Human Resource Management, M.Sc.

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  • 24 months
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The MSc Human Resource Management course from London South Bank University is designed for busy professionals working within the context of personnel/human resource management and the allied professions, seeking personal or career development but who may not have the time to commit to a full masters degree.

About

You can choose to study the PgDip as a stand alone qualification or you can choose to complete the full Masters qualification. Both courses are approved by the Chartered Institute of Professional Development (CIPD)and meet the CIPD Advanced Standards. This means on successful completion of the Postgraduate Diploma or MSc you'll become an Associate member of the CIPD. In addition the programme provides you with the knowledge to upgrade to either Chartered Member or Chartered Fellow levels of professional membership, providing you meet the respective criteria as set by the CIPD.

The MSc Human Resource Management course from London South Bank University aims to develop the professional capability of human resource management practitioners through developing a range of skills, knowledge and understanding in Leadership and HR Management, including:

  • people management and development,
  • business understanding,
  • professional and ethical behaviour,
  • analytical and intuitive/creative thinking
  • continuing learning and development

Benefits of PgDip

The PG Dip HRM is designed for busy professionals working within the context of personnel/human resource management and the allied professions, seeking personal or career development but who may not have the time to commit to a full masters degree.

Benefits of MSc

The MSc course has all of the benefits of the PgDip – including CIPD accreditation – plus a research methods and dissertation module.

The dissertation involves the identification and refinement of an HR problem, undertaking an in-depth literature review, the collection of primary data, and the analysis and evaluation of this data so as to produce a set of implementable and/or secondary recommendations

Employability

The programme is designed for professionals or line managers who are working in the field of Human Resource Management or Development. Students who have successfully completed the course have found it has enabled them to take on additional responsibilities and/ or move onto more senior positions within HR and/or Management.

Accreditation

Accreditation:
  • cipd

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Power and constraint: The Strategic Context (CIPD: The Strategic Context)
  • Leadership and HR strategy (CIPD: Leading, Managing and Developing People)
  • Leadership and management skills (CIPD: Developing Skills for Business Leadership)
  • Resourcing and talent management (CIPD: Resourcing and Talent Management)
  • Research methods for HR (Core)
  • Managing the employment relationship (Core)
  • Managing reward (CIPD: Reward Management 
  • Employment law (CIPD: Employment Law)
  • Leading and managing change (non-CIPD Module)
  • Managing coaching and mentoring (CIPD: Managing Coaching and Mentoring
  • Leadership and management development (CIPD: Leadership and Management Development)
  • Dissertation (20,000 words) (Only MSc)
For more information, please visit the programme's website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      PgDip Part-time: 24 months

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

One of the features of the course is the diversity of the student cohort. You may be working in any sector (private, public or not-for-profit) or industry (government, finance, consultancy, private industry, high-tech, retail, hospitality) and organisations of any size (from SME’s to multi-national companies). We welcome students from a variety of background or academic discipline. Academic entry requirements include an undergraduate degree (minimum 2.2) in any subject. 

It is anticipated that you will have two year’s work experience, mostly likely within a HR or people management field. We will also consider applicants who are working in a management role outside of HR.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    5208 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10416 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    3458 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6916 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

We offer students considerable financial help through scholarships, bursaries, charitable funds, loans and other financial support. Many of our scholarships are given as direct Tuition Fee discounts.

Students holding an offer of a place on a postgraduate course will be invited to apply for a Vice-Chancellor Scholarships.

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