24 months
5000 GBP/year
5000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Your Human Resource Management programme at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). The CIPD is the professional body for HRM/HRD professionals in the UK, and further afield.

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The online, part-time MSc in Human Resource Management from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) will help you understand how to promote exceptional output from the people at the heart of organisations. 

Through a curriculum that combines rigorous academic study, skills development, and practical application, you’ll develop the expertise needed to succeed as a human resource management (HRM) specialist. 

You can look forward to engaging with our expert academics via weekly live webinars, alongside additional support from our online tutors. Through regular learning activities, assessments, and feedback, you’ll get to experience many ways that our distance learning courses put your needs first. 

Upon completing the MSc, you’ll be able to: 

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of different concepts, models, and ideologies to better understand and manage organisations 
  • Critically analyse business needs and issues using relevant data, along with anticipating objections and preparing responses 
  • Assess how to develop and grow organisations through people management and development processes 
  • Research future trends in HRM and identify good practice that can be imported from outside your organisation 


Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). 

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Research in Practice 
  • Global People Management 
  • Strategic HRM Futures 
  • Research Project 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must hold at least a 2:2 degree or equivalent professional experience or learning in a related field. However, please note that we’ll consider all candidates on their individual merits.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    5000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 GBP for the full programme during 24 months.

£10,000 (paid in two instalments)


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