals with any previous Level 7 CIPD qualifications are welcome to apply to enter the programme with advanced standing at appropriate points (subject to completion of a minimum number of credits). Students who have not undertaken their previous study in English require an IELTS score of normally 7.0 or equivalent (with no component score less than 6.5).