The MSc in HRM is designed to be completed through 12 months full time or 24 months part time study. Full time students are required to take four modules and part time students to take two modules per semester. Attendance for the part time variant is one evening per week. A variety of teaching methods are employed in the MBS programme, such as seminars, experiential learning, case studies, self-directed learning, supervised research and taught modules. Assessment methodologies include examinations, individual and group written reports, individual and group presentations, class participation, and on independent research thesis. The objectives of the MSc in HRM are to develop among current and future human resource professionals: 1)A sophisticated understanding of the competitive, economic, and regulatory contexts in which organisations operate. 2)A comprehensive knowledge of the latest developments occurring within the human resource profession, and the analytical and evealuative skills needed to assess the applicability of these developments in differing organisational contexts.
The MSc in HRM in fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD), allowing successful students to receive the award of Graduate Membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (Grad. CIPD).