Placeholder image for Human Resource Strategy

Human Resource Strategy, M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 15 months
This Human Resource Strategy programme from University of Suffolk is designed to provide students with the opportunity to progress from existing postgraduate qualifications allowing students to achieve a Masters qualification. Students will undertake a taught module in Research Methods, and then a dissertation.



The question 'when is people management strategic human resource management?' is currently a major debating point for both human resource professionals and academics. What is not in doubt is the increasing requirement for human resource professionals to be able to demonstrate that their policies are embedded in the organisational strategy, and that they are fully geared towards achieving better business performance.

The Human Resource Strategy programme from University of Suffolk aims to develop the analytical and strategic skills of students using concepts derived from the latest academic studies of human resource management. The course provides students with the ability to respond to the challenges of the global business environment with strategically focused solutions.

Programme Structure

Course Overview:

  • This module provides practical skills essential for successful academic research. The skills of gathering, analysing, interpreting and presenting data are also critical in the work place. The module will be offered on the basis of either one afternoon or evening per week for twelve weeks or two three-day workshops. The module will prepare students for the process of undertaking their dissertation by exploring a wide range of quantitative and qualitative research methodologies and tools.
  • The module will be assessed on the basis of a written assignment, which will give students the opportunity to practice the data collection and analysis methods covered during the module.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 15 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Schedule IELTS

General Requirements

  • A postgraduate qualification in either Human Resource Management or a Business or Management specialism such as PgD in Human Resource Management.
  • Candidates who completed the CIPD professional education scheme prior to 2004 may also be required to undertake an additional module.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    870 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 870 GBP per module and a duration of 15 months.
  • EU/EEA

    870 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 870 GBP per module and a duration of 15 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Part-time Tuition fee: £870 per 20 credits 

Living costs for Ipswich

  • 793 - 1510 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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


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.

Check your budget and academic fit with this study

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.


Did you know you can compare your wishlisted programmes with our new Comparison tool?