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Human Resource Management (CIPD Pathway)

University of Birmingham

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
22150 GBP/year
10450 GBP/year
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About

Effective local, national and global people management is a critical part of any organisation's success. Designed for graduates from a range of backgrounds, the Human Resource Management (CIPD Pathway) programme from the University of Birmingham provides you with access to, and an opportunity to become a member of, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

Overview

With a strong focus on HRM practice and professional managerial skills development, our programme takes you further than the standard pathway. We meet the CIPD's Advanced level criteria, so when you successfully complete the pathway you can apply for Associate, then Chartered, level membership, depending on your role and experience.

Why study this course?

By the end of the Human Resource Management (CIPD Pathway) programme from the University of Birmingham you will have a high standard of knowledge and understanding of the current practical, intellectual and policy challenges facing practitioners in the field of human resource management. These include:

  • The relationship between HRM and business strategy
  • The impact of HRM on company performance
  • The challenge of developing HRM strategies in an international context   
  • The implications of new individual and collective employment rights
  • Managing change and introducing new forms of work organisation
  • Ensuring that employees are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge.

In addition, you will be eligible to apply for membership of the CIPD at either Associate or Chartered level.

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Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Resource Management 
  • International Perspectives on Industrial Relations 
  • Training Development
  • Leading and Managing within Organizations 
  • International Human Resource Management 
  • Researching Work, Employment and Employee Relations 
  • Leadership Development 
  • Change Management 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

190 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
95
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good Honours degree (2:1 or higher) or postgraduate diploma from a UK university or equivalent
  • The programme accepts a range of qualifications from different countries

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22150 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22150 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10450 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

  • International students can often gain funding through overseas research scholarships, Commonwealth scholarships or their home government
  • The government-backed student loans will provide up to £10,000 for taught and research Masters courses in all subject areas

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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