12 months
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20500 EUR/year
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About

The MSc in Human Resource Management programme from UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School is tailor-made for students with an undergraduate degree in business, or in cognate areas such as social science, psychology, economics, politics or law. 

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Overview

Key facts

The MSc Business Human Resource Management programme from UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School  is designed to provide a research-led professional education to students wishing to pursue a career in HRM and employment relations. 

The Human Resource Management and Employment Relations Group at UCD pioneered research in these fields at University level in Ireland and is now a centre for internationally-renowned research and studies.  

Students will benefit from learning values based on research, independent inquiry and critical but constructive engagement with major debates and issues. The UCD HRM and ER Group combines professional expertise in practice and policy development with a commitment to research.  Engagement with the practical worlds of industrial relations and human resource management is a core programme feature.  

Career opportunities

Students of the MSc in Human Resource Management are prepared for a career in private and public sector organisations, employer associations and trade unions and the research, consultancy and teaching professions.  

Graduates are traditionally employed in a wide range of sectors (private and public sector organisations, trade unions, research and consultancy) and companies (Google, Microsoft, Facebook, LinkedIn, Diageo, Accenture, Mercer and PwC, amongst others).

Graduates from this programme were employed after 6 months across a range of industry sectors.  (Source:  Latest Graduate Outcomes Survey)

Potential careers for our graduates include:

  • Recruitment Consultant
  • Talent Performance Specialist
  • HR Business Partner
  • Staffing Associate
  • Personnel Officer
  • Client Services

Accreditation

The programme is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), the leading professional body for HR managers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Concepts in Industrial Relations and Human Resources
  • Human Resource Management
  • Strategy & International Business
  • Managing Conflict in Organisations
  • Employment Law
  • Work & Employment in a Global Economy
  • Employment Relations in Ireland
  • Reward Management 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are assessed on a rolling basis and courses will close once they are filled. We advise you to apply as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Credits

90 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum second-class honours degree (or equivalent) in Business/Commerce/Business Administration, Social Science, Psychology, Economics, Law, Accounting or a related area.
  • A primary degree with a minimum of three years’ work experience in Human Resource Management or employment relations.
  • Transcripts
    • CV
    • English Language Test
    • References
    • Additional Documentation

    Tuition Fee

    To alway see correct tuition fees
    • International

      20500 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 20500 EUR per year during 12 months.
    • EU/EEA

      15000 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 15000 EUR per year during 12 months.
    • Fees Part-Time EU: €8,200 per year 
    • Part-Time Non-EU: €10,250 per year 

    Living costs for Dublin

    1100 - 1800 EUR /month
    Living costs

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

    Funding

    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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