Human Resource Management MA/PG Dip (Online)

De Montfort University
24 months
Full time
Master's degree
Online / Distance
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Human Resource Management MA/PG Dip (Online)

About this program

Human Resource Management MA/PG Dip (Online)

This course will develop your knowledge and skills in core areas of human resource management (HRM) to help you start or further your career as an HR professional. The course will also enhance your expertise in professional activities related to employee resourcing, employee development, employment relations and employment law. You will gain experience in practical problem solving informed by leading edge theory and research.

Admission requirements

Entry criteria

Entry qualifications are normally either a degree in a business related subject with a minimum of a good honours degree (2.2 or above), or a CIPD Foundation or Advanced Certificate or Diploma with appropriate experience. Non-graduates who possess either a CIPD Foundation or Intermediate qualification or equivalent are encouraged to apply.

English Language requirements

If English is not your first language, an IELTS score of 6.0 (including a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent is required if applicable.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

Year one

  • Developing Skills for Business Leadership
  • Employee Resourcing
  • Leading, Managing and Developing People
  • Human Resource Management in Context

Year two

  • Investigating a Business Issue from a HR Perspective
  • Human Reource Management in a Legal Context
  • Employment Relations

Year two/three (MA students only)

  • Research Methods and Dissertation

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Program delivery

Supported online learning that allows you the flexibility to coordinate your study around work and family life.

The Postgraduate Diploma in HRM is studied by distance learning the course commences with an online induction and is then taught entirely online via recorded lectures, webinars, chatrooms, discussion boards, work-based projects and written materials.


2021/22 tuition fees

  • UK/EU students: £7,500
  • International students: £7,500

Career paths

Graduate careers

This course equips you to enter legal and other work relating to food issues.

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About this institute

De Montfort University

De Montfort University (DMU) in England welcome hundreds of European students every year for one of our 300 courses at foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate level. We have approx. 25,000 students studying in our 4 faculties; Business & Law; Health &...

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Why study at De Montfort University

  • Ranked 20th for Graduate Prospects (The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020)
  • In the top 10% of institutions overall recognised by the Times Higher Education’s Impact Rankings 2020
  • TEF Gold Award in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework – the only government-endorsed measure of teaching quality in higher education.
  • Campus of the Future - DMU has invested £136m in transforming its campus, creating new green space in Leicester and using renewable energy technology. Four of the largest campus buildings generate renewable energy via more than 1,110 solar panels, and a wood biomass boiler cuts out the need to burn fossil fuels.
  • 2030 Climate Action - More than 100 students and staff have taken part in carbon literacy training to understand how choices like transport, clothes, overseas travel and food impact the planet. DMU and the University of Leicester have teamed up with Leicester City Council to deliver the training in city schools. DMU has halved its carbon dioxide emissions since 2005.

Contact info

De Montfort University

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LE1 9BH Leicester
United Kingdom

Phone no: +44(0)116 2 50 60 70

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