Human Resources Management MSc

University of Surrey
1-2 Years
Full time/part time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Guildford
English
October 2023

About this program

Human Resources Management MSc

Our MSc in Human Resources Management will give you the skills you need to help organisations of all kinds lead with dynamic, forward-thinking HR.

We combine engaging academic study with the development of important professional skills that will impress prospective employers. Our course is also accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

Outside of the taught program itself, studying with us also gives you access to exciting talks and valuable networking events with HR leaders, skills workshops and much more. You will also have the opportunity to conduct applied HR research in a real organisation.

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Admission requirements

A minimum of a 2:2 UK honours degree (or international equivalent) in business administration, economics, human resource management, law or psychology.

Candidates with a degree in another subject plus at least one year of relevant work experience will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

English language requirements

IELTS Academic requirements or equivalent.

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


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Program content

  • Contemporary Employment Relations
  • HRM and The Business Environment
  • Leadership and Management
  • Methods and Analytics for HR Research
  • Employee Resourcing
  • Employment Law
  • Human Resource Development
  • Applied Research Dissertation
  • Developing Human Resource Management & Leadership Skills

Scholarships & funding

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

Program delivery

Course length

  • Full-time: 1 year: 7.0 overall including 6.5 in each category
  • Full-time (with placement): 2 years: 7.0 overall including 6.5 in each category
  • Part-time: 2 years: 7.0 overall including 6.5 in each category

Tuition

Please visit the University website for more information about tuition fees.

Qualification

Our course will develop your ability to use human resources to create added value for organisations and their workforces. It places strong emphasis on both stimulating academic study and professional skills development by applying evidence-based analytics and research to contemporary HR issues.

This course has a strong applied focus. For instance, you'll receive essential training in HR analytics and research skills, and then apply what you've learnt in a professional organisation. The course structure closely follows the requirements for the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development's (CIPD) Advanced Diploma in HRM, offering you the opportunity to become a Chartered Member of the CIPD after successfully completing all the modules specified in their requirements.

Career paths

We offer careers information, advice and guidance to all students whilst studying with us, which is extended to our alumni for three years after leaving the University. Our graduates have lifetime access to Surrey Pathfinder, our online portal for appointment and events bookings, jobs, placements and interactive development tools.

Some of our graduates have gone on to start their careers in the following roles:

  • Human resources officer
  • People administrator
  • Human resources assistant
  • Human resources coordinator
  • Resourcing adviser
  • Human resources manager.

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Expect more at Surrey, the University of the Year for Graduate Employment. Over 95 per cent of our graduates are in work or further study after graduating, putting us firmly in the UK top ten. This performance is a combination of talented and hard-working students and our commitment to helping you get the best work experience and career advice while you are here.

As well as the opportunity to take part in our work placement programme – rated as the best in the UK for four years in a row – across the campus you’ll find amazing simulation facilities: a fully operational pilot process plant, wind tunnels, flight simulators, a courtroom and a Clinical Simulation Centre, home to our Immersive Learning Environment that’ll transport you to the centre of clinical scenarios. These provide a safe, supervised environment to put your skills and knowledge to the test and build your professional readiness.

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