MA in Human Resource Management

Student will undergo the Level 7 Diploma in Human Resource Management and complete the final year with University of Northampton
Awarding Body
University of Northampton
Duration
6 MONTHS
Start Date
January / September
Study Mode
Distance Learning
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Awarding Body
University of Northampton
Duration
09 MONTHS
Start Date
January / September
Study Mode
Distance Learning
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Programme Overview

The MA is designed for those who have completed their Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Postgraduate Diploma and aims to provide a means by which the continuing professional and personal needs of human resource practitioners may be met. This course aims to extend your understanding and competence whilst enhancing your ability to think strategically about management and organisational change.

The aim of this course is to develop you as an HR professional. You will be introduced to specialised knowledge and research evidence giving you an in depth understanding of successful people management in organisations.

Perhaps more importantly, you will practice the tools and techniques of strategic and operational HRM giving you practical, insight-driven experience which will help further your career.

The course modules are designed to provide you with expert knowledge of distinct HR subject areas combined with exposure to contemporary debates, policies and practices, keeping you at the forefront of developments in your field. You will develop an understanding of HRM within a range of organisational contexts, and you will be equipped with the analytical and diagnostic skills required of HR professionals in the workplace.

Course Content

Level 7 Modules

HRM701 - Contemporary HRM ( 20 Credits )
This module discusses the core issues in the management of individuals that modern managers have to face, and recent human resource research done on those areas.
HRM702 - Leading, Managing and HR Development (20 Credits)
This module covers how companies significantly outperform their peers in terms of economic profitability by following the leadership development practices. It discusses latest HRM practices that enables and empowers the worker and diverse management styles which are efficient and effective in various circumstances.
HRM703 - Resourcing, Talent Management and Development (20 Credits)
This module covers key themes such as employment markets, adaptability, fairness, diversity, demographic trends, human resource planning, recruitment, employer branding, retention and retirement.
HRM704 - Performance Management (20 Credits)
In this module the process of communication between a manager and an employee regarding the strategic objectives of the organization, factors influencing the employee performance and strategies to manage such in a constructive manner are highlighted.
HRM705 - Employee Relations (20 Credits)
This module discusses the industrial relations in which the company manages relationships between employers and employees, labour/trade unions, employer organizations and the government with a focus on business success and mitigating organisational risk.
HRM706 - Investigating a Business Issue from an HR Perspective (20 Credits)
This module covers the key elements of professional competences for independent research of HRM including strategic awareness, diagnostic skills, business orientation, and a concern with adding value through human resource (HR) practice.

Final Year Modules

There is only one module for this programme:
HRMM303 Dissertation and Research Methods (60 credits)
Entry Requirements
Entry to MA in Human Resource Management

A recognised First or Second Class Honours degree from a UK University (or an international equivalent) in human resource management, or in business, commerce, management or related disciplines.

It would be an advantage for applicants to have experience of working in a HR or general management role for at least a year.

You may be invited to an interview with the Programme Leader to assess your suitability for entry to the course.

Course Duration

Total Programme Fee
Please contact admissions office to get details on the latest tuition fee.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning is the recognition of non-certified learning towards a full unit or a qualification. You are able to gain credits using your previous regulated or unregulated qualifications or work experience. You can submit your CV for an evaluation of the RPL eligibility here.

Tuition Fee

Please contact admissions office to get details on the latest tuition fee

Frequently Asked Questions
What is included in the cost of my programme?
  • All course material, including online modules and written assignments
  • Personal tutor support with online sessions
  • Dedicated student support
  • Access to an online community learning forum
  • Assignment marking and feedback
Am I eligible for this programme?

You are eligible if you meet our stipulated entry requirements.

Will there be an interview?

There is no interview process. You will be enroled to Anglia Ruskin University via Chesnut Education.

Enrolment Options
Standard Route

Easy Monthly Payments

Access to LMS
Easy 6 instalments
Complete in 6 months
Unlimited tutor support
Requires submitting 1 assignment per month
£290
/month
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Flexi Mode

Academic Pathway

Free Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Access to LMS
No monthly payments
Complete at your own pace
Priority support
Unlimited tutor support
Dedicated counselor
No additional bank charges
Career guidance & advise
£1,600
1-time
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Fast-Track

Easy Monthly Payments

Access to LMS
Easy 3 instalments
Complete in 3 months
Priority support
Unlimited tutor support
Requires submitting 2 assignments per month
£580
/month
Get Started
Total Fee £3,900
PAYMENT TERMS

Payment Terms
Pay in Full: £3,900

  • Installment plans are available on request. Please contact the Admissions Office for more information!
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