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Human Resource Management

University of Worcester

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
13700 GBP/year
7080 GBP/year
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About

The Human Resource Management programme of University of Worcester is designed to inspire you to lead and develop others, through effective management of resourcing, talent and change.

Overview

The Human Resource Management programme of University of Worcester is a highly contemporary course, which brings you right up to date with latest emerging contexts, such as global shifts in economic power, climate change, employer branding, changing work patterns, and how to build an inclusive organisation that is rooted in both global diversity, best practices and intercultural competence. Your time at university is an important investment in your future career potential and ability to compete for the most desirable graduate jobs.

Key features

  • Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
  • Optional 6-month internship
  • Certificate in Strategic Management (CMI qualification) optionally awarded* upon successful completion of the course which will greatly impact your long-term career aspirations. You will also have access to Associate Membership of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
  • A multinational programme, typically attracting students from over 20 countries, enabling you to share your experience and build a global mindset

Where could it take you?

The MSc Human Resource Management prepares you for a successful career in areas such as personnel management, consultancy, recruitment and selection, training and development, reward management and human resource planning.

You may also wish to further your studies by undertaking a PhD in HRM related issues, under the supervision of our Centre for People @ Work.

Internship

Subject to permission by UK Visa and Immigration on application of your visa you can choose to take a 6-month internship, extending the 12-month Masters course to 18-months. Whilst an internship of your choice is not guaranteed the Business School will support you to be successful in finding a suitable internship to gain important experience within the UK workforce.

Students choosing to undertake the optional internship will have access to a placements preparation module and careers advice and support, which will assist you in preparation for interviews, CV writing, understanding assessment centres etc. Thereafter, you will be able to apply to spend your internship at an organisation of your choice, anywhere in the UK or abroad (once confirmed with the Placements Office). Students have taken internships in DHL, Daimler, Borwell, Herefordshire & Worcestershire Fire and Rescue Service, ISOQS, Sight Concern, Southco, St Richards Hospice, and Worcestershire County Cricket Club.

WBS also have links with national companies through placement programmes such as Aldi, Asda, Atos, Bosch, CGI, Eaton, Eli Lilly, Enterprise Rent A Car, Hewlett Packard, IBM, Intel, Jaguar Land Rover, Lenovo, Lidl, Marks & Spencer, Mercedes, Microsoft, Napp, Porsche, Volkswagen, Volvo and Waitrose.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Investigation & Discovery
  • Coaching and Mentoring for Business Leaders
  • Engaging the Diverse Workforce
  • Leadership and Change Management
  • Strategic Resourcing and Talent Management
  • Strategy, Sustainability & the Global Economy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
86
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
70

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Either a first or second-class Honours Degree or equivalent.
  • The IELTS score for international applicants is 6.5 (with no less than 5.5 in each component). Other English Language qualifications will be considered. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13700 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7080 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7080 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
Part-time fees:
  • UK / EU, EEA: 590 GBP per 15 credits
  • INTERNATIONAL: 1,142 GBP per 15 credits

Funding

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