This degree provides an insight into human resource management and training within the context of organisations at a national and international level. You will study the way in which employee and organisational development are closely related to HR topics such as recruitment, performance appraisal, teamwork and motivation.
The MSc in Human Resource Management and Training will equip you with the professional knowledge and skills to engage critically with theories and practices around training and learning in the workplace and the role of the human resources practitioner. You will develop a critical understanding of the issues and problems associated with implementing practices aimed at enhancing employee performance and organisational competitiveness. You will also develop your practical transferable skills which are invaluable in the workplace, such as oral and written presentations, problem solving, team-working, self-appraisal, and independence in the planning and management of your learning.
Module 1: Employee Development and Workplace Learning
Module 2: Managing Human Resources
Module 3: students to choose one option, subject to availability from the following:
• The Changing Nature of Skills, Production, Performance and Competitiveness
• Implementing Improvements in Organisational Performance
• Global Context of HRD and HRM
Module 4: Research Methods
Dissertation (16,000-20,000 words)
Start Date: February, June and October Each Year
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•A first or second-class honours degree in a relevant field•Or an approved professional qualification coupled with three years or more suitable professional experience