Businesses can’t run without people, which means they can’t run without good people management. The field of human resources is a far cry from its origins as personnel management, and to succeed in a rapidly changing business world, it is essential for managers to have a good grasp of how the people within them flourish or fail.
As well as examining the key HR and management topics, you will also have the opportunity to modify the course to your own preferences. We offer optional modules in:
The final module you will study is the Business with Human Resources programme at the University of Essex Online, an in-depth study into your choice of any managerial, human resource or miscellaneous business issue.
You will conduct independent research into the topic and your report shall make recommendations on how to manage the issue based on the data and conclusions you draw from it.
Companies seek out candidates with the most advanced skills to fill senior positions, and a postgraduate qualification is an excellent way to showcase that you possess those abilities.
This course is designed for those seeking employment in a high-level human resource management role, however roles within business management, banking, insurance, accountancy, marketing, sales, retail and finance would also greatly benefit from the knowledge gained through this course.
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You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Schedule IELTS
An undergraduate degree from an approved institution, equivalent to a UK Honours degree, or a relevant professional qualification
At least 5 year(s) of work experience are required.
Senior level work experience
This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
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