This top-up course is aimed at those who hold the postgraduate diploma in Human Resource Management and wish to further progress to a professional level. It is accredited by the CIPD and will help you to achieve your career goals. Our business school holds devolved status from the CIPD and was given after ten years of student performance above the national average in all areas.
You will undertake an independent research project of your choice, supported by an academic supervisor, who will enable you to complete this worthwhile Masters in Human Resource Management (top up). If you are not already a member of the CIPD the successful completion of this course enables you to apply for Chartered Membership Status.
The course will assist you to make a strategic contribution to any organisation; it will also advance your career allowing you to successfully compete for higher level posts within the field of HR.
What happens on the course?
Business Analysis Project You will undertake a significant independent business analysis project which will be supported by a supervisor.
The Business School currently holds devolved status from the CIPD and this course is accredited by this professional body.
Completion of the course enables students to apply for professional membership of the CIPD.
The CIPD is world renowned for developing the standards for the HR profession, and for anyone wishing to pursue or further their career within the field of HR it is essential that a CIPD postgraduate qualification is obtained, giving membership to the professional body.
Most organisations who recruit HR professionals require applicants to either hold a CIPD qualification or be studying to achieve one.
International, national and local recruitment to the field of HR is growing and as such competition for employment is high. Our programme is a robust programme that has been highly commended by the CIPD for many years.
What skills will you gain?
Synthesise relevant critical thinking through academic research completing an independent research project/dissertation at masters level
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These modules are correct at the time of publication. Modules may change over time due to validation and continuous monitoring policies. Applicants will be notified in writing of any significant changes to their chosen course(s).
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The entry requirement for the part time MA HRM (top up) is a postgraduate diploma in Human Resource Management.
Course fees and finance
Postgraduate Loans: Are available for taught and research Masters courses for students resident in England. For more information on eligibility and how to apply online visit: www.gov.uk/postgraduate-loan
Professional and Career Development Loan: The University is a Professional and Career Development Loans (PCDL) registered Learning Provider, registration number . A PCDL is a commercial bank loan that you can use to help pay for work-related learning. For further information on financial assistance to support your learning, please visit the GOV.UK website or contact the National Careers Service on 0800 100 900.
Charitable Funding: You might also want to explore the possibility of funding from charitable trusts; please see the following websites www.acf.org.uk, www.dsc.org.uk/fundingwebsites or www.family-action.org.uk. Most charities and trust funds offer limited bursaries targeted to specific groups of students so you will need to research whether any of them are relevant to your situation.