Human Resource Management, M.Sc. | University of the West of Scotland | Paisley, United Kingdom
12 months
14500 GBP/year
11250 GBP/year
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Human Resource Management degree offered at the University of the West of Scotland has been designed in response to developments within the HRM sector and can lead to professional accreditation by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).


Human Resource Management degree offered at the University of the West of Scotland offers both full time and part time opportunities to study towards a master’s degree and at the same time, prepare you for Associate Membership of the CIPD.

This master's not only prepares you for a successful career in HRM and enables you to take on general or specialist roles within the HRM functions of organisations globally. This understanding will achieve greater utilisation of the human resource and facilitate greater business success and increased employee satisfaction. 


The full-time programme will be beneficial for those wishing to enter a career within the area of HRM or looking to complete the programme in a shorter space of time. The part-time programme will be beneficial for both general managers and those working within HRM.

Graduates from this course have HRM and management roles within the NHS, Scottish Prison Service, Transport Police and SMEs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Managing Employee Relations
  • Reward and Performance Management
  • Developing Business and Interpersonal Skills 
  • Leading, Managing and Developing People 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International- The latest we can process your application is 6 weeks before the course start date  


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
First Class
Upper Second Class (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • First or second-class Honours degree, or equivalent, in social science or business-related discipline.
  • Applicants with a non-business related degree but with significant professional experience will also be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11250 GBP per year during 12 months.

For Scottish students, cost of study per year is 7,000£  

Living costs for Paisley

700 - 1400 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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