M.Sc. Online

Human Resource Management

Edinburgh Napier University

21 months
810 GBP/module
810 GBP/module
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Develop valuable skills in Human Resource Management at a time, place and pace that fits around your personal and work circumstances with this Human Resource Management at the Edinburgh Napier University.


Effective Human Resource Management (HRM) at the Edinburgh Napier University is now recognised as being a vital area of business and key to organisational performance. 

Exploring areas of employee engagement and motivation, organisational development, learning and development, labour relations and the strategic environment organisations compete within allows you to gain an understanding of the complex world of HRM.

This online (part-time) programme is designed to enable you to gain a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of HRM theory and practice that will enhance your development of professional competencies in this evolving field. 


This programme will provide you with a multitude of skills that can be utilised within a dedicated HR function or any management role within an organisation. Roles that students would aim to achieve after graduation with experience would be;

  • Human resource advisor
  • Human resource manager
  • HR Business partner
  • People and organisation development manager
  • Training and development manager or consultant

You can engage with SHRM to undertake membership and receive SHRM Certification if you meet their criteria, particularly useful if you are seeking employment in countries where the SHRM is the preferred qualification.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • People and Organisational Development
  • Labour Relations
  • The Organisational Context of Human Resources
  • Learning and Development
  • Employee Resourcing
  • Human Resource Management in an International Context
  • Research Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 21 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • You can apply all year round


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The entry requirement for this course is a Bachelor (Honours) Degree at 2:2 or above. We look for applicants to have a background in any discipline in order to be eligible for the programme.
  • We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient professional work experience within the industry.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    810 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 810 GBP per module during 21 months.
  • National

    810 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 810 GBP per module during 21 months.
  • Rate shown above is for 20 credits


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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