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Human Resource Management and Training (Distance Learning)

24 months
5070 GBP/year
5070 GBP/year
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This Masters in Human Resource Management and Training offered at the University of Leicester gives you the flexibility to work from home, so you don’t fall behind in your professional life. We’ll show you how to help organisations and employees progress – at both a national and international level.


This degree provides an insight into human resource management and training within the context of organisations at a national and international level. You will study the way in which employee and organisational development are closely related to HR topics such as recruitment, performance appraisal, teamwork and motivation.

The MSc in Human Resource Management and Training offered at University of Leicester will equip you with the professional knowledge and skills to engage critically with theories and practices around training and learning in the workplace and the role of the human resources practitioner. You will develop a critical understanding of the issues and problems associated with implementing practices aimed at enhancing employee performance and organisational competitiveness. You will also develop your practical transferable skills which are invaluable in the workplace, such as oral and written presentations, problem solving, team-working, self-appraisal, and independence in the planning and management of your learning.

The course has been designed to meet your needs if you are either a newly-qualified graduate or an experienced professional looking to enhance your career prospects.

Careers and employability

Studying for a distance learning qualification can help your career prospects – you will gain the deeper knowledge and high-end skills that will set you apart. Studying with us gives a clear signal to employers. It demonstrates that you have the spark, ambition and commitment to take your career to the next level. Your employer will also benefit directly from your newly acquired understanding and capabilities.

By taking the MSc in Human Resource Management and Training, you will acquire the latest academic and professional knowledge in the areas of recruitment, selection, managing labour relations, training and career development, employee and organisational development, which will enhance your professional development and career prospects. The course has been designed to meet the needs of newly qualified graduates as well as experienced professional looking to enhance their career prospects.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Employee Development and Workplace Learning
  • Managing Human Resources
  • Research Methods
  • Changing Nature of Skills, Production, Performance and Competitiveness
  • Implementing Improvements in Organisational Performance
  • The Global Context of Human Resource Development and Human Resource Management

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first- or second-class honours degree or equivalent in a relevant field
  • Or an approved professional qualification coupled with three years or more suitable professional experience
If you do not hold a relevant qualification but have three or more years of substantial work experience in human resources, management, training or employee relations then you can be considered for the course based on providing a copy of your CV and a personal statement of 500-1,000 words detailing your suitability and relevant work experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5070 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10140 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    5070 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10140 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.


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