Human Resource Management, M.Sc. | Aston University | Birmingham, United Kingdom
12 months
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22750 GBP/year
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About

This Human Resource Management course from Aston University provides you with a detailed theoretical knowledge of Human Resource Management, whilst at the same time giving you the relevant vocational skills needed for a range of HR roles.

Overview

By taking the Human Resource Management course from Aston University, you’ll study fascinating subject areas, starting with a module which examines how the management of human resources can contribute to business performance. You will study how this can influence the motivation and engagement of employees, and also explores the legislation businesses must adhere to. In the second term you will examine how organisations select, recruit and develop employees to give them the competitive advantage. New for this year, students will have the opportunity to delve into the growth area of HR analytics.  Given this breadth of knowledge, you’ll develop a well-rounded understanding of HRM theory and how to practically apply it.

You’ll study The Aston Global Advantage module which focuses on professional development and employability, helping you to apply the key skills that you will gain throughout the year.

During The Aston Global Advantage, you’ll will also have the opportunity to study abroad with one of our international partners, undertake an internship placement in the UK or overseas or get involved in a global business challenge simulation.

How will this course help my career?

You’ll learn the practical skills required of HR practitioners in any organisation. We teach you useful recruitment techniques, how to apply employment law, effective training and development tools and approaches, as well as negotiating skills, which are key to dealing with difficult workplace situations. By gaining these skills, you’ll be well-equipped for a range of graduate roles.

Our teaching staff are recognised as experts in their field. We boast a mix of leading academics in HRM, such as Pawan Budhwar, who is world-renowned for his research into the international aspects of HRM. We also have teaching staff who are actively working in consultancy, such as Kathy Daniels who works extensively with the CIPD.

Our recent graduates have gone on to secure roles with prestigious national and international organisations, including KPMG, Unilever, Kier and the Civil Service. With a reputation for graduate employability, we can help you fulfil your career aspirations.

Accreditation

CIPD Accredited

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Strategic and International Human Resource Management
  • Assessment and Performance 
  • Learning and Talent Development
  • Employment Law
  • Research Methods 
  • Managing and Interpreting Financial Information

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good UK honours degree (minimum lower second class)
  • Equivalent overseas degree recognised by Aston University
As well as:
  • Two professional references – at least one must be from an academic referee
  • An official academic transcript of your university grades to date A completed application form.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22750 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    11850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11850 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 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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