12 months
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26300 GBP/year
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About

The MSc in Human Resource Management from The University of Edinburgh will give you the knowledge, understanding and key skills that are required by today’s HR professionals and to enable you to effectively contribute to dynamic organisations.

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Overview

Managing people – an organisation’s most valuable and often most costly resource - has for a long time been a key business challenge. Changing economic, financial, demographic, and political landscapes mean that the constitution of effective human resource management and how it may best be practiced is constantly evolving. 

Recent developments indicate clearly that the portfolio of HRM responsibilities within organisations is growing with the need for employee engagement with broader policies such as corporate social responsibility or work-life balance.

The MSc in Human Resource Management from The University of Edinburgh has been designed to provide a combination of courses that will enable the professional development of future HR managers. 

Learning outcomes

You will:

  • demonstrate an understanding of key terms, theories/concepts and practices within the field of HRM
  • demonstrate competence in Development and Problem-Solving in the area of HR Management
  • provide innovative solutions to problems in the fields of HRM
  • be able to identify and appreciate the significance of ethical issues in HRM

Programme Structure

Learning will primarily be through:

  • lectures
  • set reading
  • class discussions
  • exercises
  • group-work assignments
  • problem-solving in tutorials
  • case studies

Assessment methods include examinations, assignments, presentations or continuous assessment.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • There are 5 application rounds.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

You will need a UK first-class or 2:1 honours degree in one of the subjects below, or an equivalent overseas qualification.

  • An undergraduate degree in any subject is normally required.

  • Candidates must demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in Human Resource Management.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26300 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    16200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16200 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /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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