MA in Human Resource Management
(Top-up) Degree

Students from Level 7 Diploma in Human Resource Management can progress to this course
Awarding Body
University of Northampton
Start Date
January / September
Study Mode
Distance Learning
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Awarding Body
University of Northampton, UK
Start Date
January / September
Study Mode
Distance Learning
Download Brochure
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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
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

Students can complete the top-up course in 6-12 months.

Tuition Fee

Total Programme 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 University of Northampton by the London Institute of Business and Technology.

Total Fee £2,220

Payment Terms
Pay in Full: £2,220

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